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Southern Miss turns 100

University changes Hattiesburg’s direction Arguably, the most important date in the community and economic development history of the City of Hattiesburg is March 30, 1910, On that day, Mississippi Normal College, dedicated entirely to teacher training, was chartered by the Mississippi Legislature. The first class had a mere 227 students led by 17 faculty members. A century later, that institution ...

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