USM Symphony Orchestra, UNCF HBCU Report and ACHE Concert in Belhaven | Jackson Free Press
Tougaloo’s $ 42 million figure represents the college’s spending on faculty, staff, academic programs, and operations, as well as spending by students, faculty, their families, and members of the public attending events. in Tougaloo. Photo courtesy of Flickr / Social Stratification
The University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra will host concerts on March 26, 27 and 29. The program includes an oratorio, which is a large musical composition for orchestra, choir and soloists, by composer Richard Burchard titled “The Seven Last Words of Christ.” USM’s Southern Chorale, Concert Choir, Oratorio Chorus and Gulf Coast Civic Chorale will perform the piece. The concert will also feature “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barbers.
The first performance will be at 7:00 p.m. on March 26 at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church (228 S. Beach Blvd., Bay St. Louis), and is free and open to the public. There will be two performances at Parkway Heights United Methodist Church (2420 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg) at 7:30 p.m. on March 27-29. Admission is $ 20 per person for the last two shows. To order tickets, call 800-844-8425 or 601-266-5418, or visit southmisstickets.com.
UNCF study shows economic impact of Tougaloo College
The United Negro College Fund, the country’s largest minority education organization, recently released a study titled “HBCUs Make America Strong: The Positive Economic Impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities”, which showed that Tougaloo College generated $ 42 million in total economic impact for the region.
Tougaloo’s $ 42 million figure represents the college’s spending on faculty, staff, academic programs, and operations, as well as spending by students, faculty, their families, and members of the public attending events. in Tougaloo.
The study also found that the college created and maintained 552 jobs, and estimated that the college’s 154 students in the 2014 class could achieve $ 398 million in additional potential lifetime earnings through their education.
To view the full UNCF report, visit https://www.uncf.org/hbcu-impact.
Belhaven University adds ACHE student chapter
Belhaven University recently created a new student chapter for the American College of Healthcare Executives, which promotes effective leadership in healthcare organizations through education and research.
Membership in ACHE is open to all Belhaven students and faculty interested in healthcare, and the chapter plans to meet once or twice per semester at the main Jackson campus. The meetings will feature a member of the local executive, who will share experiences and offer advice to attendees on advancing a career in healthcare.
For more information on the ACHE program at Belhaven University, email Dr Susan Duett at [email protected]. For more information on ACHE, visit ache.org.