Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
UNIVERSITY EVENTS ROUNDUP: NOV. 16-22, 2009
11/16/2009 -

JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY

Event: JSU College of Business presents Global Entrepreneurship Week. Click here for more information and a full schedule of events.
When: Monday-Sunday, Nov. 16-22
Where: JSU College of Business, 1400 John R. Lynch St., Jackson, Miss.

Event: International Education Week. Click here for more information and a full schedule of events.
When: Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 16-18
Where: Jackson State University, 1400 John R. Lynch St., Jackson, Miss.

Event: Dr. Ingrad C. Smith, associate dean of the College of Education and Human Development, will discuss her recent publication, "The Female Factor: An Anthology of Critical Issues Facing Women."
When: 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16
Where: H. T. Sampson Library, Jackson State University, 1400 John R. Lynch St., Jackson, Miss.

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY

Event: Mississippi State University's Office of Research and Economic Development presents a workshop on grant writing. Issues to be discussed will include proposal submission and compliance. Contact Jessica Northcutt for more information at (662) 325-3168.
When: 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17
Where: Lee Hall's Bettersworth Auditorium

Event: Mississippi State University guitar students from the department of music will present a recital of music by various composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, Fernando Sor, Francisco Tarrega, Leo Brouwer and Roland Dyens.
When: 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18
Where: Giles Architecture Building

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND VETERINARY MEDICINE

Event: The Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and MSU's Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences host the 27th annual Livestock Production Sale of bulls, bred heifers and cows on Thursday. The university's horse sale follows on Saturday. Interactive video bidding during the cattle sale will take place at the Forrest County Extension office in Hattiesburg and the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Raymond.
When: Thursday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 21
Where: Mississippi Horse Park, south of Starkville

Event: Mississippi cut flower growers who want to reach new markets can improve their business savvy in organic production, successful marketing and accounting, specialty selection and quality maintenance. The regional short course is sponsored by Mississippi State University, Louisiana State University, the University of Arkansas and the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers.
When: Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 17-18
Where: Hilton Memphis

Event: Mississippi State University's Collegiate 4-H chapter hosts the Southern Region Collegiate 4-H annual conference. Representatives from 13 states will take part in workshops and participate in several service projects.
When: Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20-21
Where: Bost Extension Center, MSU

MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN

Event: MUW's Office of Diversity Education and Programs is hosting HIV/AIDS Awareness week Nov. 16-19. This year's theme is "The Stronger We are, The Harder We Fight." The kickoff event is a safe sex campaign. For more information, email Phillip Cockrell.
When: 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009
Where: Hogarth Dining Center lobby

Event: MUW's Scientific Enrichment Program will have a workshop titled Waterworks 101 for home schooled students in grades second through fifth. Participants will observe a groundwater flow model during lunch and learn about streams and rivers afterward. Teachers and parents attending will receive digital copies of the presentations along with classroom/home versions of the activities done in the workshop. Click here for more information or contact Kenny Langley, program coordinator, at (662) 329-7379.
When: 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 and Tuesday, Nov. 17 (fifth grade students from Annunciation Catholic School)
Where: Plymouth Bluff Center

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI

Event: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes features men showing their support to end violence against women by marching on the Hattiesburg campus carrying messages of support and wearing women's high heel shoes. Members of Southern Miss fraternities, athletic teams and the local community will participate.
When: 12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19
Where: Shoemaker Square next to Student Activities Hub

Event: College of Health and Hattiesburg Clinic team up for annual Scholar Series. The three-part series begins with a presentation by Dr. Thomas E. Dobbs, health officer for the Mississippi State Department of Health who will discuss the H1N1 virus and pandemic influenza.
When: 2:30-4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19
Where: Thad Cochran Center Room 210

Event: Southern Miss Golden Eagles host the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in Conference USA football action.
When: 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21
Where: M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI GULF PARK CAMPUS

Event: The University of Southern Mississippi will host the fourth Poets at Gulf Park poetry reading of 2009. The theme for the reading is "Visions of NOLA" with New Orleans poets Dave Brinks and Bill Lavender presenting. An open microphone session for audience members who wish to share their own favorite poetry will begin after the scheduled readers. The poetry reading is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Wil Watson at wil.watson@usm.edu or call (228) 214-3245.
When: 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17
Where: Sahvannah's Coffee House, located at the entrance of the library, at the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus in Long Beach

Event: Gulf Coast high school and community college students will join The University of Southern Mississippi for a GIS Day mini-conference involving presentations and hands-on sessions. Sessions will include presentations on remote sensing, GPS enabled computers and visualization labs using GIS. For more information, email Dr. David Holt or call (228) 214-3255.
When: 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18
Where: Advanced Education Center room 201 on the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus in Long Beach

ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY

Event: Third Annual Alcorn State University Piano Competition.
When: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17
Where: Trinity Episcopal Church in Natchez, Miss.

Event: The ASU Concert Choir will perform at the William Grant Still Conference. For ticket information call (601) 445-5616.
When: 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Where: Natchez Little Theater in Natchez, Miss.

Event: Mock Interviews - Preparing for Success. Attendees must register by Nov. 18 to attend this workshop.
When: 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18
Where: James L. Bolden Campus Union 2nd Floor

DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY

Event: Low Brass Ensembles concert. The Low Brass Ensemble, directed by Dr. Douglas Mark, assistant professor of music at Delta State, is a harmonious collection of trombone, euphonium and tuba performers. In addition to the full Low Brass Choir, the concert will feature the Delta State Trombone Choir and the Delta State Tuba-Euphonium Choir.
When: 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov.16
Where: Recital Hall of Bologna Performing Arts Center

Event: Percussion Ensemble and Steel Band to present concert. The percussion ensemble will perform traditional works for percussion ensemble by composers such as Michael Colgrass, John Beck and Matthias Schmitt. The Delta State Steel Band will perform traditional calypso, soca, rock, and popular tunes written specifically for the steel band.
When: 7:30 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 17
Where: Bologna Performing Arts Center

Event: Music Industry instructors from the Delta Music Institute at Delta State University will be offering free workshops on several industry topics. Workshops will be held as part of DMI Daze, featuring students, bands, and instructors from the Delta Music Institute, a recording arts and music industry program. There is no charge for the workshops and pre-registration is not necessary.
When: 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21
Where: Morrison Brothers Music located at 27 Dyess Rd. in Ridgeland, Miss.