11 Facts About Southern Mississippi

1. The Southern Mississippi Miss basketball team is a one-time champion of the NIT tournament.

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2. University of Southern Mississippi is one of the few universities to allow a two-day holiday each year for Mardi Gras.

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3. University of Southern Mississippi has 13 residence halls, and about 5,000 students live on campus throughout the school year.

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4. University of Southern Mississippi recently began an academic reorganization changing the academic structure at the University and the roles of administrators.

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5. University of Southern Mississippi is governed by the University President along with the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.

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6. University of Southern Mississippi offers more than 250 clubs and organizations, as well as intramural athletics and special events.

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7. In 2014, Southern Mississippi Miss revealed a new logo that was a redesigned version of the 2003 logo.

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8. In 2003, Southern Mississippi Miss replaced their attack eagle logo from the 1990s with an eagle head logo.

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9. In June 2015 Southern Mississippi Miss released a statement on the removal of the Mississippi state flag from all USM campuses.

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10. University of Southern Mississippi was founded on March 30, 1910, as Mississippi Normal College, a teacher-training school.

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11. University of Southern Mississippi, known informally as Southern Miss, is a public research university with its main campus located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

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