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USM renovating Stadium Plaza on Hattiesburg campus

The University of Southern Mississippi is renovating a much-traveled area of campus that will create another level of engagement for students, faculty, staff and visitors. The University Union/Stadium Plaza located on the West side of M.M. Roberts Stadium is being…

USM’s Marine Education Center wins award

USM’s Marine Education Center’s state of the art facilities site has only been perched in Ocean Springs for a little over two years, but it’s already snared a national award. The USM Education Center in Ocean Springs has been awarded…

USM postpones graduation ceremony

With many places practicing social distancing, several events and activities are canceled including the University of Southern Mississippi’s graduation ceremony. Lakeitha Luster has worked for years on her degree in social work. She was looking forward to walking across the…

Welfare funds used to build USM facility

A nonprofit is in the spotlight today for reportedly using federal welfare dollars to build a state-of-the-art volleyball facility on USM’s campus in Hattiesburg. According to ‘Mississippi Today,’ the Mississippi Community Education Center paid $5 million in cash to the…

Waterlines Experience at USM

A collaborative educational experience focused on the environment made its way to the Southern Miss Marine Education Center this weekend. “Waterlines: Blue Economies and Sustainable Future” brought the humanities and sciences together with service learning projects like student-made documentary presentations,…

C-USA Title Game scenarios for USM

A new development in USM’s Conference USA Championship Game hopes as first reported by the Sun Herald. According to the article, the league website is calling for a potential three-way tie-breaker to be determined by an average computer ranking comprised…

USM football looking for three in a row

After a 35 point victory against UAB last Saturday, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles have no plans of slowing down despite gaining bowl eligibility. The Golden Eagles currently sit 4-1 in the Conference USA standings, including a two game win…

Groundbreaking ceremony for USM’s Ocean Enterprise Facility

State leaders were on hand in Gulfport today for the groundbreaking ceremony for USM’s Ocean Enterprise Facility. Governor Phil Bryant, along with U.S. Senator Roger Wicker and U.S. Congressman Steven Palazzo, in conjunction with the Mississippi State Port Authority and…

USM prepares for North Texas

With their first bye week of the season officially wrapped up, the USM football team is now turning their attention to North Texas. The Golden Eagles welcome in the Mean Green to MM Roberts on Saturday for their second conference…

Alabama offense overwhelms Southern Miss

Not all college football games are created equal and that was evident in USM’s 49-7 loss at Alabama on Saturday. Southern Miss had no answer for last year’s Heisman Trophy runner-up Tua Tagovailoa, who burned the Golden Eagles for four…

Conference USA Media Days: Southern Miss

Despite being picked to finish second in the Conference USA west division this season, the Southern Miss football team isn’t taking anything for granted at C-USA Media Days, fresh off its first bowl game absence since 2014. Last year, the…

World Hydrography Day

Today is World Hydrography Day! Those with the University of Southern Mississippi’s hydrography program took today to show off all that they do. USM held their Hydrography Day at their marine research center in Gulfport. They showcased what they use…