Posts Tagged ‘USM’

USM to build new Coast facility

by Wally Northway Published: February 11,2010

Tags: disaster recovery, education, higher education, Hurricane Katrina, USM

LONG BEACH — Construction of a new building on the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus is a sign of its recovery from Hurricane Katrina. The $7.6-million Science Building will feature 33,580 square feet of biology and chemistry laboratories, a marine science laboratory, faculty offices, research space and classrooms. Construction for the facility is […] [...]

Southern Miss looking to slash budget

by MBJ Newswires Published: August 17,2009

Tags: USM

HATTIESBURG — University of Southern Mississippi (USM) officials are reviewing budget cuts proposed by a campus-wide committee, as well as identifying additional areas for reductions, to lower spending by $11-$12 million for fiscal year 2011. The proposed spending reductions are in response to an anticipated shortfall in state appropriations and general cost increases. The university’s […] [...]

GE, Southern Miss to collaborate

BATESVILLE AND HATTIESBURG — Gov. Haley Barbour and officials from GE Aviation have announced a unique research collaboration with the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) for technology and advanced material development in the company’s Composites Operation in Batesville. GE’s partnership with the USM School of Polymers and High Performance Materials is focused on the development […] [...]

Q&A: Dr. Martha Saunders, president of the University of Southern Mississippi

by MBJ Staff Published: June 8,2009

Tags: Martha Saunders, University of Southern Mississippi, USM

Black and gold heritage Learning more about the leader of the Eagles Dr. Martha Saunders’ philosophy on education follows three simple principles: know your students, connect them to bigger things and set a good example. Her career has taken her to such universities as Columbus State Georgia University, University of West Florida and the University […] [...]

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