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Southern Miss to celebrate recovery from 2013 tornado

HATTIESBURG — The University of Southern Mississippi will celebrate significant post-tornado recovery achievements with a special ceremony set for 10 a.m., Sept. 5 on the Hattiesburg campus. The public is invited to attend the ceremony, which will feature a grand reopening of the Ogletree House, the home of the University’s Alumni Association that suffered extensive damage from the Feb. 10, ...

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DeFatta elevated to executive director

Jerry DeFatta, associate director for external affairs for the Southern Miss Alumni Association, has been promoted to the role of executive director. DeFatta, who has been an employee of the University of Southern Mississippi for nearly five years, replaced Bob Pierce July 1. Pierce, who has served as executive director of the association for 12 years, has been named the ...

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