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Hattiesburg Campus

This diverse campus spans 300 acres in the heart of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and is home to the sixth-oldest acceptance-based Honors College in the nation, a vibrant arts community that produces hundreds of events each year, and internationally-recognized researchers whose expertise ranges from polymer science and engineering to sports safety and security.

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Gulf Park Campus

Through its 52-acre beachfront campus in Long Beach, Mississippi, the University serves as the only four-year public institution located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 50 distinct academic fields. The Gulf Park campus is also home to the state’s only bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering and the only film studies pathway offered at a public institution in the state.

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110years since our founding in 1910
71countries represented by our students
24Goldwater Scholars
30study-abroad programs
17division 1 sports

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Rodney D. Bennett, University president, and Stace Mercier, executive director of the USM Foundation, unveil Oseola McCarty Statue

10.29.2020

USM Foundation Honors Oseola McCarty's Life and Legacy

The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation is honoring the life and legacy of Oseola McCarty. In recognition of the 25th anniversary of McCarty’s unexpected planned gift to USM, a virtual celebration features interviews with special guests and the unveiling of a timeless addition to the Hattiesburg campus. Viewers learn stories of her life and the impact of her incredible generosity.

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 Southern Miss Ceramics National
Oct 31
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Southern Miss Ceramics National

The 2020 Southern Miss Ceramics National is an exhibition of contemporary ceramic sculpture and functional pottery forms made by artists from across the country. This exhibition celebrates the vitality and breadth of contemporary ceramics currently b...

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31

Southern Miss vs. Rice, Hattiesburg, Miss. For more information about Southern Miss Football, visit southernmiss.com/sports/football. ...

Football | Southern Miss vs. Rice at The Rock

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The 2020 Southern Miss Ceramics National is an exhibition of contemporary ceramic sculpture and functional pottery forms made by artists from across t...

Southern Miss Ceramics National

12:00 am

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