April 18, 2019  

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University Mourning the Death of Undergraduate Student

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The University of Southern Mississippi community is mourning the death of Cole Whaley, an undergraduate student from Mobile, Ala. Whaley died overnight in New Orleans, La.

“The University was informed Saturday morning of the death of one of our students, Cole Whaley,” said Dr. Eddie Holloway, Dean of Students. “We are all saddened by this tragedy, and are reaching out to his family, friends and loved ones to offer our prayers and support.”

Student Counseling Services (SCS) at Southern Miss is offering support for those affected by Whaley’s death. SCS can be reached at 601.266.4829 during regular business hours and after 5 p.m. and on weekends at 601.606.4357 (HELP).