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Southern Miss Gulf Coast Names 2012 Outstanding Staff Awards
The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast presented the 2012 Outstanding Staff Awards to three staff members for the integral role they play in providing support to the university on the Gulf Coast. Below, from left are, Michelle Fleming, Ed Goswick, and Patti Papania. [Read More]

2012 Oustanding Staff Awards

Southern Miss Mourns the Loss of Dr. Tom McIlwain, former director of GCRL
Dr. Tom McIlwain, a former director of The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, died Oct. 31. He was 71. [Learn More]

Crowe Selected Southern Miss Gulf Coast Homecoming Maid
University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast students elected Amanda Crowe of Gulfport, a master’s in business administration student, to represent the student body at the university’s upcoming homecoming and Spirit Week festivities on both the Gulf Park and Hattiesburg campuses.
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Amanda Crowe, 2012 Homecoming Maid for Gulf Coast

BLOG: Southern Miss Remains at Forefront of Collaborative Research Efforts
I read with great interest a recent editorial in the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that applauded the cooperative research efforts by Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi. While competition often brings out the best in opponents in a football stadium, at The University of Southern Mississippi we also know that it is collaboration that produces the most significant results in the research laboratories and fields.
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Katrina Research Center Displaying Visual Essay "Levant" by Lori K. Gordon
The Katrina Research Center at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast is hosting the exhibit, “Levant: A Visual Essay,” by Lori K. Gordon through January 2013. The exhibit features photographs and collages of modern life in Israel/Palestine. [Learn More]

Gulf Coast Library to Feature Works of Coast Photographer Jason Taylor
The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries is currently featuring a photography exhibit by coast photographer, Jason Taylor, until Monday, Dec. 3 at the university’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. [Learn More]

Fall Poetry Reading Series Features Judy Davies
The College of Arts and Letters at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will host The Eagle’s Nest Reading Series Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in room 204 of the Gulf Park campus library. The event will feature Judy Davies, writer of both poetry and prose. [Learn More]

Film Program presents "Smokin' Fish" as Part of Indie Series
The film program at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast presents "Smokin' Fish," with director and producer Luke Griswold-Tergis as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. The screening will be held at Fleming Education Center Auditorium, Gulf Park campus in Long Beach on Friday, Nov. 16 at 6:45 p.m. [Learn More]

Master's in American History Now Available to Coast Students
The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast is now offering a master of science degree in American history, which can assist in the career goals of secondary teachers, military officers, civil servants, journalists and librarians. [Learn More]

Employee Spotlight

Laura Johnson

MD SARDER, PH.D., is an associate professor and program coordinator of the Industrial Engineering Technology (IET) program at The University of Southern Mississippi´s Gulf Park campus. Dr. Sarder enjoys the diversity and non-traditional nature of the Coast´s student population, making his teaching “fascinating.”

“I relish the challenges and flexibility of a university professor,” Sarder said.

In his fifth year at Southern Miss, Sarder has received the Outstanding New Advisor Award from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) in 2011 and the Butch Oustalet Gulf Coast Distinguished Faculty Award in Teaching in 2010.

Sarder earned his Ph.D. in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering in December 2006 from the University of Texas at Arlington; his Master of Science in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering in December 2001 from Wichita State University; and his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical/ Industrial and Production Engineering in May 1996 from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Outside of work, Sarder enjoys gardening and traveling with his family.


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