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USM Nursing Professor Soars to Great Heights in Dual Careers

USM Nursing Professor Soars to Great Heights in Dual Careers

Van Arnold, University Communications | September 14, 2022

One minute she is teaching students how to become nurse anesthetists; the next, she is piloting a law enforcement helicopter over the vast forests of South Mississippi. Such is the extraordinary and rewarding...

USM president Rodney Bennett to leave in July

USM president Rodney Bennett to leave in July

June 30, 2022

Dr. Bennett as Grand Marshall in 2021 Homecoming Parade| Photo by Sean Smith Writer: Kyra Lampley In an email sent to the campus community today, USM President Rodney Bennett informed...

Protesters gathered outside of U.S. Supreme Court

Anti-Abortion ban of U.S. Supreme Court’s effect on Mississippi

June 24, 2022

Protesters gathered outside of U.S. Supreme Court| Photo by Sean Smith On Friday June 24, the United States Supreme Court voted in favor of overturning Roe vs. Wade. With new laws across the...

Local animal education group brings display to campus

Local animal education group brings display to campus

Charlie Luttrell and Charlie Luttrell | April 27, 2022

Students at USM had the chance to meet a new reptilian friend on the way to class last Wednesday thanks to a local wildlife education and awareness group. Life’s Wild Adventures traveled to the USM...

Courtesy of Hazel

EV Mississippi and Hub City Humane Society host “Drive Electric” event

Kyra Lampley and Kyra Lampley | April 27, 2022

EV Mississippi partnered with the Hub City Humane Society and PetSmart for their Drive Electric Earth day and National Adopt-A-Pet Event on April 23. The event took place outside of the Hattiesburg...

AASO hosts blood drive at USM

AASO hosts blood drive at USM

Kyra Lampley and Kyra Lampley | April 7, 2022

By: Kyra Lampley Mississippi Blood Services Collection Truck outside USM Student Union. 45 minutes is the lowest estimated time of blood donation and can result in saving up to 3 lives.  On...

Golden Eagle Spotlight: A talk in the Jungle

Golden Eagle Spotlight: A talk in the Jungle

This week’s Golden Eagle Spotlight goes to something instead of someone this week, which is Hattiesburg Zoo, its exhibits and upcoming events. The director of education, reservation and wildlife Jeremy...

Van T. Jones

Former Southern Miss basketball player leads community initiative

Clarissa Henry and Clarissa Henry | March 23, 2022

You come home from a long day of work, it's after five and you're tired. You arrive home to the Mr. or the Mrs. and your two children. However, upon arrival and fatigue you find three extra children,...

Golden Eagle Spotlight: Miss Hattiesburg writes curriculum and book inspired by her brother

Golden Eagle Spotlight: Miss Hattiesburg writes curriculum and book inspired by her brother

This week’s Golden Eagle Spotlight features Southern Miss graduate student Vivian O’Neal, who created a curriculum, wrote a children’s book and serves as Miss Hattiesburg 2022 The Miss Pine Belt...

USM suspends operations in anticipation of severe weather

USM suspends operations in anticipation of severe weather

Charlie Luttrell and Charlie Luttrell | March 21, 2022

The University of Southern Mississippi announced that it has suspended all operations on both of its campuses for Tuesday, March 22, due to forecasted severe weather. The suspension means that all...

Courtesy of Joe Venus of Out Law Photography

Hattiesburg Speedway begins racing season

Loren Jones and Loren Jones | March 10, 2022

Hattiesburg Speedway began its racing season with two opening nights on Friday, March 4 and 5, 2022. Hattiesburg Speedway has been providing fast-paced racing action since its opening in 1978. Drivers...

University President Rodney Bennett speaks at the prayer breakfast. (Photo/Garret Grove)

Annual prayer breakfast focuses on community building, education

Garret Grove and Garret Grove | March 8, 2022

The Mu Gamma Lambda and Mu Xi chapters of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity held the sixteenth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ecumenical and Interracial Prayer Breakfast Saturday, March 5. People from...

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