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USM FUNDRAISING FOR COLLEGE OF BUSINESS REACHES A MILESTONE β€” Gift from First Bancshares, parent of The First, puts effort over $8 million mark

A recent donation from First Bancshares Inc. put the University of Southern Mississippi over the $8 million mark in its quest to raise $10 million to cover its share of a new 90,000 square foot home for the College of Business. In addition, Southern Miss alumnus Chuck Scianna, a 1975 finance grad and Houston businessman, […] [...]

Donor: $5 million gift to USM business college an investment β€” not a payback

Chuck Scianna says he and his family had $5 million to invest. The stock market was an option but carried too little return for the risk, Scianna says. So they settled on investing the money in Scianna’s alma mater, the University of Southern Mississippi, specifically the College of Business. β€œIt will be returned directly to […] [...]

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