October 17, 2018  

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Today’s email includes a Top-5 national ranking for the University’s child development program and a national honor for Christy Arrazattee, director of the Center for Community Engagement. In addition, history Professor Heather Stur is available to discuss the tentative U.S.-North Korea summit.

 

Today’s email includes news items about a health initiative targeting rural Mississippi residents, and chemistry Professor Doug Masterson's selection as a national advocate for high school students. In addition, mass communication and journalism Professor Mary Lou Sheffer is available to discuss social media privacy issues.

 

Today’s email includes news releases about 23 recent graduates of the College of Business who earned new business suits; national accreditation for our graduate program in counseling psychology, and new board members being appointed to the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation Board. In addition, history Professor Susannah Ural is available for interviews to discuss the significance of the Memorial Day holiday.

 

Today’s email includes news releases about Dr. Monty Graham being named to the national Board of directors for Ocean Exploration Trust, Inc., and a former client of USM’s Children’s Center for Communication Disorders earning a scholarship to attend the University.

 

Today’s email includes news releases about USM military students earning Honor Corps status and State Librarian Stephen Parks, a USM alumnus, capturing a national award. Suicide expert Dr. Michael Anestis also is available to offer insights regarding the recent Texas school shooting.

 

Today’s email includes a news release about a high national ranking for the University’s online master’s degree in sport management; a remembrance of longtime public relations director Bud Kirkpatrick; and a wrap-up on awards day at the DuBard School for Language Disorders.

 

Welcome to the daily email for media members that includes news and notes from The University of Southern Mississippi. Today’s email includes a news release about a USM professor’s contributions to the Poor People’s Campaign; the addition of three patient simulators in the College of Nursing; and the availability of a media expert to speak to the legalization of sports betting across the country.

 

Beginning on Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Office of University Communications at The University of Southern Mississippi will implement a number of new tactics to best facilitate your work as you cover USM news and events.