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,


How to stay involved in your school

• Volunteer to help with school events and activities. Contact

• Join the Career Alumni Network (CAN) and help mentor a student interested in your career field. Visit CAN.

• Join the Alumni Association. Visit

• Give us feedback on this newsletter. Contact sdossett@ole

• Say “yes” when a student calls you during the School of Applied Sciences phonathon.

• Join the Applied Sciences Order. Contact or visit intermed/applied/.

• Make your plans now to attend the next Applied Sciences Weekend, September 23-24. Re-connect with your friends and classmates.

• To find out what’s happening at Ole Miss, visit www.olemiss. edu/calendar/ or the newsdesk at











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