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

10.08.2020 by Karelia Pitts

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.