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Southern Miss Prepares for Lighting the Way for the Holidays Ceremony PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, December 01, 2009
Contact David Tisdale, 601.266.4499   

of Southern Mississippi Physical Plant employees set up Christmas trees near the main entrance of the Hattiesburg campus in preparation for the university’s annual “Lighting the Way for the Holidays” ceremony, set for Wednesday Dec. 2.  The event gets underway at 5:30 p.m. on the front lawn of the Lucas Administration Building and will be followed by a tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Visitors can have photos taken with the Southern Miss mascot Seymour decked out as Santa Claus, and enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate. (Southern Miss photo by Steve Rouse).

About The University of Southern MississippiThe University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities.  In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world.  Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at
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