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3 hrs ago | Hattiesburg American

USM names new Science & Technology dean

The University of Southern Mississippi has named David T. Hayhurst the new dean of the College of Science and Technology Hayhurst previously served as dean of the College of Engineering at both San Diego State University and the University of South Alabama .

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Related Topix: Mississippi, University of South Alabama, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science, San Diego State University

7 hrs ago | Hattiesburg American

USM student wins prestigious Truman Scholarship

University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus student Stephanie McCracken has been named a 2014 Truman Scholar.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, D'Iberville, MS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Beth Coleman signs with USM

Senior Beth Coleman has accepted a scholarship to play soccer for the University of Southern Mississippi in the fall.

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Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss to give away books at 'World Book Night'

The Department of English at the University of Southern Mississippi will participate in World Book Night on April 23 from 2- 6 p.m. at the U.S. Post Office on South 40th Avenue in Hattiesburg.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Three USM students to bike America for a cause

Three University of Southern Mississippi students will bike across the United States this summer to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Pi Kappa Phi, Fraternities

Hattiesburg American

USM festival honors children's book authors

For Christopher Paul Curtis, writing books for children is no chore. "I'm one of the luckiest people in the world, doing something I love," said Curtis, the winner of the Southern Miss Medallion, presented to him at the recent Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunherald.com

USM Gulf Park reaches record master's enrollment

The number of students getting a master's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach has reached an all-time high, and more than 30 percent of those students are working toward a computer science degree.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Sunherald.com

Former ECCC President Eddie M. Smith dies

He was 71. Smith's tenure was marked with an increase in enrollment, new program offerings, campus facilities and workforce education and training.

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Related Topix: Mississippi State University, Mississippi

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Magnolia State Bank welcomes Johnson

Magnolia State Bank recently announced Anne Carol Johnson as the new business development officer at the Hattiesburg office.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS

Hattiesburg American

USM Theater presents 'The Tempest'

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Theatre presents "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Tatum Theatre.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

Hattiesburg American

USM Live Oak Writing Project deadline April 25

The Live Oak Writing Project at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus invites teachers to participate in their annual Invitational Summer Institute to be held June 9 - July 3 at the university's Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, MS

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Washington Times

UAFS professor prepares students for life

For Melissa Whiting , teaching is about challenging students, encouraging them to take risks and preparing them for their post-academic lives.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, University of Oklahoma, University of Tulsa, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

Acting president named at BSCC

Less than a month after announcing the retirement of Dr. Anne McNutt as Bevill State Community College's president, Alabama Post-Secondary Chancellor Mark Heinrich announced Friday that Thomas Huebner Jr. would take over as acting president on Monday.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Southwest Baptist University, University of Georgia

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Sunherald.com

University of Southern Mississippi Gulf...

TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALD USM Student Government Association president LaQuita Gresham begins the student question session with Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett at the Gulf Park campust on Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Sunherald.com

University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park students seek amenities, equality to Hattiesburg campus

Students at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus have been trying to get in touch with the administration on the Hattiesburg campus about some issues they've been having, and when they found out President Rodney Bennett was having a meeting with faculty on the Gulf Park campus Friday, they saw an opportunity to have their voices ... (more)

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The Times-Picayune

Felines rule at Lynn Chiche's SpayMart where its 'cats, cats and more cats'

On Sunday, the SpayMart cat sanctuary near Picayune, Miss., is bustling with volunteers.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Slidell, LA, Mandeville, LA, Metairie, LA

The Mississippi Press

Friends of the Library host Randy Pierce at book signing

The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host MS Supreme Court Justice and author Randy Pierce for a book signing and discussion on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 10 a.m. Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Randy Pierce has drawn from a rich pantry of ingredients Mississippi political lore, partisan animosities, childlike innocence, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lucedale, MS, George County, MS, Greene County, MS, University of Mississippi

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WALA

The Interview: Milken Educator Award winner Jennifer Olewnik

Every year the exceptional work of one state educator is recognized by the Milken Family Foundation.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hattiesburg American

International Food Fair set for Thursday at USM

University of Southern Mississippi international students will showcase their homelands during the annual International Food Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Baptist Student Center, 214 North 31st Ave. The International Food Fair allows those who attend to have an opportunity to sample cuisine from various countries prepared by the ... (more)

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Hattiesburg American

USM to host roundtable of military families

The University of Southern Mississippi's Dale Center for the Study of War and Society presents "Beyond Combat: Military Families at War" at 5:30 p.m. Monday on the Hattiesburg campus.

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Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Life, Veteran Affairs

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