LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Offices
and teaching sites for The University of Southern Mississippi along
the Mississippi Gulf Coast will close at noon Tuesday in anticipation
of destructive weather from Hurricane Ivan.
The Gulf Park campus in Long Beach, the Stennis
Space Center teaching site in Hancock County, the J. L. Scott Marine
Education Center and Aquarium in Biloxi, the Keesler teaching site
at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
and the Cedar Point operation in Ocean Springs, and the Jackson
County teaching site in Gautier will all close at noon Tuesday.
All classes at Southern Miss main campus
in Hattiesburg will continue as scheduled. For more information
regarding the Gulf Coast campuses closing, call (228) 865-4573.