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Photo: Preparations Underway for Centennial Commencement PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
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Maintenance personnel on Tuesday construct the stage for The University of Southern Mississippi’s Centennial Commencement, set for Saturday, May 15 at 9 a.m. at M.M. Roberts Stadium on the Hattiesburg campus. The graduation ceremony is part of the university’s yearlong schedule of events held in celebration of the 100th anniversary of its legislative foundation. It will feature an address by former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, who will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. (University Communications photo by Steve Rouse)

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