Founders' Day

March 30, 2015

Come join in the festivities as The University of Southern Mississippi celebrates the 105th anniversary of our legislative founding. See Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast schedules.

Founders' Day Celebration


3 p.m. Founders’ Day Ceremony
Location: Bennett Auditorium (map)
Webcast: Live stream should start at approximately 2:45 p.m. 

  • Faculty/Staff Recognition
  • Student Awards
  • SGA Inauguration

4 p.m. Founders’ Day Reception
Campus and Community Invited
Location: North Lawn of Aubrey K. Lucas Administration Building (map)


10 a.m. Gulf Park Ceremony
Location: Hardy Hall Ballroom

12:15 - 1 p.m. Stennis Space Center Teaching and Research Site Ceremony
Location: George A. Knauer Marine Science Building, room 101

TBA: Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Ceremony