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October 7, 2016

USM Professor Dr. Greg Bradley says that human behavior and mathematics have always intrigued him.

Dr. Gregory T. Bradley is a clinical assistant professor for the Department of Management and International Business in the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi. In addition to serving as a Southern Miss faculty, Bradley also owns a behavioral research firm, The Bradley Research Group, which specializes in measuring consumer behavior.

August 1, 2014

Our ability and willingness to come together and talk through issues will build a solid foundation for the University and the coastal community to become a much more economically progressive area.

As President of The University of Southern Mississippi, I am deeply troubled that USM’s commitment to meeting the needs of the Mississippi Gulf Coast has been called into question. I am aware of the historical tension surrounding access to higher education in the coastal community, and I respect each community member who has worked tirelessly to ensure that the coast is not marginalized or overlooked but is instead recognized as a critical region that deserves access to quality educational opportunities.

February 13, 2013

Dr. Rodney Bennett, incoming president at The University of Southern Mississippi, addresses a large group of students who turned out for a campus cleanup project on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The student-led project was coordinated in response to the EF-4 tornado that struck the Southern Miss campus and the Hattiesburg area on Sunday, Feb. 10.

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May 21, 2019

The College of Business and Economic Development at The University of Southern Mississippi honored students and faculty during the Spring 2019 Awards Ceremony held in April. Overall, the college honored seven faculty members along with 44 undergraduate and graduate students. 

The College of Business and Economic Development at The University of Southern Mississippi honored students and faculty during the Spring 2019 Awards Ceremony held in April. Overall, the college honored seven faculty members along with 44 undergraduate and graduate students. 

Award winners include the following:

Faculty Awards:

Dr. Srinidhi Kanuri (School of Finance) - Louis K. Brandt Publication Award

Dr. Brigitte Burgess (School of Marketing) - Joseph A. Greene Excellence in Teaching Award

May 21, 2019

The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business and Economic Development has been recognized among the nation’s best in national rankings recently announced by a pair of online publications.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business and Economic Development has been recognized among the nation’s best in national rankings recently announced by a pair of online publications.

May 14, 2019

The Advisory Board for The University of Southern Mississippi's School of Accountancy experienced a dramatic percent increase in membership during the 2018-19 academic year, welcoming 11 new professionals to the group.

The Advisory Board for The University of Southern Mississippi's School of Accountancy experienced a dramatic percent increase in membership during the 2018-19 academic year, welcoming 11 new professionals to the group.

Dr. Marvin Bouillon, director of the School of Accountancy, has worked diligently to increase membership and participation in the school's Advisory Board since he began in July 2018.  

May 9, 2019

The Southern Entrepreneurship Program at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) wrapped up another successful year with the 12th Annual SEP State Competition held May 8 at the Trent Lott Center on the University’s Hattiesburg campus.

The Southern Entrepreneurship Program at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) wrapped up another successful year with the 12th Annual SEP State Competition held May 8 at the Trent Lott Center on the University’s Hattiesburg campus.

Each year, the SEP program begins with between 500 and 700 students from high schools across the state.

April 26, 2019

“Whether you are an artist, an educator, or a restaurateur, success follows passion every time,” said local businessman Robert St. John upon accepting the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented to him by The University of Southern Mississippi.

 

The University’s College of Business and Economic Development honored St. John during a special luncheon held Friday, April 26 at the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

“Whether you are an artist, an educator, or a restaurateur, success follows passion every time,” said local businessman Robert St. John upon accepting the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented to him by The University of Southern Mississippi.

The University’s College of Business and Economic Development honored St. John during a special luncheon held Friday, April 26 at the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

April 22, 2019

The School of Marketing and the School of Performing and Visual Arts at The University of Southern Mississippi have partnered to offer a unique experience for a diverse group of students looking to practice their skills. Dr. Chris Balaski, professor of sales, and Dr. Monica Hayes, professor of theatre, oversee the initiative. 

The School of Marketing and the School of Performing and Visual Arts at The University of Southern Mississippi have partnered to offer a unique experience for a diverse group of students looking to practice their skills. Dr. Chris Balaski, professor of sales, and Dr. Monica Hayes, professor of theatre, oversee the initiative. 

April 18, 2019

The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business and Economic Development continues its International Business Speaker Series with a presentation by Shelly Reboul, Export Sales Manager at Sanderson Farms at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 25 in Scianna Hall (Room 1048) on the Hattiesburg campus.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business and Economic Development continues its International Business Speaker Series with a presentation by Shelly Reboul, Export Sales Manager at Sanderson Farms at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 25 in Scianna Hall (Room 1048) on the Hattiesburg campus.

