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 / Aubrey K. Lucas Administration Building, circa 1931


11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Greek Alumni Luncheon
Location: Union Room B (map)
RSVP online

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)
Rain Site: Inside Administration Building


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

April 2, 2015

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Shrimp Boil
Location: Field Studies Building