ODCC Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

Join us at one of the following recruiting events, and feel free to contact us at chendrix@usouthal.edu for additional details.

Date Event
Oct. 8, 2012
College Night, St. Luke’s Episcopal School

Oct. 15, 2012
Pre-Health Program Presentation, Leflore High School

Oct. 30-31, 2012
Mobile County High School fair, USA Mitchell Center

Jan. 16-17, 2013
Health Occupations Career Fair, Mobile Civic Center Expo, hosted by the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

Jan. 24, 2013
High School College and Career Fair, Blount High School

Jan. 24, 2013
College Night, Murphy High School (invites all of MCPSS students and parents to attend)

Feb. 7-8, 2013
Health Occupation Students of America Convention (HOSA)

Feb. 13, 2013
College Health Fair, Spelman College, Atlanta Georgia

Feb. 15, 2013
Minority Preview Day, University of South Alabama High School

Feb. 16, 2013
High School Day, University of South Alabama

Feb. 25, 2013
College Transfer Day, Jefferson Davis Community College

Feb. 27, 2013
College Transfer Day, Faulkner State Community College

Feb. 28, 2013
College Transfer Day, Bishop State Community College


Past events

Diversity Inclusion: Building a Capacity for Excellence

The ODCC, COM welcomed Dr. Joan Reede, as the Inaugural Speaker for Diversity and Inclusion on October 12, 2012. Dr. Reede is the Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, Director of the Minority Faculty Development Program at Harvard University. Dr. Reede’s topic: engaged an audience of University Faculty and Staff, students and community leaders.

During Dr. Reede’s lecture she highlights the importance of community partnership in creating diverse and inclusive environments.


From left, Dr. Johnson Haynes, Jr., Assistant Dean, USA ODCC; Dr. Joan Reede, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, Harvard University; Dr. Samuel Strada, Dean, USA College of Medicine; and Dr. Benjamin Estrada, Assistant Dean, USA College of Medicine Undergraduate Medical Education.


Dr. Reede is pictured with the USA Student National Medical Association (SNMA), who served as Ambassadors for the event. Also pictured are Dr. Haynes, Jr., Assistant Dean for the ODCC, and Mrs. Chante’ Hendrix, Diversity Coordinator for the Division of Health Sciences, and SNMA Advisor.

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