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August 26, 2016

Student Government Association President Caroline Bradley wants to leave behind a legacy of service at Southern Miss.

Sophomore English major Caroline Bradley is the newly elected Student Government Association president for the Hattiesburg campus. Bradley is an Honors College student and Emerging Leader recipient from Lucedale, Miss. We spent time asking Bradley questions about herself and her plans and goals as the new SGA president for the 2016-17 school year. 

Q: What led you to attend The University of Southern Mississippi?

September 9, 2015

Recent Southern Miss graduate and reigning Miss Mississippi Hannah Roberts is tearing down stereotypes as a contestant in this week's Miss America pageant.

I’d been waiting on this conversation for eight months. Then it happened on Sunday, and I couldn’t be more pleased. Here’s the short version.

“Why do you have pink goggles in your office?” my 6-year-old asked me.

“It’s because we’re supporting Miss Hannah in the Miss America Pageant, and she wears pink goggles when she’s learning about science,” I said.

“She likes science?” my daughter inquired.

September 2, 2014

SGA President Jeffrey George is dedicated to the idea of inspiring fellow students to get involved in campus activities and organizations.

Student Government Association President Jeffrey George plans to leave Southern Miss better than he found it by encouraging other students to reach to the top. George, of Covington, Louisiana, is a junior political science major pursuing a minor in marketing.

Q: What led you to attend The University of Southern Mississippi?

April 3, 2013

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September 9, 2011

Student Government Association President Erick Brown hopes to leave a legacy of inclusion at Southern Miss.

Erick Brown serves as the president of the Student Government Association at The University of Southern Mississippi. Brown, a senior sociology major, recently took a few moments to reflect on his current responsibilities and outside interests in a question-and-answer format.

Q: What is your hometown and educational background?

A: I am from Columbus, Mississippi and attended Columbus High School.

Q: What were your dreams and ambitions as a small child?

May 9, 2011

New Student Printz Executive Editor Mary Margaret Halford is following in her uncle's footsteps and enjoying every second of the journey.

Southern Miss sophomore Mary Margaret Halford was recently named the Executive Editor of the Student Printz campus newspaper. Recently, Halford took a few moments to reflect on her new role at the university and other interests in a question-and-answer format.

Q: What is your hometown and educational background?

April 27, 2017

The School of Kinesiology at The University of Southern Mississippi is updating the application process for two of its online master’s programs.

The School of Kinesiology at The University of Southern Mississippi is updating the application process for two of its online master’s programs.

Prospective students applying to the fully online M.S. in Kinesiology: Physical Education or M.S. in Sport Coaching Education programs can submit alternate exam scores in lieu of GRE scores.

Applicants can submit scores from the following exams:

M.S. in Kinesiology: Physical Education

April 27, 2017

Two University of Southern Mississippi Honors College students recently participated in Posters on the Hill, an event in which 60 undergraduates from nearly every state in the nation shared their research with legislators and administration officials in the U.S. Capitol April 25-26.

Two University of Southern Mississippi Honors College students recently participated in Posters on the Hill, an event in which 60 undergraduates from nearly every state in the nation shared their research with legislators and administration officials in the U.S. Capitol April 25-26. 

April 26, 2017

The College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi honored students and faculty during its annual Awards Ceremony held Friday, April 21 in the Scianna Hall McDonnell Auditorium. A reception followed the ceremony. Southern Farm Bureau Insurance sponsored the event.

The College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi honored students and faculty during its annual Awards Ceremony held Friday, April 21 in the Scianna Hall McDonnell Auditorium. A reception followed the ceremony. Southern Farm Bureau Insurance sponsored the event.

Overall, for Spring 2017, the college honored 40 students with 50 awards. In addition there were two faculty awards presented: Russ Willis -- Joseph A. Greene Excellence in Teaching Award, and Dr. Chad Miller -- Louis K. Brandt Publication Award. 

Student Awards:

April 25, 2017

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences' Doctor of Audiology program at The University of Southern Mississippi held its annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, April 22 at the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

 

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences' Doctor of Audiology program at The University of Southern Mississippi held its annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, April 22 at the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

Those who earned white coats include: Mary Brunson, Mason Mault, Anna Scarbrough, and Stephen Williams. These outstanding individuals were awarded their White Coats by Dr. Amy Chasteen Miller, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Kathy Yadrick, Associate Dean of Research for the College of Health.

April 19, 2017

The work of students in The University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Art and Design will be on display April 25 - May 12 in the Gallery of Art and Design, located in the George Hurst Building on the Hattiesburg campus, for the annual Senior Show in Graphic Design and Sculpture. The show’s opening reception is set for April 25 from 5-7 p.m., and the public is invited.

The work of students in The University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Art and Design will be on display April 25 - May 12 in the Gallery of Art and Design, located in the George Hurst Building on the Hattiesburg campus, for the annual Senior Show in Graphic Design and Sculpture. The show’s opening reception is set for April 25 from 5-7 p.m., and the public is invited.

April 18, 2017

An Honors College senior heading to one of the country’s top law schools after graduation is The University of Southern Mississippi’s student recipient of the state’s annual Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) award.

An Honors College senior heading to one of the country’s top law schools after graduation is The University of Southern Mississippi’s student recipient of the state’s annual Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) award.

