A $9.6 million gift to the University of Southern Mississippi is the single largest financial commitment in university history, officials said.
The contribution, made by the Luckyday Foundation, also brings Southern Miss closer to its $150 million fundraising goal.
Give Wing, a project that began in 2018 but was derailed by the coronavirus pandemic, was started by the USM Foundation to fund initiatives designed to improve student success and academic excellence for faculty and students alike. Innovation/discovery is the third priority for the five-year campaign.
The Give Wing campaign…