Recent high-profile celebrity suicides have combined with alarming new reports of rising U.S. suicide rates to unleash a virtual tsunami of concern. In the past three days, I’ve read at least a half-dozen heartfelt pleas for anyone with suicidal urges to seek professional help, and another half-dozen calls to “end the stigma” associated with getting … Continue reading Ending stigma is not enough to stem the tide of suicide
It was a challenge that made everyone feel - and look - good. The Gulf Park BSW Club at the Southern Miss School of Social Work raised $500 for the Gulf Coast Center for Nonviolence and in the process had some fun with male faculty, students and administrators who agreed to wear red lipstick if the … Continue reading In the Red: Gulf Park BSW Club Raises Funds for Nonviolence Center
Social Work students install a pinwheel garden to recognize abused and neglected children.
Four Southern Miss students travel to Connecticut for training and leave empowered to pursue their political ambitions.
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
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!
Social work students know best: When planning a community, public investment - for healthcare, education, economic development and infrastructure - is essential to quality of life.
Trump won't go quietly or immediately. In the meantime, we need a unifying vision that is more than just resistance.
Denounce but do not obsess over Trump's nonsense. Instead, resist his policies and articulate a new vision for solidarity.