Posts Tagged ‘Southern Miss’

Brian Gearity serves as editor of Strength and Conditioning Journal

by Published: February 24,2014

Tags: Business, HATTIESBURG, Mississippi, Southern Miss, sports

Dr. Brian Gearity, assistant professor of sport coaching education at the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Human Performance and Recreation, served as guest editor for the just released edition of the Strength and Conditioning Journal. Gearity opens the special issue with an editorial on coaching education and its growing importance as an area of […] [...]

USM staffers Olivia Hurst and Catherine Lott recognized by Public Relations Association of Mississippi

by Published: February 24,2014

Tags: Business, education, HATTIESBURG, Mississippi, Southern Miss

Olivia Ann Hurst and Catherine Lott, staff members at the University of Southern Mississippi, were recognized at the Pine Belt chapter of Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) annual awards banquet. Hurst received the Burlian O’Neal Walker Professional Promise Award, which recognizes potential in the field of public relations. She serves as the social media […] [...]

Southern Miss offers nationally ranked MBA program

by Published: February 7,2014

Tags: Business, HATTIESBURG, Mississippi, Southern Miss

For the MBJ In a year that featured increased enrollment and changes leading to higher degree completion, the Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) program at the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business can now tout being rated among the nation’s Top 200 part-time business programs in rankings for 2014 by U.S. News & World […] [...]

USM College of Business begins new graduate certificate program

by Published: February 7,2014

Tags: Business, education, HATTIESBURG, Mississippi, Southern Miss

For the MBJ In an effort to better equip students for professional success, the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business is offering a new graduate certificate program in the foundations of business. The certificate program is available to students from all academic disciplines seeking business education on the graduate level. Four online courses are […] [...]

Robert Thompson temporarily replacing Bryan Brister at USM

by Published: January 16,2014

Tags: Business, education, HATTIESBURG, Mississippi, Southern Miss, USM

The Mississippi Polymer Institute is in a transition phase with the departure of director Dr. Bryan Brister, who has accepted a position as chief operating officer with Voltea, an international water purification company. MPI operations leader Robert Thompson will assume the role of interim director. Brister came to MPI in 2010 as director and during […] [...]

MSWTC recognizes USM’s Mark Miller

by Published: January 16,2014

Tags: Business, education, Mississippi, Southern Miss, USM

Dr. Mark Miller, professor in the University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Geography and Geology, has been selected as the recipient of the Mississippi World Trade Center’s (MSWTC) 2013 “Excellence in International Education Award.” According to MSWTC, the selection was based on Miller’s “long-standing history of active participation and support of the organization’s mission, programs […] [...]

Dr. Nancy Speed, Dr. Gary Krebs and Dr. Scott Piland assume new roles at Southern Miss

by Published: November 29,2013

Tags: Business, HATTIESBURG, Mississippi, Southern Miss

In an effort to create better synergy, while strengthening the overall administrative structure, the School of Human Performance and Recreation at the University of Southern Mississippi has instituted a significant reorganization plan. Under the new restructuring, the school will include three assistant directors, three administrative assistants and a coordinator of student services. Those assuming the […] [...]

Amy Arrington appointed to Forrest General Hospital board of trustees

by Published: November 29,2013

Tags: Business, HATTIESBURG, healthcare, Mississippi, Southern Miss

Amy Arrington has been appointed to a seat on the board of trustees for Forrest General Hospital. Arrington will serve out the unexpired term of former trustee Brad Brian, whose resignation was effective at the end of October. Arrington is a lawyer focusing on issues affecting health care organizations. [...]

Dr, Kimberly Scherlofsky joins admissions team at Southern Miss

by Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Southern Miss

The Office of Admissions at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus recently hired Dr. Kimberly C. Scherlofsky as an admissions counselor to focus on university recruiting and community outreach in the business, government and industry sectors along the Gulf Coast. Scherlofsky earned her doctorate from the University of Vienna in Austria in 2013 […] [...]

Mississippi Polymer Institute signs MOU with WIINTECH Cluster in Germany

by Published: October 23,2013

Tags: HATTIESBURG, Mississippi, Pine Belt, Southern Miss, technology

The Mississippi Polymer Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the WIINTECH group, which signifies the first official step in moving local Mississippi businesses toward international collaboration with the companies that are a part of that network. In the spring of 2012, Mississippi Polymer Institute, along with the School of Polymers and High […] [...]

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