HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The University of Southern Mississippi's Center for Military Veterans, Service Members and Families will hold an open house Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. to kick off the fall 2015 semester and welcome its students back to the Hattiesburg campus. The event is also an opportunity for students who are veterans to learn more about what the Center and USM have to offer them and their families.
Michael Mcgee senior certifying official at USM said, "We are able to actually add the military friendly portion to USM's status of officially of being military friendly. We are able to line them up with different resources available to them, as well as being able to create resources that the community does not currently offer."
During the open house, staff from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs office in Jackson, Miss. will be present to assist veterans attending USM and those living in the Hattiesburg area with issues related to their military service and benefits.
The Center is located at 3503 Morningside Drive in Hattiesburg on the the Hattiesburg campus.