November 15, 2018  

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Today’s email includes news releases previewing the 70th Girls State convention being held on the Hattiesburg campus; the annual two-week FestivalSouth® event; and a lineup of Small Business Development Center workshops scheduled for June on the Hattiesburg and Gulf Park campuses.


Today’s email includes news releases announcing Dr. David R. Davies’ selection as a Scripps Howard Visiting Professor in Social Media; a new program from the Institute of Disability Studies that assists young adults with job training and internships, and a recap of graduation festivities at The Children’s Center for Communication and Development.


In case you missed them, here are a few of the top, recent stories from The University of Southern Mississippi.


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.