USM awards degrees at Spring Commencement

The University of Southern Mississippi held spring commencement
exercises during ceremonies on the Hattiesburg campus Friday, May 10.
Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett conferred undergraduate,
graduate and specialist’s degrees at the ceremony, held at Reed Green
Coliseum. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, an alumnus of the university,
served as commencement speaker at both ceremonies.
Joseph William Wise of Ackerman graduated with a Master of Science
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 six teaching and research sites in
Mississippi. We are among U.S. News & World Report’s most popular
universities and recognized by The Princeton Review.