The University of Southern Mississippi will hold spring commencement exercises during ceremonies on the Hattiesburg campus Friday Dec. 13.
Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett will confer undergraduate, graduate and specialist’s degrees at the ceremony, held at Reed Green Coliseum. Mississippi Supreme Court Justices James Kitchens and Randy Pierce will serve as commencement speakers.
Southern Miss graduates from the local area include: LOUISVILLE: Latisha B. Jackson Bachelor of Social Work
About The University of Southern Mississippi
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. As one of only 34 institutions in the nation accredited in art, dance, music and theatre, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi. We are among U.S. News & World Report’s most popular universities and recognized by The Princeton Review for our commitment to sustainability. Our Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us.