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CSD Students Celebrate Advocacy Day at State Capitol

Posted on February 25th, 2016 by staff

The Ole Miss Handband and the National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association, two student organizations from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, along with Mississippi Speech Hearing Association (MSHA) hosted the ‘MSHA and Student Legislative Advocacy’ event at the state capitol in Jackson, Mississippi on January 28th, 2016. This event was designed to train […]

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Social Work Undergraduate Student and Ronald E. McNair Program Scholar Published

Posted on February 10th, 2016 by staff

Ms. Kaylynn Gaines, Ronald E. McNair Program Scholar and senior in the undergraduate social work program, has article published in the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program Journal.  “Self-rated health of low-socioeconomic non-Hispanic Whites in Mississippi” can be found the Summer 2015 Volume 19. See article below.

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School Seeks Nominations for Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Faculty Award: Deadline March 4, 2016

Posted on February 9th, 2016 by staff

The School of Applied Sciences is seeking nominations for the Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Faculty Award. FACULTY AWARD – This award recognizes a permanent faculty who is full time and actively engaged in teaching, scholarship, and service and whose accomplishments in one or more of these areas are considered meritorious.  Letters of nominations will be […]

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation Gives $326,000 to Rebel Well Initiative

Posted on February 1st, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation has awarded the University of Mississippi $326,000 for a second period of the RebelWell initiative for many new health and wellness programs that extend into the local schools and communities. The foundation presented the university with a check during the Jan. 27 Ole Miss […]

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UM Develops Doctoral Program in Nutrition and Hospitality Management

Posted on January 28th, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has been approved to start a Doctor of Philosophy program in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management that will offer concentrations in general nutrition, nutrition policy, sport nutrition and hospitality management. Housed within the School of Applied Sciences, NHM has more than 500 students pursuing both undergraduate and graduate […]

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Meet Applied Sciences Development Officer R. Matthew Porchivina III

Posted on January 21st, 2016 by staff

First off, you’re the brand new Development Officer for the School of Applied Sciences. What does your job entail exactly? My job entails articulating the critical role of private philanthropy to the School of Applied Sciences and the vast opportunities for voluntary support in the life of the University of Mississippi. I will strive to […]

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Alumni Profile: Rhea Davis

Posted on January 19th, 2016 by staff

Written by Annie Rhoades for Ole Miss Alumni Traveling around the world specializing in exercise physiology and wellness with the federal government, alumna Rhea Daniels (MS 99) never imagined she would one day serve as the well-being services manager for the Coca-Cola Company headquartered in Atlanta. “I had absolutely no idea I would end up […]

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School of Applied Sciences Welcomes New Network Administrator, David Woo

Posted on January 13th, 2016 by staff

As the School of Applied Sciences begins a new year, we welcome all new staff and faculty. In the office of Applied Sciences, we have a new network administrator, David Woo. We spoke with David about his new position, his past experience in IT, and how excited he is to be at Ole Miss. Tell […]

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Boy Scouts of America Awards Grant to UM Recreation Degree Program

Posted on January 7th, 2016 by staff

Written by Edwin Smith for Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – As the Scout Law states, a Boy Scout is helpful, so the Boy Scouts of America is helping the University of Mississippi fund two new graduate positions in its recreation administration degree program. The BSA has awarded the university $20,000 to fund two graduate […]

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Communication Sciences and Disorders Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration with Audiology Services Event

Posted on December 21st, 2015 by staff

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will continue celebrating their 50th anniversary with an event discussing long term care and the Effects of Affordable Care Act on speech-language pathology and audiology services. The event takes place on Friday, January 15th, 2015, at the Triplett Alumni Center Butler Auditorium on the campus of University of Mississippi. […]

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