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Southern Miss Alumni Association Announces Date for Homecoming 2017

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 13:37pm | By: Nicole Ruhnke

The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association is pleased to announce Homecoming 2017 is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, when the Golden Eagles football team battles the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in M. M. Roberts Stadium.

A full week of activities and tradition will be hosted across all areas of campus beginning as early as Monday, Oct. 9. Trademark events include the 19th Annual Southern Miss Alumni Homecoming Scholarship Golf Tournament, the prestigious Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet, annual Awards Ceremony and Business Meeting, and the Homecoming parade.

“Homecoming at Southern Miss is a special invitation for all Golden Eagles to return home to their alma mater,” said Jerry DeFatta, executive director of the Southern Miss Alumni Association. “It is always an exciting time to be on campus and to experience the energy that makes Southern Miss so special. As always, we look forward to connecting with alumni and hope to build upon relationships that result in a lasting commitment to our beloved University.”

A full list of events hosted by the Alumni Association may be found at The site will continue to be updated as Homecoming events are finalized. For more information on Homecoming 2017, contact the Southern Miss Alumni Association at 601.266.5013 or alumniFREEMississippi.