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The Point Sur: USM’s Opportunity to Advance South Mississippi

Recently, I had the opportunity to experience a significant milestone in the growth and development of The University of Southern Mississippi’s research program as...

Education Board Scolds Legislature

Last week, the Clarion-Ledger reported several harsh comments made by the Mississippi Board of Education regarding the state legislature’s attitude towards education reform. The remarks...

Eagle SPUR Offers Research Grant

The Eagle Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research (Eagle SPUR), established in fall 2013, is a competitive research experience opportunity, in which students conduct independent...

Principal: Do We Want to Educate Our Students or Not?

By Shannon Eubanks BROOKHAVEN — Last year, an amendment to the Mississippi Constitution that would mandate adequate and efficient funding of public schools — and...

Mississippi Drops PARCC Testing

The Mississippi Board of Education withdrew the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) consortium Jan. 16, according to the...

Gunn Proposes Common Core Reform

Last week Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn introduced a bill that would make some changes to the current system of education standards in Mississippi,...

Opportunity for Education Equality in Obama College Plan

Last week, President Barack Obama announced a new federal plan to ensure two tuition-free years for potential students at any community college in the...

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Lady Eagles drop winning streak to late rush from Blue Raiders

(Photo/Charles Arnold) The Lady Eagles' three-game win streak ended Saturday afternoon after collapsing in the fourth quarter against Middle Tennessee,...
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Message from the President

University of Southern Mississippi President Dr. Rodney Bennett sent this message to all students and faculty Jan. 21, 2022: Dear...

Stevenson leads Golden Eagles to 50-point win in historic night

(Photos/Tyron Dawson) (Graphic/Charlie Luttrell) Wednesday night marked many historic feats for Southern Miss basketball as Tyler Stevenson fired on all...

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Lady Eagles drop winning streak to late rush from Blue Raiders

(Photo/Charles Arnold) The Lady Eagles' three-game win streak ended Saturday...

Message from the President

University of Southern Mississippi President Dr. Rodney Bennett sent...