July 30, 2014  

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Southern Miss Welcomes Delegation from South Africa

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University of Southern Mississippi officials welcomed a delegation of visitors from the South African city of Ladyship to the Hattiesburg campus that included its mayor, Dudu Mazibuko members of her staff and city business leaders. The delegation was treated to lunch, a tour of campus and presentations focusing on university programming during one of many stops during a weeklong visit to Hattiesburg to establish economic and cultural ties between the two cities.

PHOTO:Hattiesburg mayor Johnny DuPree, left, and Ladyship mayor Dudu Mazibuko, center, listen to presentations from University of Southern Mississippi officials about programs offered at the school. Mazibuko, members of her staff and industry leaders from the city are in Hattiesburg to establish economic and cultural ties between the two cities (University Communications photo by Steve Rouse)

PHOTO:  Dr. Susan Steen, director of Southern Miss International Education, greets a delegation of visitors from the South African city of Ladyship Wednesday at the university’s Trent Lott Center. (University Communications photo by Steve Rouse)

PHOTO : Leaders from the public and private sector of the South African city of Ladyship listen to Southern Miss officials make presentations on various programming offered at the university. The group is in Hattiesburg this week to establish economic and cultural ties between the two cities. (University Communications photo by Steve Rouse)