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Ms. Gloria sent off with a retirement celebration

Gloria Peterson has been an important member of the Southern Miss family for 29 years. But all good things must come to an end, and Ms. Gloria has now officially retired from The Fresh Food Company.

Southern Miss reacts to approval of new state flag

After 126 years, the state officially retired the flag in June and formed a committee to choose a new flag design.

COVID clashes with curriculum

This year has been one that will not soon be forgotten. Classes were pushed online in March when the COVID-19 pandemic started. Students physically left campus the week before spring break and returned in August.

Southern Miss defies national trends, reaches highest enrollment in six years

The University of Southern Mississippi announced enrollment numbers for the Fall 2020 semester, with a total enrollment at its highest level since 2014.

Southern Miss gets condensed spring semester

On Oct. 1, President Rodney Bennett announced a new, shorter calendar for next semester. In the email, Bennett said he accepted a joint recommendation from the Provost, the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Student Affairs to approve a condensed academic calendar for the 2021 semester.

McCarty’s life, legacy honored with new statue

The USM Foundation unveiled a new statue of the late Oseola McCarty across from The Fountain to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her $150,000 endowment to the University.

Southern Miss’ Unmanned Maritime Systems fourth class graduates

The School of Ocean Science and Engineering (SOSE) at The University of Southern Mississippi held the Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS) Certificate program for the fourth year in a row, starting in late August 2020 and finishing this past week.

Southern Miss faculty offer public course on COVID-19

A free online course that assists in understanding COVID-19 and other related pandemic topics is now available to the public thanks to the work of faculty and staff at The University of Southern Mississippi.

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Mississippi’s tiniest museum attracts big attention

Since Mississippi’s tiniest museum opened in August 2020, The Pocket Museum has gained the attention of local...
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Southern Miss raises new Mississippi flag on campus

On Jan. 12, The University of Southern Mississippi raised the new Mississippi flag at the front of...

Lady Eagles Coach Joye Lee-McNelis announces cancer diagnosis

Joye Lee-McNelis, the Head Coach of Southern Miss women’s basketball team, announced on Jan. 9 that she...

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Mississippi’s tiniest museum attracts big attention

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Southern Miss raises new Mississippi flag on campus

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