A graduate education training project spearheaded by polymer Professor Derek Patton has placed USM among an elite group of awardees in the inaugural National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program.
One of the best ways to learn is through experience. For university students, getting real-life experience alongside classroom education is a win-win combination.
Gov. Phil Bryant, along with Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and University of Southern Mississippi President Rodney D. Bennett, anounced USM's plan to launch an emphasis area in Applied Behavior Analysis in its psychology master's degree program, 
The Southern Miss softball team traveled to Oxford for a doubleheader with in-state foe Ole Miss. The Golden Eagles dropped a 7-0 decision in game one before being edged 3-1 in the night cap.
Twelve student-athletes have been named to the 2015 C-USA Tennis All-Academic Teams. USM graduate Alex Doleac makes the men's team as he is part of the team that posted the school's most outstanding team GPA.
Southern Miss women's basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis announced the signing of Brittny Norris of Dallas, Texas, to a national letter of intent and grant-in-aid scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year.
Retirement Roast of Dr. Joe Paul
April 24, 2015
In celebration of his service the USM, the Alumni Association will host a Retirement Roast in Dr. Paul's honor in the Thad Cochran Center Ballroom. Click here to purchase tickets or make a donation.
May 1, 2015
Join fellow Class of 2015 May graduates for a senior send-off at President Bennett's home!
Annual Jackson All-Star Party
July 16, 2015
Save the date! More information coming soon.


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Brian Dozier '09
As a college athlete, this former Golden Eagle shortstop was among the leaders of a Southern Miss run to the College World Series in 2009. Today, Dozier is Minnesota Twins second baseman and a budding MLB star.

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