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USM Welcome Week

“Welcome Week” kicked off today and University of Southern Mississippi students get a fresh start on learning what their college has to offer. Week long events will run on the Gulf Coast campus in Long Beach until Friday. The sessions…

USM Beach Bash Tonight

College football season is a little over a month away, but tonight you can kick off the season a little early. Southern Miss is hoping to get fans into the football spirit with the annual beach bash on the Gulf…

Campus Improvements on the Way to USM Gulf Park

Big changes to how USM Gulf Park students travel their campus by foot are on the way. Tuesday morning, MDOT and the Federal Highway Administration presented a $160,000 check to the school. It’s part of the Transportation Alternative Grant Program.…

Shaggy’s Provides Offshore Fishing Trip for Kids

Point Cadet Marina smelled extra fishy today as 18 kids returned with their big catches after an offshore fishing trip, thanks to a partnership between Shaggy’s and USM. Earlier this year, Shaggy’s made a $15,000 commitment to partner with the…

NCAA Baseball: Road to Omaha

Southern Miss has been eliminated by South Alabama in the Tallahassee Regional elimination game Sunday afternoon. The Jaguars scored six straight runs at the bottom of the sixth inning and held on to a 7-5 win. Southern Miss finished their…

Port and USM Partnering for New Facility

The Port of Gulfport and University of Southern Miss Marine Research will soon be taking their partnership to the next level. Last year, the port was made the home port for USM’s Point Sur research vessel. Now, plans are in…

USM students respond to religious freedom legislation

Students at University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus are firing off about new Mississippi legislation that says it protects the religious freedoms of residents. USM nursing student, Ashley Costello, says as a Christian, she is against the measure. "The…

USM Celebrates Founders’ Day

On March 30th, 1910 Mississippi Normal College was created. Decades later its name would become the University of Southern Mississippi. Students, faculty and staff all gathered at USM Gulf Park to celebrate the school’s founders’ day. University president Rodney Bennett…

Civility Week Kicks Off

Civility week kicked off at USM's Gulf Park Campus Tuesday. It's a week focused on creating a caring and civil community for all. Civility week promotes the university's demonstration of respect for others and the true Golden Eagle values of…

USM Gulf Park Hosts Showcase

More than 200 students from surrounding high schools and community colleges got a taste of the life of a Golden Eagle. Today, USM’s Gulf Park campus had the chance to show off all they have to offer prospective students during…

Southern Miss Takes the Field at MGM Park

Tonight, the University of Southern Miss will play its very first baseball game in Biloxi since 1948. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us from MGM Park with details on tonight’s game against South Alabama. [mappress mapid="2417"]

USM’s Monken Headed to Tampa Bay

After completely turning around the program, USM head football coach Todd Monken is leaving the university. Yesterday, Coach Monken announced he’ll be resigning and becoming the new offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. When Monken…

USM Championship Game Hype

On this day four years ago, the University of Southern Mississippi trumped the University of Houston for the Conference USA Championship title.

Coast Guard and USM Team Up

The United States Coast Guard is teaming up with the University of Southern Mississippi to give students hands-on experience on what it takes to be a seaman.