Town & Tower Prayer Breakfast Feb. 2

 Shawn Parker

COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Rev. Shawn Parker, pastor of First Baptist Church, will be the featured speaker at Town & Tower’s Prayer Breakfast Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7 a.m. in Pope Banquet Room at Mississippi University for Women.

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Higher Education, Business formalize partnership through MOU

Dr. Glenn Boyce, Commissioner of Higher Education; Dr. Douglas W. Rouse, President, Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning; and Glenn McCullough, Jr., Executive Director, Mississippi Development Authority

More than 95 percent of jobs created during the recovery have gone to workers with at least some college education, while those with a high school diploma or less are being left behind, according to America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots, a recent report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Honors Forum to feature Peggy Wallace Kennedy

Peggy Wallace Kennedy

COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women’s spring Forum Series presented by the Gordy Honors College will feature civil rights activist Peggy Wallace Kennedy, daughter of Gov. George Wallace, who attended the university in the late 1960s as it was being integrated.  

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