April 1, 2019

Longtime economic development professional William “Skip” Scaggs will be the featured guest as part of the International Business Speaker Series on Thursday, April 4 at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus. Scaggs’ address is set for 11 a.m. in Scianna Hall’s McDonnell Auditorium.

Longtime economic development professional William “Skip” Scaggs will be the featured guest as part of the International Business Speaker Series on Thursday, April 4 at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus. Scaggs’ address is set for 11 a.m. in Scianna Hall’s McDonnell Auditorium.

A native of Meridian, Miss., Scaggs current serves as Executive Director of the North Mississippi Industrial Development Association, a regional economic development organization covering 30 counties in Northeast Mississippi.

March 22, 2019

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Master’s in Nursing program made a significant leap in Best Graduate Schools rankings for 2020 by U.S. News & World Report. The USM program climbed from No. 136 in the 2019 rankings to a new position of No. 111.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Master’s in Nursing program made a significant leap in Best Graduate Schools rankings for 2020 by U.S. News & World Report. The USM program climbed from No. 136 in the 2019 rankings to a new position of No. 111.

The University’s part-time Master’s in Business Administration program also made a return to the rankings for 2020, occupying the No. 213 spot among more than 320 eligible programs.

February 25, 2019

The College of Business and Economic Development at The University of Southern Mississippi will kick off its Spring 2019 Inspired Leaders Series on Wednesday, Feb. 27 with a presentation by alumnus Duane Lock, founder and president of River Oaks Energy Dallas, Texas.

The College of Business and Economic Development at The University of Southern Mississippi will kick off its Spring 2019 Inspired Leaders Series on Wednesday, Feb. 27 with a presentation by alumnus Duane Lock, founder and president of River Oaks Energy Dallas, Texas.

The lecture will be held from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. in the McDonnell Auditorium of Scianna Hall on the Hattiesburg campus.

The Inspired Leaders Series provides industry leaders the opportunity to present their insights in large and small group settings with students.

February 20, 2019

Dr. Shannon Campbell, director of the Trent Lott National Center for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been awarded the Marsha N. Hamilton Spirit Award by the Mississippi Development Authority.

Dr. Shannon Campbell, director of the Trent Lott National Center for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been awarded the Marsha N. Hamilton Spirit Award by the Mississippi Development Authority.

Campbell, who has served as the Trent Lott Center director since 2013, was recognized for “extraordinary service in economic development.” The award is presented annual by the MDA to the state’s most deserving leader in that field of expertise.

February 14, 2019

The University of Southern Mississippi’s international business program has been ranked among the nation’s Top-50 in a recent surveyed published by online resource guide Study.com.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s international business program has been ranked among the nation’s Top-50 in a recent surveyed published by online resource guide Study.com.

USM’s program occupies the No. 26 spot in Study.com’s Best 50 International Business Schools list for 2019.

February 12, 2019

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Southern Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) recently wrapped up a series of three STRIVE! workshops designed to offer budding high school entrepreneurs a deeper look into key topics like communication and market research.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Southern Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) recently wrapped up a series of three STRIVE! workshops designed to offer budding high school entrepreneurs a deeper look into key topics like communication and market research.

Administered through USM’s Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education (CEEE), the SEP directly engages more than 600 aspiring young entrepreneurs each year.  

February 11, 2019

University of Southern Mississippi alum Aimee Murry will serve as guest speaker for the first International Business Speaker Series of the spring semester from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at Scianna Hall on the Hattiesburg campus.

University of Southern Mississippi alum Aimee Murry will serve as guest speaker for the first International Business Speaker Series of the spring semester from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at Scianna Hall on the Hattiesburg campus.

February 10, 2019

An extensive renovation of venerable Joseph Greene Hall on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus is nearing completion as the facility transitions from housing one major academic unit to another.

 

The estimated $13-million project is scheduled for substantial completion in April. For almost 50 years the building housed USM’s business program, but all units associated with that program moved to newly constructed Scianna Hall in 2015.

An extensive renovation of venerable Joseph Greene Hall on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus is nearing completion as the facility transitions from housing one major academic unit to another.

The estimated $13-million project is scheduled for substantial completion in April. For almost 50 years the building housed USM’s business program, but all units associated with that program moved to newly constructed Scianna Hall in 2015.