Southern Miss Business June Newsletter

"Southern Miss is a special place and I am honored to join the College of Business and Economic Development as the new dean. Southern Miss has played a crucial role in molding and shaping me into who I am today, so it is exciting to have the opportunity to return to my alma mater and join the CBE faculty and staff in positively impacting the lives of current and future students." - Dr. J. Bret Becton

New University Website

The University of Southern Mississippi has launched a brand new website! The new site creates a visually engaging user experience for all web page visitors! Check it out and please forgive us for broken links or missing items, we are still putting on all the finishing touches!

Mississippi Accounting Graduates

Dr. Marvin Bouillon, Director of the School of Accountancy, was recently interviewed by MS Business Journal for an article titled Placement rates high for recent Mississippi accounting graduates. Read the full article here.

“It is not just crunching numbers. We do a lot of focusing on critical thinking, analytical skills, technology, technical skills, and communication.” - Dr. Marvin Bouillon

President Bennett joins business students in London!

The rain didn't stop our students attending British Studies from showing Dr. Rodney D. Bennett, President of Southern Miss, around London. Dr. Bennett joined the students on their trip to the Royal Naval Observatory in Greenwich.

Dr. Rodney Bennett was caught helping complete a crossword that the students had been working on as a group while they traveled to Greenwich.

Chick-fil-A Corporate Leadership Program

Two of our accounting students, Rachel Green and Tyler Pittman, received the opportunity to attend a three-day event held by Chick-fil-A Corporate in Atlanta, GA. 58 students from all over the country were selected to attend the leadership program, designed for those pursuing careers in accounting and IT.

Educator's Changemaker Award Recipient, Dr. SherRhonda Gibbs

Congratulations to Dr. SherRhonda Gibbs for receiving the Educator's Changemaker Award from the Diana International Research Institute during the institute's 2019 Impact Day. The Diana International Research Institute Impact Day is the first global convening of investors, accelerators, policy-makers, researchers, women entrepreneurs, and other disrupters who are dedicated to changing the landscape of financing women entrepreneurs.

"It's a privilege to be counted amongst some of the leading entrepreneurship advocates and faculty in the country."- Dr. SherRhonda Gibbs

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