USM investigating alleged hazing incident

The following is a prepared statement:
"The University of Southern Mississippi’s University Police Department is conducting an investigation of an alleged hazing incident that occurred late last week involving students who are members of the university’s Greek Life system.
"Two of the students involved were admitted to an area hospital for treatment of alcohol poisoning. One of the students remains hospitalized for continued treatment and observation. University officials will continue to monitor this situation and are providing assistance and support to these two students and their families.
"Hazing in any form or fashion is not condoned or tolerated by the university, and appropriate measures for addressing such matters will be followed as outlined in university policy. Details about the university’s policy on hazing can be found online at"