TO: News editors, directors
WHAT: The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast is hosting a variety of Welcome Week events for students.
WHERE: Gulf Park campus in Long Beach and the Gulf Coast Student Service Center (GCSSC) in Gulfport
WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 27
• College of Science and Technology Ice Cream Social, 2 – 3 p.m. in GCSSC room 118
• College of Arts and Letters Ice Cream Social, 2 – 3 p.m. in the Advanced Education Center room 101at the Gulf Park campus
• Student Involvement Fair, 4 – 6 p.m. in the Advanced Education Center rotunda at the Gulf Park campus
• Back Yard Burger Cookout, 5 – 6:30 p.m. in the Advanced Education Center at the Gulf Park campus
• Financial Aid, Business Services Open House, all day in GCSSC North Complex A
• Library Tours, all day at the Gulf Park campus
CONTACT: Southern Miss Gulf Coast University Communications at 228.865.4573.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The 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 www.usm.edu/gulfcoast .