This is a news release from USM
For the second time in the past three years, The University of Southern Mississippi has won the Donor Challenge sponsored by the Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA).
Chuck Stinson, director of marketing and media relations for MORA, presented a $500 donation and Donor Challenge trophy to Dianne Coleman, assistant to the dean in the College of Health, during a special ceremony held Friday, Nov. 21.
College of Health ambassadors guided Southern Miss to the Donor Challenge win.
The challenge is a form of college outreach that promotes the need for organ, eye and tissue donation.
During the five-week challenge period, Southern Miss accounted for more donor designation than the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University combined.
South Mississippi residents had the opportunity Saturday night to bid on dozens of pieces of fine art from all across the U.S. during an auction for a worthy cause.More >>
The staff at the Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby will be headed to the Gulf Coast soon to help celebrate Mississippi's bicentennial.More >>
Events celebrating the 75th anniversary of Hattiesburg's historic East 6th Street USO wrapped up Saturday with a community party.More >>
Petal Upper Elementary School was bustling Saturday morning with teachers, staff and volunteers getting the school ready for students to return Monday.More >>
Petal Police are looking for the man who robbed a downtown business Saturday and then shot its owner, before running away.More >>