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USM Wants to Build a New $2.4 Million Center for Military Students and Veterans



by Tim Isbell

When the University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Military Veterans, Service Members and Families opened in October 2014, it served less than 600 students.

Five years later, with more than 1,700 students with military ties, the center has outgrown its original facility in a renovated house on the university’s west end.

The university on Friday announced plans to build a new $2.4 million facility to better serve its military students. The building will be 100% privately funded.

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