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Preparations Continue for Centennial Celebration Commencement PDF Print E-mail
Friday, May 14, 2010
Contact Van Arnold, 601.266.5568   

Preparations continue at M.M. Roberts Stadium on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi for the 2010 Spring Commencement to be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 15. More than 1,600 graduates from the university’s Hattiesburg and Gulf Park campuses and Gulf Coast teaching sites will receive degrees.

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 photos by Steve Rouse)

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