NCAA investigation into USM, Donnie Tyndall adds to coaching chaos at Tennessee

January 22, 2015 in Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The ongoing NCAA investigation of Tennessee’s Donnie Tyndall’s former school is the latest in a series of coaching complications over what has been tumultuous several years […]

How much is tuition increasing? 4.9 percent at MSU, Ole Miss; 3.5 percent at USM

December 19, 2014 in Education

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi’s College Board gave final approval Thursday to plans for the state’s eight public universities to raise tuition by an average of 3.2 percent this fall. […]

Former employee charged with stalking 7 USM colleagues

November 18, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Police at the University of Southern Mississippi say a former campus employee is charged with seven misdemeanor counts each of stalking and disturbing the peace. Investigators […]

USM looking at ways to trim 4.5 percent from its annual budget

October 28, 2014 in Education

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Administrator say a hiring slowdown, larger classes and reducing travel are among the methods the University of Southern Mississippi may use to cut 4½ percent from […]

Donations pour in to replace flamingos killed in frat prank that led to Pascagoula teen’s arrest

October 17, 2014 in News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Hattiesburg residents are helping replace two Chilean flamingos from the Hattiesburg Zoo that died last week when one of the birds was taken during a fraternity […]

USM student Devin Nottis of Pascagoula charged in theft of zoo flamingo, fraternity suspended

October 10, 2014 in Education, News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — A 19-year-old college student on a scavenger hunt has been charged with snatching a Chilean Flamingo from a Mississippi zoo in what police say was a […]

USM picks Karen Coats as graduate dean

August 3, 2014 in Education

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Educator and administrator Karen Coats has been appointed dean of the graduate school at the University of Southern Mississippi. She began work this week in Hattiesburg. […]

USM investigating if former staff member accessed personal information

June 26, 2014 in Education, News, The Buzz

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — The University of Southern Mississippi is investigating allegations that an employee accessed personal information of other employees on the Hattiesburg campus. USM President Rodney Bennett informed […]