Like us on Facebook View our profile on LinkedIn Follow us on Twitter 

02.15.13

ONE-WEEK TORNADO UPDATE FROM SOUTHERN MISS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Hattiesburg and Southern Miss communities are rising once again from the destruction of a natural disaster.

As you know, Sunday night a major (possibly EF4) tornado tore through the length of Hattiesburg, Petal, and surrounding counties. Hundreds of homes, businesses, and public buildings were destroyed. Several buildings on the USM campus were severely damaged. The Trent Lott National Center was untouched, even though while the Alumni House--just two buildings away--was the image of destruction in all the news media...LEARN MORE

SOUTHERN MISS STUDENTS PITCH IN TO HELP CLEAN UP TORNADO DEBRIS


Nearly 1,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community volunteers participated in a student-led cleanup effort Wednesday morning as part of the university's recovery from an F-4 tornado that hit the Hattiesburg campus Sunday, Feb. 10. Volunteers were assigned to collect debris in seven assigned zones across campus. By the afternoon, approximately 1,450 large bags of trash were collected.  

SOUTHERN MISS EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND


The The USM Foundation has established a fund for alumni and friends to support emergency relief for the University. Contributions can be made through the secure form on this page. Your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Those who would prefer to contribute by check may do so by mailing a check made payable to the USM Foundation, with "Southern Miss Emergency Relief Fund" in the memo line, to the USM Foundation, 118 College Drive #5210, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001. 
We want to hear from you regarding our newsletter. Give us your feedback here. Missed a newsletter? View previous issues 

Univ Logo HZ Rev Color

AA/EOE/ADAI

 

Trent Lott National Center | Master of Science in Economic Development