The Applied Approach
Spring 2004 Vol. 2 No. 1 A newsletter for the School of Applied Sciences

In this Issue

Cover Page

Letter from the Dean

Letter from the Applied Sciences Alumni Chapter president and president elect

New president of national speech-language-hearing group will focus on shortage of teachers with doctorates

Grandparents who raise grandchildren get special recognition--and help

Senior from Alabama is first recipient of Park and Recreation Management Scholarship

DeSoto Center's day classes in social work and criminal justice reach out to working students

How to stay involved in your school

School of Applied Sciences is proud of spring 2004 Phi Kappa Phi initiates

Professor's concern about kids on welfare leads to recognition from state group

Two departments get new leaders

Three Applied Sciences scholars receive UM's highest honor

National award is icing on the cake for dietetics professor who loves teaching

Teaching students to handle alcohol responsibly is task of new UM position held by Applied Sciences grad


The Applied Approach is published twice a year by the School of Applied Sciences and The University of Mississippi Alumni Association. Production services are provided by the offices of Media and Public Relations and University Publications. For more information, contact: Sheila Dossett, Alumni Association, (662) 915-7375,


Senior from Alabama is first recipient of Park and Recreation Management Scholarship

Maggie Haynes, a senior park and recreation management major, is the first recipient of the Park and Recreation Management Endowment Scholarship. Park and recreation management is a division of the Department of Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management.

A native of Fairhope, Ala., Haynes is on the Chancellor’s List and is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, National Recreation and Park Association, and Golden Key academic honor society.

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Maggie Haynes

The Park and Recreation Management Scholarship is awarded annually by its advisory board to a park and recreation management major who has shown evidence of academic success as well as leadership ability and service to the park and recreation management profession.







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