During Tuesday morning’s Hattiesburg Board of Education meeting student enrollment numbers were reported to have dropped by 200 in the past year, “The future looks bleak,” Max Hoemmeldorfer said.
Faculty in Plane Crash
Students and faculty at Backwater State University are thankful for the safety of two associate professors coincidentally on the same TWA jet that crashed and killed five passengers on takeoff from Kennedy International Airport Thursday morning.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Norman Meeman spoke to a group of English students at William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library Sunday afternoon, challenging them to find their own style of writing by experiencing the world around them.
Professor Wins Award
“Plan for Peace” essayist Clement Crabtree, a professor of horticulture, was selected as one of 32 George Washington Medal of Honor winners at the Freedom Foundation of Valley Forge’s annual ceremony in Pennsylvania last week.