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Alumni and Friends

Alumni and Friends

Make a Lasting Impact

At Southern Miss we believe in the power of giving. Your support can make a significant difference in the lives of current and future students. Whether it's a one-time gift, a recurring donation, or a contribution to a specific cause, your generosity can help us continue to provide an exceptional educational experience. Join us in our mission to empower the next generation of leaders through your philanthropic support.

How to Give

Explore the many ways to give back. When giving to the College of Arts and Sciences:

  • You can choose to designate your gift to one of the funds listed in the USM Foundation giving page.
  • To see additional funds, please click on "edit" and a pop-up box will appear.
  • Within each School or Unit displayed in the pop-up box, a drop down arrow will appear to the right of that category. By clicking the down arrow, more funds in that School or Unit will appear below the heading, allowing you to view a variety of funds available within each unit.



Join the Alumni Association: Stay Connected

Your journey with Southern Miss doesn't end at graduation. The Alumni Association is your lifelong connection to the vibrant and supportive College of Arts and Sciences community. By becoming a member, you'll have the opportunity to network with fellow alumni, attend exclusive events, and stay updated on university news and achievements. 

Become a Member

Meet Outstanding Alumni 

Meet some of our successful graduates and learn about their inspiring journeys. Discover how they are shaping the future and carrying forward the values and traditions of our alma mater.

Alejandro Drago

Professor of Violin and Viola and Director of the UND Chamber Orchestra at the the University of North Dakota

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Dr. Kent Newman

Senior Research Physical Scientist at Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory

Dr. Kent Newman

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Share Your Stories

No one tells the Southern Miss story the way our alumni can! We would love to hear about your life after attending USM!

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College of Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts Building 210
118 College Dr. #5004
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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