Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.
Mississippi University for Women will give the academic community an opportunity to welcome and celebrate new faculty members as they present their area of research at the Provost’s New Faculty Symposium Thursday April 9, at 6 p.m. in Nissan Auditorium.
Seven junior faculty members at The W will introduce research in a 10-minute presentation and a question and answer period.
More information about the New Faculty Symposium
Parents and Family of students are invited to tour campus and engage in various activities throughout the day.
, Staff Council invites all faculty and staff to have a discussion with Campus Police Chief Danny Patton. Chief will discuss campus safety and what to do in the event of an emergency. The open meeting will take place in the Stark Meeting Room at 2 p.m.
Keynote presentation by Moira Crone, author of The Ice Garden.
This event is free and open to the public.
On Friday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m., The W family, including students from the Ina E. Gordy Honors College, alumni, and community members, are invited to join us for an elegant evening on campus. The Welty Gala begins with a cocktail reception with this year's Welty Symposium authors followed by dinner and a presentation by best-selling author and leading political satirist P.J. O'Rourke.
Tickets available online: http://www.muw.edu/welty/gala