April 18, 2017

Students at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus recently elected a new assembly of peers for offices within the Student Government Association (SGA) on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. The students will assume their posts in late April.  

Students at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus recently elected a new assembly of peers for offices within the Student Government Association (SGA) on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. The students will assume their posts in late April.  

The 2017-18 SGA executive officers include:

* President – Kaytlin Dorris, senior tourism management major, Bay St. Louis

* Vice President – Casey Baker, junior biology major, Olive Branch

* Attorney General – Jordan Roberts, senior political science major, Biloxi

April 17, 2017

Their hard work and commitment to leave their future alma mater better than they found it earned many University of Southern Mississippi students much-deserved recognition for academic achievement, leadership and service at the 2017 Student Awards Ceremony, held April 11 at Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.

Their hard work and commitment to leave their future alma mater better than they found it earned many University of Southern Mississippi students much-deserved recognition for academic achievement, leadership and service at the 2017 Student Awards Ceremony, held April 11 at Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.

April 13, 2017

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research (DCUR) and Honors College will co-host USM’s 2017 Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research (DCUR) and Honors College will co-host USM’s 2017 Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creative Activity Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg campus.

April 13, 2017

Several University of Southern Mississippi business students walked away with awards during the Mississippi Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference held recently in Columbus, Miss.

Several University of Southern Mississippi business students walked away with awards during the Mississippi Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference held recently in Columbus, Miss.

The Phi Beta Lambda students from Southern Miss competed against 17 other PBL chapters from across the state and earned a combined nine awards.

April 7, 2017

Six University of Southern Mississippi students are currently presenting their scholarly projects at the annual National Conference of Undergraduate Research in Memphis, Tenn., joining 4,000 other students from across the country.

Six University of Southern Mississippi students are currently presenting their scholarly projects at the annual National Conference of Undergraduate Research in Memphis, Tenn., joining 4,000 other students from across country. 

The event was first established in 1987 by the Council on Undergraduate Research as a way to both celebrate and promote the research and creative activities of undergraduates, and this year includes participants from more than 400 institutions. 

April 7, 2017

University of Southern Mississippi undergraduate students Nathaniel Prine, Rose Curtis, and William “Blake” Martin have been recognized for their research efforts as Honorable Mentions for the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

University of Southern Mississippi undergraduate students Nathaniel Prine, Rose Curtis, and William “Blake” Martin have been recognized for their research efforts as Honorable Mentions for the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

All three are members of the University’s Honors College, while Curtis is also a USM Presidential Scholar. The trio plan to apply for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships this fall.

April 6, 2017

Susan Walley, a senior polymer science major at The University of Southern Mississippi, and recent University graduate Kristen Van de Voorde have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Susan Walley, a senior polymer science major at The University of Southern Mississippi, and recent University graduate Kristen Van de Voorde have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

April 5, 2017

The University of Southern Mississippi College of Business recently announced that students Josh Spivey and Marshall Acklin have been chosen to join the EAGLE Scholar Program for the 2017-18 year.

The University of Southern Mississippi College of Business recently announced that students Josh Spivey and Marshall Acklin have been chosen to join the EAGLE Scholar Program for the 2017-18 year.

As EAGLE Scholars, they will receive coaching and professional development from CEO’s, community leaders and other industry leaders. They also have been awarded a scholarship to assist with tuition, assistance for books and the opportunity to study abroad.

April 5, 2017

An army of University of Southern Mississippi students will fan out in the Hattiesburg area and at the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach to provide community service through “The Big Event” Saturday, April 8.

An army of University of Southern Mississippi students will fan out in the Hattiesburg area and at the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach to provide community service through “The Big Event” Saturday, April 8.

March 30, 2017

University of Southern Mississippi business students Justin McCool and Morgan Musgrove have been selected for the 2017 Eli Lilly and Company Sales Internship – a 10-week training program with the global pharmaceutical company.

 

McCool and Musgrove, both Healthcare Marketing majors, competed against students from other schools to earn the training opportunity. There were only 60 internships awarded across the country for Eli Lilly’s program.

University of Southern Mississippi business students Justin McCool and Morgan Musgrove have been selected for the 2017 Eli Lilly and Company Sales Internship – a 10-week training program with the global pharmaceutical company.

McCool and Musgrove, both Healthcare Marketing majors, competed against students from other schools to earn the training opportunity. There were only 60 internships awarded across the country for Eli Lilly’s program.

March 21, 2017

A new slate of Student Government Association (SGA) executive officers were recently chosen in elections held at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. They will assume their posts in April.

A new slate of Student Government Association (SGA) executive officers were recently chosen in elections held at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. They will assume their posts in April.

The new SGA executive officers include:

*President – Cameron Cloud, a sophomore from Hattiesburg

*Vice President – McKenna Stone, a sophomore from Biloxi, Miss.

*Treasurer – Brooks Rahaim, a sophomore from Richton, Miss. 

*Attorney General – Kayla Hubbard, a junior from Flowood, Miss.

March 21, 2017

Senior banking and finance major Zachary Irons has extended an impressive streak for The University of Southern Mississippi by capturing the prestigious 2017 Orrin W. Swayze Scholarship.

Senior banking and finance major Zachary Irons has extended an impressive streak for The University of Southern Mississippi by capturing the prestigious 2017 Orrin W. Swayze Scholarship.