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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.

If you cannot view the embedded video above, watch it on YouTube.

February 14, 2018

Dr. SherRhonda Gibbs, associate professor of management at The University of Southern Mississippi, was named Volunteer of the Year during the 2018 United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) conference held earlier this month at California State University-Northridge.

Dr. SherRhonda Gibbs, associate professor of management at The University of Southern Mississippi, was named Volunteer of the Year during the 2018 United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) conference held earlier this month at California State University-Northridge.

February 5, 2018

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the nation’s best online higher education programs and The University of Southern Mississippi’s online Nursing and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs have received high praise.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the nation’s best online higher education programs and The University of Southern Mississippi’s online Nursing and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs have received high praise.

February 2, 2018

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Hattiesburg will join forces with the Gulf Coast center to conduct a series of Business 101 workshops in February, 2018.

 

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Hattiesburg will join forces with the Gulf Coast center to conduct a series of Business 101 workshops in February, 2018.

The SBDC programs are designed to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs with education and training opportunities for development of business plans and concepts. In addition, trained professionals at the center help clients secure small business loans for their ventures.

The workshop schedule is as follows:

January 29, 2018

The University of Southern Mississippi has joined a Department of Energy funded university consortium led by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette that will address knowledge gaps connected to the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS).

The University of Southern Mississippi has joined a Department of Energy funded university consortium led by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette that will address knowledge gaps connected to the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS).

The goal of the three-year project is to enable more cost-efficient and environmentally sound recovery from this unconventional liquid-rich shale play. The Las Alamos National Lab, University of Oklahoma, and Missouri S&T are also participants in the consortium.

January 26, 2018

Perhaps, it is a stretch to say The University of Southern Mississippi has developed an employment pipeline for students with Fortune 500 company Cintas. Then again, maybe not. Especially when considering the fact that 147 USM graduates have been hired by Cintas over the past 10 years.

Perhaps, it is a stretch to say The University of Southern Mississippi has developed an employment pipeline for students with Fortune 500 company Cintas. Then again, maybe not. Especially when considering the fact that 147 USM graduates have been hired by Cintas over the past 10 years.

January 24, 2018

Dr. John Lambert, associate professor of International Business at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been appointed to serve on the Mississippi District Export Council. 

Dr. John Lambert, associate professor of International Business at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been appointed to serve on the Mississippi District Export Council. 

Appointment to the council is granted by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Selection is based upon energetic leadership, position in the local business community, knowledge of day-to-day international operations, interest in export developments, and willingness and ability to devote time to council activities.

January 16, 2018

Students enrolled in the International Business capstone class at The University of Southern Mississippi began the 2018 spring semester on a special note as attendees in a French American Chamber of Commerce Reception at the residence of the Consul General of France in New Orleans on Jan. 10.

 

Students enrolled in the International Business capstone class at The University of Southern Mississippi began the 2018 spring semester on a special note as attendees in a French American Chamber of Commerce Reception at the residence of the Consul General of France in New Orleans on Jan. 10.

January 8, 2018

Economic trends and forecasts will be the focal points during the Economic Outlook 2018 Forum hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi at two different venues this year – the Hattiesburg campus on Jan. 25, and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) on Feb. 1.

Economic trends and forecasts will be the focal points during the Economic Outlook 2018 Forum hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi at two different venues this year – the Hattiesburg campus on Jan. 25, and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) on Feb. 1.

January 5, 2018

Dr. Wayne Kelly, Chair of the Department of Finance, Real Estate, and Business Law at The University of Southern Mississippi, offers expert analysis about credit scores as part of a feature by personal finance website WalletHub (https://wallethub.com/).

Dr. Wayne Kelly, Chair of the Department of Finance, Real Estate, and Business Law at The University of Southern Mississippi, offers expert analysis about credit scores as part of a feature by personal finance website WalletHub (https://wallethub.com/).

WalletHub is a personal finance website that launched in early August 2013. The site is based in Washington, D.C. and owned by Evolution Finance, Inc. – parent company of the credit card website CardHub.com.

December 19, 2017

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Hattiesburg will join forces with the Gulf Coast center to conduct a series of Business 101 workshops in January, 2018.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Hattiesburg will join forces with the Gulf Coast center to conduct a series of Business 101 workshops in January, 2018.

The SBDC programs are designed to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs with education and training opportunities for development of business plans and concepts. In addition, trained professionals at the center help clients secure small business loans for their ventures.

The workshop schedule is as follows:

December 11, 2017

Audience members at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Fall 2017 Commencement no doubt noticed many graduating seniors sporting bright turquoise cords for the first time as part of their graduation ensemble.

Audience members at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Fall 2017 Commencement no doubt noticed many graduating seniors sporting bright turquoise cords for the first time as part of their graduation ensemble.

The cords represent completion of a pathway experience, such as an internship or fieldwork, and reflection and evaluation of that experience. More than 160 students proudly wore the pathway cords during morning and afternoon commencement programs held Friday, Dec. 8 on the Hattiesburg campus.

December 7, 2017

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Hattiesburg will join forces with the Gulf Coast center to conduct a series of Business 101 workshops in December.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Hattiesburg will join forces with the Gulf Coast center to conduct a series of Business 101 workshops in December.

The SBDC programs are designed to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs with education and training opportunities for development of business plans and concepts. In addition, trained professionals at the center help clients secure small business loans for their ventures.

The workshop schedule is as follows:

November 27, 2017

One current and one former graduate student in The University of Southern Mississippi’s Master of Business Administration program delivered presentations during the annual Society of Marketing Advances conference held earlier this month in Louisville, Ky.

One current and one former graduate student in The University of Southern Mississippi’s Master of Business Administration program delivered presentations during the annual Society of Marketing Advances conference held earlier this month in Louisville, Ky.

Melanie Santiago, a native of Biloxi, Miss., completed the MBA program in August of this year. She presented research that began during her MBA studies titled, “Online Brand Engagement.” Santiago earned her undergraduate degree in graphic design at USM in 2016.

November 20, 2017

Students in The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business were recognized for outstanding academic achievement during the fall 2017 honors program held Friday, Nov. 17 on the Hattiesburg campus.

Students in The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business were recognized for outstanding academic achievement during the fall 2017 honors program held Friday, Nov. 17 on the Hattiesburg campus.

Honorees (with hometowns) included the following:

School of Accountancy

Outstanding Accounting Student – Hattiesburg campus

Sheri Lowery, Sumrall, Miss.

Outstanding Accounting Student – Gulf Park campus

Moises Espinal, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

November 16, 2017

Small businesses are an important economic driver in Mississippi. The Mississippi Small Business Profile, 2017, published by the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, reports that Mississippi small businesses employed 432,231 people, or 47.7 percent of the private workforce, in 2014 and that small businesses created 5,423 net jobs in 2014.

Small businesses are an important economic driver in Mississippi. The Mississippi Small Business Profile, 2017, published by the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, reports that Mississippi small businesses employed 432,231 people, or 47.7 percent of the private workforce, in 2014 and that small businesses created 5,423 net jobs in 2014.

The report also noted that 1,371 establishments started up in the second quarter of 2015, generating 6,454 new jobs in Mississippi.