University of Souther Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi held spring commencement exercises during ceremonies in Hattiesburg on May 8 and in Biloxi on May 9.
Southern Miss President Rodney D. Bennett conferred undergraduate, graduate and specialist’s degrees at ceremonies held in Reed Green Coliseum on the Hattiesburg campus and in the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi. Southern Miss Vice President for Student Affairs Joe Paul served as commencement speaker.
Southern Miss graduate from Mansfield was Ryan Patrick Culpepper, who graduated with a master of arts.