January 20, 2019  

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Today’s email includes news releases about the graduation of eight interns from the Project SEARCH program sponsored by the Institute for Disability Studies, and a preview of the popular FestivalSouth® event.


Today’s email includes news releases about our online bachelor’s degree in Library Science earning a No. 2 national ranking by Best Colleges, and two prestigious awards presented by the University’s Association of Office Professionals.


Today’s email includes news releases announcing USM earning Military Friendly Gold Status for the second consecutive year and dates/locations for annual summer parties sponsored by the USM Alumni Association.


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.