EXAMINATION OF THEUNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI PHYSICAL PLANT
Introduction• The University of Southern Miss Physical Plant has been a huge part of the campus successes for over 75 years. The Physical Plant has many departments and completes a wide variety of tasks. The Physical Plant’s objective will always be to provide a safe, secure, healthful and enriching environment for students, faculty and staff.
Executive Summary• The University of Southern Miss Physical Plant began operating in the early 1930’s. The school at this time was named Mississippi Normal College. It was not until 1949 that The Physical Plant actually built a building to be housed in. There are now ten different departments in The Physical Plant.
Departments• The University of Southern Mississippi Physical Plant has many different jobs all throughout campus. This is why the Physical Plant is broken down into different departments. The departments include administration, building maintenance and construction, custodial services, electrical and mechanical systems, environmental services, facilities planning, grounds maintenance, safety, stores, transportation services, and work control.
Objectives• The University of Southern Mississippi Physical Plant has to do many jobs and offer many services throughout campus. Those jobs and services include: moving items, fixing electrical outlets, changing locks, unclogging sinks and many more jobs.
Energy Management ProgramThe Physical Plant joined The Energy Management Program whichprovides tips throughout campus on how to save energy.
Conclusion• The Physical Plant at the University of Southern Mississippi is a strong contributor in many aspects and will continue to be an asset in years to come. As long as The Physical Plant continues to be this asset, The University of Southern Mississippi will continue to be able to invest excess money in educational departments when needed. With this kind of success The University of Southern Mississippi will continue to thrive and become one of the top tier Universities in The United States.