The University of Southern Mississippi will commemorate the 105th anniversary of its legislative founding Monday, March 30 with annual Founders' Day celebrations in Hattiesburg and on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
With their soulful blues sound, the sibling trio of Homemade Jamz Blues Band will showcase their unique talent at the Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival on April 4.
Since its founding nearly 30 years ago, the Zeta Chi chapter of Delta Tau Delta at Southern Miss has raised approximately half a million dollars to fight Cystic Fibrosis. 
The Lady Eagles' 2014-15 season came to an end yesterday. Despite another spirited attempt at a second-half comeback, USM succumbed to Michigan 69-60 in the Elite 8 of the Women's NIT.
James McMahon threw 7 1/3 scoreless innings and Drew Burdeaux had three hits with two runs driven in Sunday afternoon as USM defeated No. 14 Rice, 5-1.
Southern Miss jumped out to an early lead, but UTEP responded to claim a 10-4 victory over the Golden Eagles in the series finale in El Paso, Texas.
Founders' Day Ceremony
March 30, 2015
Join us as we celebrate the 105th anniversary of the University's legislative founding. Click here for more information. 
April 2, 2015
Join fellow Southern Miss Hattiesburg campus employees for a recognition lunch honoring the 2015 Years of Service pin recipients. 
Jazz and Blues Festival
April 4, 2015
Free and open to the public, this event on the Gulf Park campus will feature an Easter egg hunt for children ages 12 and under, local artists and craftsmen, food vendors and activities for the entire family. For more information, visit


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Jim Borsig '78, '89
The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning recently appointed Mississippi University for Women President Jim Borsig as Commissioner of Higher Education.

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