May 23, 2019  

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Today’s message includes a coverage opportunity regarding the College of Business and Economic Development’s Inspired Leaders Series.

 

The inaugural Inspired Leaders Series address will be delivered by USM alumnus Duane Lock, founder and president of River Oaks Energy, Dallas, Texas. The Inspired Leaders Series provides industry leaders the opportunity to present their insight in large-and-small group settings with students.

 

Today’s message includes news releases about a partnership between USM and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to provide a new teacher pathway program; a preview of the College of Business and Economic Development’s Inspired Leaders Series, and a recap of the Big Event community service program.

 

The University will hold a news conference today at 11 a.m. in the President’s Conference Room of the Aubrey K. Lucas Administration Building on the Hattiesburg campus to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding to recognize a new, innovative teacher education pathway program offered through an official partnership between Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and The University of Southern Mississippi. 

 

Mississippi education leaders are expected to attend the signing of a memorandum of understanding for “Teacher’s College,” a new, innovative teacher education pathway program established between MGCCC and USM. 

 

Today’s message includes news releases announcing the 2019 Ezra Jack Keats literary awards and a preview of the final Spring 2019 presentation of the McCarthy Lecture Series. 

 

The 5th annual race for The Children’s Center at USM will be held on Saturday morning. The fun run (children only) will take place at The Children’s Center on Friday at 5:30 pm and the 5K and 10K will take place at the Pride Field parking lot at USM at 8:30 am

 

Today’s message includes the announcement that the University earned the highest free speech rating possible from the Foundation for Individual Rights.

 

The Laurel Sertoma Club has established a $25,000 endowment to support the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi which provides services to children and families who may otherwise be unable to receive those benefits.