February 15, 2019  

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Organizations, Businesses Welcome to Participate in USM Homecoming Parade

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The University of Southern Mississippi invites organizations and businesses to participate in this year’s homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 14 with floats, decorated vehicles or walking groups. There is no entry fee.

Lineup for the parade is at 10 a.m. in the parking lot behind Starbucks at Hattiesburg’s Midtown Market, located at 3818 Hardy Street, with the parade beginning at 11 a.m. and travelling east down Hardy Street to the main entrance of the Southern Miss campus.

The parade will include USM’s Pride of Mississippi Marching Band, Dixie Darlings, cheerleaders, and the 2017 homecoming court. Former USM and NFL football standout Adalius Thomas will serve as the parade’s grand marshal.

For more information, contact the USM Dean of Students Office at 601.266.6028, or email dos@usm.edu. For a complete list of USM 2017 homecoming events, https://www.usm.edu/homecoming.