Founders' Day

March 30, 2017

Come join in the festivities as The University of Southern Mississippi celebrates the 107th anniversary of our legislative founding. 

Founders' Day: Lofty Return eagle statue 

Founders’ Day State of the University Address
Thursday, March 30, 2017
3 p.m.
Fleming Education Center Auditorium*
Gulf Park Campus**

*A live video stream will be available online for viewers across the state and beyond. Hattiesburg-based students, faculty, and staff who cannot travel to the Gulf Park campus may gather in Bennett Auditorium to watch the live stream if they wish.
 
**Next year’s Founders’ Day State of the University Address will be hosted in Hattiesburg, with the location of the address alternating between campuses each year.

 

Service Pin Reception (Hattiesburg-based faculty and staff)
Thursday, March 30, 2017
10 a.m.
Details will be provided to honorees via private invitation.
 
Service Pin Reception (Gulf Park, GCRL, and Stennis-based faculty and staff)
Thursday, March 30, 2017
2 p.m.
Details will be provided to honorees via private invitation.