Public schools success requires adequate public funding, period

I had the opportunity to hear Mayor Barker speak about public education at the Train Depot on Wednesday afternoon.  He was both prepared and personable, and made thoughtful, no doubt sincere, remarks concerning the essential elements of public school system success – a success that he insisted is pivotal to the success of Hattiesburg as … Continue reading Public schools success requires adequate public funding, period

Making Mississippi History and Southern Miss Proud

In the latest of a series of firsts, Southern Miss social work graduate student Evelyn Sullivan has earned a fellowship that has never before gone to a Mississippian. The Council on Social Work Education selected the first-generation college student from Gulfport for its 2017-18 Minority Fellowship Program for master’s students. Of 160 recipients in the … Continue reading Making Mississippi History and Southern Miss Proud