Posts Tagged ‘Southern Miss’

Polk, Palazzo honored

Longtime Magee businessman John Polk and U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo were honored recently as alumni of the year by the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi. Polk, retired executive of Polk Meat Products and newly elected state senator, received the Boardman Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award. Palazzo, who is serving his […] [...]

USM Oil Spill Study

HATTIESBURG- Brian Richard, director of the Center for Community and Economic Development at Southern Miss, talks with MBJ-TV about his ongoing study of the economic impact of the 2010 BP oil spill on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. [...]

USM Lott Center Hosts Business Seminars

HATTIESBURG- MBJ-TV travels to the University of Southern Mississippi for “Impact Southern Miss 2011″, a series of business and economic symposiums hosted by the Trent Lott National Center of Excellence for Economic Development & Entrepreneurship. [...]

USM Accelerator Open for Business

HATTIESBURG- The Accelerator at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg is open for business and ready to stand at the forefront of the global industrial science market. [...]

Climate Action Plan

Southern Miss will save $273 million by being ‘greener’ with initiative   The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is the only university in the state and one of the few in the country that is an official “green school” by virtue of having adopted a Climate Action Plan (CAP) that will greatly reduce the school’s […] [...]

USM honors faculty and staff

University of Southern Mississippi president Martha Saunders recently honored current and former members of the university’s faculty and staff and introduced the charter members of the Centennial Legacy Circle during the Centennial Convocation Tuesday on the Hattiesburg campus. The Centennial Legacy Circle includes current and former members of the university’s faculty and staff who have […] [...]

Southern Miss turns 100

University changes Hattiesburg’s direction Arguably, the most important date in the community and economic development history of the City of Hattiesburg is March 30, 1910, On that day, Mississippi Normal College, dedicated entirely to teacher training, was chartered by the Mississippi Legislature. The first class had a mere 227 students led by 17 faculty members. […] [...]

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