Bruce Smith, MA

Institute for Disability Studies: Mississippi's UCEDD
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive #5163
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
 
Phone: 601-432-6876
Email: bsmith@ihl.state.ms.us
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Last Updated: June 14, 2017

 

Leadership Administrative Staff: Management Assistant for Program Services
 
Discipline(s): Pastoral
Education/Special Education
Education: General
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Education: Religion, International Development
Service: Religion, International Development

Vita/Bio

EDUCATION
Belhaven University, Jackson, MS January 2010 - August 2012
Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Education

The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS January 2004 - December 2005
Bachelor of Arts in History, Minor Political Science

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS August - December 2003
Major in History

Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, MS January 2001 - May 2003
Associate of Arts

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI May 2014 - Present
INSTITUTE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES, JACKSON, MS
Management Assistant for Program Services

GUM SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH, Braxton, MS August 2014 - Present
Minister of Missions

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI August 2012 - April 2014
SPONSORED PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION, HATTIESBURG, MS
Associate Grants Administrator

SIMPSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT August 2011 - July 2012
MENDENHALL JUNIOR HIGH, MENDENHALL, MS
Social Studies Teacher


THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI November 2007-July 2011
INSTITUTE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES, JACKSON, MS
Business Associate Clerk
September 2010 - July 2011

Management Assistant for Program Services
November 2007 - August 2010

ASSOCIATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS
Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science National Honor Society
Class A Certified Educator by Mississippi State Board of Education
Association of American Educators, 2011-2012
Licensed to Gospel Ministry, Gum Springs Baptist Church, Braxton, MS 2013
National Council for University Research Administrators 2013-2014

Current and Past Community Affiliations
Smith County 4-H 1990-2001
Sunday School Teacher College and Career Age, Gum Springs Baptist Church, Braxton, MS 2011-2012, 2013-2014
Bible Club Sponsor, Mendenhall Junior High, Mendenhall, MS 2011-2012
Missions Volunteer Big Creek Missions May 2012, May 2013
Missions Volunteer NEI, Honduras Missions March and August 2013
Gum Springs Missions Committee 2013-
Gum Springs Youth Committee 2012-2014
Gum Springs Usher Coordinator 2013-2014
Gum Springs Counting Committee 2013-
Member of Gum Springs Brotherhood 2011-
Secretary/Treasurer of Gum Springs Brotherhood 2013-2014
Planning Committee for Helping Hands Missions Ministry 2013-2014
Simpson Baptist Association Youth Events Committee 2013-
Volunteer Youth Worker Gum Springs Baptist Church, Braxton, MS 2011-2013
Volunteer Youth Pastor for Missions and Outreach, Gum Springs Baptist Church 2014

Presentations and Sermons
Presentations on Education Strategies, Belhaven University, 2010-2012
Small Group Presentations on Education Strategies, Mendenhall Junior High, Mendenhall, MS, 2011-2012
Various Volunteer Presentations and Sermons for Youth, Brotherhood and Missions, Gum Springs Baptist Church, Braxton, MS, 2011-
Coat Baptist Church, Magee, MS, February 10, 2013
La Aguita Evangelical Church, Pena Blanca, Honduras March 14 and August 15, 2013
Gum Springs Baptist Church, Braxton, MS, March 9, April 27, and May 4, 2014
New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Magee, MS, June 29, 2014
New Hope Baptist Church, Magee, MS, July 13, 2014
High Hill Baptist Church, Raleigh, MS, July 27, 2014
Clear Springs Baptist Church, Pineville, MS, August 10, 2014
Red Top Union Baptist Church, Forest, MS, September 22, 2014