The following events are being held at various locations in Hattiesburg and present both interview and photo opportunities for the media. You may also want to include some of these in your community or entertainment calendars. For news media who may have questions about interviews or photo opportunities, contact the Office of University Communications at 601-266-4491.
Graphic design senior projects on display
WHEN: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Museum of Art on Hattiesburg campus.
EVENT: The exhibit features works created by 11 graduating seniors charged with the creation and defense of a substantial body of work as a graduation requirement. For information call 601-266-6823.
Life is a Snapshot exhibit on display at Saenger
WHEN: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Saenger Theatre in downtown Hattiesburg
EVENT: A total of 40 images have been selected for the exhibit that was juried by the Southern Miss Department of Anthropology and Sociology. 601-266-6823.
SATURDAY, MAY 15
Outdoor Commencement ceremony set
WHEN: 9 a.m.
WHERE: M.M. Roberts Stadium on Hattiesburg campus.
EVENT: Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani will be the guest speaker for the spring Commencement festivities. More than 1,500 students are set to receive degrees. For information call 601-266-44891.
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.