The University of Southern Mississippi College of Business and Economic Development and its Business Advisory Council has chosen Billy Hewes as the 2019 Boardman Alumnus of the Year and Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker as the Young Alumnus of the Year.
The University of Southern Mississippi Police Department is directing faculty, staff and students to disregard a flyer circulating throughout the Hattiesburg campus containing false information about a kidnapping ploy.
When University of Southern Mississippi senior Michael Matrick gets a craving for funnel cake fries, he simply searches for the black and gold box truck parked somewhere on the Hattiesburg campus.
The University of Southern Mississippi sports a well-documented tradition of excellence in producing Goldwater Scholarship winners. And now the bar has been raised even higher as three USM students have earned the prestigious award for 2019, including one student from Hattiesburg.
“Whether you are an artist, an educator, or a restaurateur, success follows passion every time,” said local businessman Robert St. John upon accepting the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented to him by The University of Southern Mississippi.
A grant made possible through the Asbury Foundation Distinguished Professor in Nursing fund is helping University of Southern Mississippi nursing faculty and students provide healthcare to an under-served area of Hattiesburg.