Southern Miss

USM announces temporary waiver for graduate school test requirements

By STAFF REPORTS,

In response to current restrictions created by the COVID-19 health crisis, the University of Southern Mississippi is temporarily waiving requirements for the Graduate Management Admission Test and the Graduate Records Examinations for all Graduate School applicants during the summer and fall 2020 admission periods.


Southern Miss students adjust to virtual classes following campus close

By LAUREL THRAILKILL,

On March 12, Southern Miss President Rodney D. Bennett sent out a message providing updates about how COVID-19 will affect Southern Miss operations.

According to the message, spring break has been extended until March 27. Classes will resume March 30 in an online or remote delivery format for the rest of the semester.



USM officials upset $5M payment from embattled welfare group didn’t live up to its promises

By JOSHUA WILSON,

University of Southern Mississippi officials are “disappointed” that a sublease agreement with the Mississippi Community Education Center – one that resulted in a $5 million payment to the university’s athletic foundation and the construction of a new volleyball facility – did not live up to its promises.







Southern Miss graduate has ‘rock star’ status with Boeing

By DAVID TISDALE,

A recent graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi School of Polymer Science and Engineering is taking what her advisor describes as a “rock star” position with The Boeing Company, the world's leading manufacturer of aerospace products, serving national and international commercial and defense interests.






Pages