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Southern Miss News – Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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Welcome to the daily email for media members that includes news and notes from The University of Southern Mississippi. Today’s email includes an invitation to media from the College of Arts and Sciences for an announcement about the upcoming Symphony Orchestra season. 

Media inquiries can be directed to Van Arnold at 601.266.5568 or van.arnold@usm.edu, or David Tisdale at 601.266.4499 or d.g.tisdale@usm.edu.

Media Advisory

The College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Music will announce the Symphony Orchestra’s season schedule, and the new leadership team today, Tuesday, July 10 at 10 a.m., at the Ogletree Alumni House on the Hattiesburg Campus.

Media are invited to an announcement by the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Music of USM’s internationally acclaimed Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-19 season schedule. New, associated leadership roles for key administratorswill also be announced at this event. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Lopinto, Assistant to the Dean for Arts Public Relations and Marketing, 601.266.5620, mike.lopinto@usm.edu; or David Tisdale, University Communications, at 601.266.4499.  

News Releases

Dr. Alan Thompson named USM’s NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative: https://news.usm.edu/article/thompson-named-university-southern-mississippi-ncaa-faculty-athletics-representative

Human Capital Development Students Examine Management, Planning Principles in Mini Session Course: https://news.usm.edu/article/human-capital-development-students-examine-management-planning-principles-summer-mini-sessio

Media Expert Availability

Director of Legal Studies Angela Burton is available to discuss President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. To schedule an interview, email mediaexperts@usm.edu. For a full list of USM media experts, visit: http://news.usm.edu/resource/usm-faculty-experts-media-requests

Photo and/or Video Opportunities

USM continues hosting the Midsummer Musical Theatre Experience in the Department of Theatre through July 20 on the Hattiesburg campus. For more than a decade, the Midsummer Musical Theatre Experience has provided programming for developing acting, singing and dancing skills for ages 8-15. The campers will perform the 2017 winner of the New York Children’s Musical Theatre Festival “Giants in the Sky.” Camp times are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily. Contact Professor Robin Aronson at robin.aronson@usm.edufor more information. Read more about the camp here: https://news.usm.edu/article/usm-summer-camp-will-help-kids-develop-singing-dancing-acting-skills

To schedule coverage, contact Van Arnold or David Tisdale.

About The University of Southern Mississippi

Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, our students have collected three Truman Scholarships and 18 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. USM students also lead Mississippi with 21 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Our Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of only 36 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at usm.edu.