Founders' Day

Join in the festivities as The University of Southern Mississippi celebrates the 109th anniversary of our legislative founding on Monday, April 1, 2019. 

April 1, 2019

State of the University Address

3 p.m.
Fleming Education Center Auditorium, Gulf Park campus

Live stream* to the Joe Paul Student Theater, Hattiesburg campus

*Visit live.usm.edu to view the address from anywhere. 

The location of the State of the University Address will continue to alternate between campuses each year.


Service Pin Receptions

For University employees celebrating 10, 20, 30 and 40 years of service

Reception for Hattiesburg-based faculty and staff
9 a.m.* 

Reception for Gulf Park, GCRL and Stennis-based faculty and staff
2 p.m.* 

*Details will be provided to honorees and their supervisors via private invitation.