USM commencement set for Dec. 14

By The Associated Press

HATTIESBURG — Rick Cleveland, executive director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Jackson, will speak at the fall commencement at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Cleveland, a USM graduate and a former sportswriter, will speak Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. to graduates of the colleges of Arts and Letters, Nursing, Science and Technology and University Libraries.

He will speak at 2:30 p.m. to graduates from the colleges of Business, Education and Psychology and Health.

The commencement ceremonies will be held at Reed Green Coliseum on the USM campus in Hattiesburg.