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Southern Miss to start massive student residence complex

HATTIESBURG — Construction is scheduled to begin soon on a massive student housing project on the University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus. Century Park South will bring residence halls to Southern Miss, providing 954 beds for freshmen and other scholarship students. The $55.6-million project will feature three buildings, with five floors in each structure. “The addition of Century Park South ...

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Colleges, universities strike transfer agreement

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Leaders of Mississippi’s two-year and four-year higher education programs have reached an agreement to standardize course requirements for transfer students. They began with elementary education because it is the most popular major for students transferring from community colleges to four-year schools. Almost 39 percent of the 11,815 students who transferred from the state’s community colleges to its ...

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South Alabama bringing campus to Mississippi

GAUTIER — University of South Alabama (USA) trustees are prepared to approve adding a satellite campus at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gautier. The Mobile, Ala., university board’s committee of the whole has recommended creating the campus in Gautier. The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) in Hattiesburg had a location there until August. USM then closed the classroom building, ...

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