Luckyday in London

London. Rome. Paris. Istanbul. These are just a few of the places that some Luckyday Scholars will be visiting this summer through their studies abroad. Students at Southern Miss have the opportunity to study all over the world, made possible through study abroad and exchange programs organized thorough the International Programs office. One such program…

Student Takes Fitness Challenge “To Heart”

For the past five years, the Luckyday Program has hosted a fitness challenge to encourage students to make more mindful nutrition choices and be more physically active. Jessica Seaton, a senior scholar, participated in the challenge last spring. She fully engaged herself, enrolling in the nutrition class provided through the “Health is Golden” campaign and attending…

A New Year’s Resolution

It’s 2016. A new year. Time for resolutions. Time to forgo some habits. Time to pick up new ones.

The Luckyday Program will begin a new habit in 2016. We will regularly share stories of Luckyday Scholars. Since 2001, over 900 scholars have graduated from Southern Miss through the Luckyday Program. There are currently about 430 scholars who are in the program and steadily preparing themselves

Take Us Back to the West Coast Wonders!

Bradley Floore Junior Finance and Accounting Double Major Hometown: Gautier, MS In a few words, this year’s Luckyday Discovery Trip was INCREDIBLE! It is hard to believe all that we accomplished in just a few short days. From 8 am wake up calls to late night adventures, we took advantage of every opportunity we had…

The overwhelming beauty of California

Raina Parker Major: double major-Entrepreneurship and Fashion Merchandising Hometown: Gulfport, MS I wanted to be a part of the Discovery Trip because I wanted to see a side of the world I have not seen. I come from a sheltered home and even though we traveled, I still wanted to know about the world. I…

Learning about others and self

Heather Satcher Major: Nursing Hometown: Hattiesburg, MS I wanted to go on the Luckyday trip because I saw it as an opportunity to discover and explore a place I had never been, a place where I possibly would not have the chance to visit on my own. One thing I learned on the discovery trip was how…

Welcome to…America?

Lauren Gardner is a psychology major from Star, MS. Here are a few words from Lauren about her experience on the Luckyday discovery trip. I wanted to come on this trip because I’ve always wanted to go to California, and I love to travel. I guess a good story of mine would be riding on…

Can anyone say hills?

My name is Brielle Jordan. I am a nursing major with a theatre minor and I was born and raised in Ocean Springs, MS. I wanted to go on the LD Discovery Trip because I thought it would be a great opportunity to broaden my horizons. I took my first trip up north last summer…