A secret society, the Gold Leaf, has contributed $777.77 to the Eagle's Nest Food Pantry.
Scholarship applications are open through March 31 for social work students with roots in south Mississippi. The Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Lawrence & Lucimarian Roberts Helpline Scholarship Fund will award two scholarships of $2,500 each to undergraduate or graduate students who meet all the following criteria: Currently enrolled or plan to be enrolled next school … Continue reading Apply by March 31 for Two $2,500 Scholarships
Two recent studies about food insecurity show why the on-campus Eagle's Nest Food Pantry is such a crucial resource at Southern Miss. Students Jacky Thompson and Tyesha Christopher, along with Dr. Tamara Hurst, are featured in a recent story in the Hattiesburg American that highlights the efforts of the pantry to serve the needs of … Continue reading Story Features Eagle’s Nest Food Pantry, Highlights Food Insecurity
At its most recent meeting, the board of directors of the Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers adopted the following position statement: The current U.S. health care system is broken. Despite the advances of the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans remain uninsured, and many millions more are underinsured, unable to afford … Continue reading NASW Mississippi Chapter wants universal health care
How many times will we fly flags at half-mast to mark the “senseless tragedy” of domestic mass murder before we undertake BOTH improvement of mental health intervention AND sensible gun regulation? Wake up, America. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.
Nearly 50 faculty, staff, students and alumni will be participating in the NASW-MS Conference in March.
Chantel Gary is a junior Social Work student who loves Southern Miss because faculty and staff "want you to succeed and believe that you can do it."
Anthony Ray Hinton's story inspires three Social Work students who traveled to Tuscaloosa with Dr. Tim Rehner.
The Eagle's Nest Food Pantry is partnering in a project in which residential students are donating a portion of their meal plans to help fellow students in need.
Students can meet their 40-hour service obligation in a non-traditional setting. Great for animal lovers!