Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
UNIVERSITY EVENTS ROUNDUP: FEBRUARY 15-21, 2010
2/15/2010 -

DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY

Event: The Delta State University Department of Music will present Dr. Bret Pimentel in a faculty recital.
When: 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 15
Where: Recital Hall of the Bologna Performing Arts Center

Event: Delta State University's Delta Music Institute will present Dr. Mark Snyder in a faculty recital.
When: 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16
Where: Recital Hall of the Bologna Performing Arts Center

Event: Delta State will host the Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association meeting.
When: Thursday, Feb. 18 - Friday, Feb. 19
Where: H.L. Nowell Student Union

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY

Event: Mississippi State University’s Lyceum Series, an annual showcase of culture and arts to the university and surrounding community, will feature the Russian string ensemble, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin. Based in Moscow since its founding in 1991, the group has recorded 30 albums and had an increasing international demand for performances. For more information about the concert, call (662) 325-4201.
When: 7:30 p.m. Monday, February 15
Where: Lee Hall’s Bettersworth Auditorium 

Event: Mississippi State University’s chair of insurance at the department of finance and economics will offer a healthcare reform luncheon. The panel discussion will discuss business impacts of proposed healthcare reform to the insurance industry. For more information, contact Lindsay K. Welch at (662) 325-0357.
When: 12-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 16
Where: Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville

Event: Mississippi State University’s African-American Studies will show the film “Voices of Power: I Am Woman” along with commentary by Dr. DoVeanna Fulton Minor of the University of Alabama, chair of gender and race studies at the university.
When: 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 16
Where: Swalm Chemical Engineering Building’s Auditorium

MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN

Event: The MUW Department of Sciences and Mathematics will host its annual Regional Science Bowl. High schools from throughout the state will participate and compete for scholarships, trophies and the chance to move on to the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Dr. Dionne Fortenberry, MUW associate professor of chemistry, at (662) 329-7246.
When: 12-7 p.m. Friday, February 19
Where: Nissan Auditorium, Parkinson Hall

Event: The MUW offices of campus recreation and community service, the Wesley Foundation and Stop Hunger Now will sponsor Dance for Haiti. All proceeds will benefit Stop Hunger Now, an international hunger relief agency. There is a $2 minimum donation for Zumbathon and the racquetball tournament. There also is a $1 minimum donation for children wanting to enter the Kid Zone. For more information, contact Suzanne Ries, campus recreation executive director, at (662) 241-7494.
When: 4-7 p.m. Friday, February 19
Where: Stark Recreation Center

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

Event: The MVSU Mini Medical School Health Education Lecture Series will feature information regarding healthy lifestyles and nutrition to the community and MVSU faculty and staff. Featured speakers include faculty and staff of MVSU, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Mississippi Area Health Education Center.
When: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, February 20
Where: MVSU Science & Technology Center

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI

Event: The UM School of Engineering observes National Engineers Week with a series of daily activities aimed at creating an awareness of engineering throughout the community and helping high school and college students "see the engineer" within themselves. The events include competitions, luncheons, a career fair and the annual North Mississippi Region MathCounts for middle school students. For more information, call (662) 915-5780.
When: Monday, February 14 through Saturday, February 20
Where: Various campus locations

Event: Historians and other scholars from across the country examine the political, religious and social aspects of the state's civil rights movement during the combined Porter Fortune Jr. History Symposium and Future of the South Conference. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Ted Ownby
When: Thursday, February 18 through Saturday, February 20
Where: Johnson Commons Ballroom and Barnard Observatory

Event: The 19-member Glenn Miller Orchestra performs many of the original Miller arrangements as well as more modern selections in the big-band style. Tickets are $30-40 and are available by calling 662-915-7411.
When: 8 p.m. Saturday, February 20
Where: Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts