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June 9, 2015

Adjunct professor in Department of Human Capital Development focuses on real-world applications as part of teaching philosophy.

For the past five years, Dr. David Vance has served as adjunct professor of managing workplace learning in the Department of Human Capital Development on the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus. In 2006, Dr. Vance received the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) of the Year award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. In 2004, he was named the Corporate University Leader of the Year by the International Quality and Productivity Center for their annual CUBIC (Corporate University Best in Class) Awards. Dr.

April 1, 2015

The University's acquisition of the unique Point Sur research vessel helps Southern Miss not only enhance the high-quality education and research opportunities we provide as the leading marine science institution in the state of Mississippi, but it will also provide valuable benefits to our community and associated marine economy.

Recently, I had the opportunity to experience a significant milestone in the growth and development of The University of Southern Mississippi’s research program as the research vessel Point Sur made its way across the Panama Canal. As I traveled to the country of Panama, entered the waters of both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, and explored the most recent addition to USM’s fleet, I was struck by the impact this vessel will have on our marine science research initiatives.

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.

September 25, 2012

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September 20, 2012

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September 7, 2012

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September 12, 2011

Southern Miss student, faculty and staff participate in the Fall 2011 Convocation at Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.

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May 24, 2016

In an ongoing effort to promote academic excellence for its students, faculty and staff, The University of Southern Mississippi celebrated the groundbreaking for the future Gulf Park Business and Health Building, Monday, May 23, on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

 

The new project will provide for a two-story, 25,000-square-foot academic facility that will house the University’s Gulf Park operations for the colleges of Business and Health.

In an ongoing effort to promote academic excellence for its students, faculty and staff, The University of Southern Mississippi celebrated the groundbreaking for the future Gulf Park Business and Health Building, Monday, May 23, on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The new project will provide for a two-story, 25,000-square-foot academic facility that will house the University’s Gulf Park operations for the colleges of Business and Health.

May 17, 2016

Are they frogs or lizards? When it comes to salamanders, maybe these amphibians are a mixture of both.

 

University of Southern Mississippi graduate student Jen Lamb has spent the past couple of years studying this diverse creature in and around the University’s Lake Thoreau Environmental Center.

Are they frogs or lizards? When it comes to salamanders, maybe these amphibians are a mixture of both.

University of Southern Mississippi graduate student Jen Lamb has spent the past couple of years studying this diverse creature in and around the University’s Lake Thoreau Environmental Center.

“The salamanders I work with play an important role in the ecosystem,” said Lamb. “They are numerous, so they provide a large food source while also being predators themselves. They eat invertebrates, bugs, worms, things like that.”

May 17, 2016

The Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus is in search of volunteers to assist with the 2016 Area III Special Olympics Summer Games Saturday, June 4 at 9 a.m. on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus is in search of volunteers to assist with the 2016 Area III Special Olympics Summer Games Saturday, June 4 at 9 a.m. on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The event, which is a precursor to the Special Olympics of Mississippi’s fall games in October at Camp Shelby, will include four games: softball, soccer, horseshoes and croquet. More than 100 athletes will be in attendance.

May 16, 2016

University of Southern Mississippi alumna Jamie Thompson was recently recognized for her participation in NASA’s DEVELOP program at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Miss.

University of Southern Mississippi alumna Jamie Thompson was recently recognized for her participation in NASA’s DEVELOP program at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Miss.

May 12, 2016

University of Southern Mississippi student and Gulfport native Jamie Henton has faced many obstacles throughout her college career, but letting those obstacles hinder her from furthering her education has never been an option.

University of Southern Mississippi student and Gulfport native Jamie Henton has faced many obstacles throughout her college career, but letting those obstacles hinder her from furthering her education has never been an option.

A first generation college student, Henton has dodged many curve balls on the path to graduation, but none of those hurdles has ever stopped her from pursing her Bachelor of Arts degree in history.