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Anastasia Walrod by a rock that reads


USM Graduate Puts Love for Volunteer Service to Work in Malawi

The opportunity to study abroad as a freshman at The University of Southern Mississippi lit a fire inside 2019 graduate Anastasia Walrod to become more involved as an international volunteer.

Ellie J. Dahmer


American Civil Rights Activist and Educator Ellie J. Dahmer to be Awarded Honorary Doctorate from USM

Esteemed Civil Rights activist and lifelong educator Mrs. Ellie Jewel Davis Dahmer, of Forrest County, Miss., will be awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, during a University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Fall 2019 Commencement ceremony.