Leadership Opportunities in 2019

In 2019, the Luckyday Program is taking a new approach to leadership and student programming. Instead of having students serve in year-long commitments on a leadership team, students can apply to serve on individual committees as they have interest and availability. Two teams that we have already filled for this new semester are our Spring…

Better than Bingo

by Kristen Bush In the spring of this year, I began volunteering at Brookdale Senior Living. Each Friday at 3:00, I go to play Bingo with a group of the residents, and then at 4:00, I sing for them while they enjoy refreshments. I frequently sing old hymns, and many of the residents enjoy singing…

Mentor and Mentee Bonding

By Lisa Brackeen: My 1st year as a mentor, I had no idea honestly what to expect. Although I felt the mentor class taught me well, there is still nothing compared to the real deal outside of the classroom and guidance of Luckyday. I was given 5 random girls to mentor, and I was scared!…

John O’Leary Challenges Luckyday Scholars

At the January semester meeting, Luckyday staff gave program announcements and words of wisdom to encourage us in our academic endeavors. Then, Dr. Sparkman put the microphone back on its stand and sat down. Great, the meeting was over. But all of a sudden, this guy in the audience stood up and simply said, “Can one person change the world?”

Your Note-Taking Rescuer

Computer or paper? If you take class notes on your computer, consider using the Microsoft program OneNote! With automatic updates to the Cloud, options for reminders, and free downloads for Southern Miss students, OneNote has may features that will help you succeed in your classes!