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Hearin LeadershipThe W welcomes 100 high school students from across Mississippi and Alabama to campus for the Hearin High School Leadership Conference.

 

The weekend conference is for high school seniors who find themselves drawn to the forefront of organizations in their schools and communities.

At the conference, the scholar-leaders will join other like-minded leaders for a weekend of informative and entertaining workshops and speakers.

While at the conference, students will have the opportunity to apply for the $10,000 Hearin Leadership Scholarship.  The four-year scholarships are based primarily upon demonstrated school/community leadership. Other scholarships in varying amounts will also be awarded through the interview process. Awards are renewable depending upon the recipient’s participation in the MUW Hearin Leadership Program and performance at MUW.

The conference is hosted by the MUW Hearin Leadership Program and sponsored by the Robert M. Hearin Foundation.

Schedule

Friday, February 1
9:30-11:00 am Check-in/Registration
10:15 and 10:45am Optional Campus Tours
11:30 pm Welcome Lunch for Students and Parents
12:30 pm Welcome & Opening
1:00 pm Workshop: Hooray!
3:00 pm Small Group Time
5:00 pm Dinner
6:00pm Small Group Time
8:00 pm Roll Call
9:00 pm Break
9:30 pm W Olympics

Saturday, February 2

8:00 am Breakfast
8:30am Workshops/Interviews
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Small Group Time
2:00 pm Workshop: Living Life at Performance Level
4:00 pm Free Time
5:30 pm Dinner
7:00 pm After Dinner Fun

Sunday, February 3
7:00 am Devotion (optional)
8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am Small Group Time
10:00 am Closing & Awards
11:00 am Check Out of Hotel

 

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Student NetID Password Update

MUW ITS will be implementing a new password policy for all University Student users starting Tuesday Feb. 28, at 10:00 AM. The password change will be activated/required upon your next login after the enforcement has been enabled. The change will not lock or force you out if you are actively working on your computer.

If your password already meets the above requirements, you will still have to change your password once the new policy rules are officially enforced. Changing your password before Feb. 28 should be done if you have a security reason to do so, but not in response to jumping ahead of the Password Policy change date/time. Changing your password ahead of time will not negate the requirement to change it again on Tuesday Feb. 28, at 10:00 AM.

After the new password policy has been enabled, Students will not be able to login to services (Portal, MUWnet WiFi, Office 365, Orgsync, etc…) that use NetID credentials until you change and update your password using the follow criteria.

MUW ITS will never ask for your NetID Password via email.