LONG BEACH, Miss. – The University of Southern Mississippi invites the community to a Cross Creek campus planning meeting from 6 – 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27. The meeting will be held in the Advanced Education Center auditorium on the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
The open forum meeting will begin with a presentation from the university’s planning consultants on the demographic information and preliminary data analysis. Following the presentation, the floor will be open for discussion from the public on academic input for the future site.
The Cross Creek site was selected by the Institutions of Higher Learning in April 2007 as the preferred location for an additional campus on the Gulf Coast. The site is located just north of I-10 approximately five miles from the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach and two miles from Hwy. 49.
For more information on the Cross Creek site planning meeting, please contact Bryan Billings at 228.865.4536 or
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
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