Outreach at The W

Collaborate. Innovate. Reach.

The W provides innovative outreach programs at every age and stage of life.  Whether you are 5 or 85, learning should be a central part of a fulfilled life.  We offer educational programs for audiences in a variety of formats including face-to-face and online.  From skills to advance your career to culinary camp for kids, The W has something to offer you.


The mission of Outreach & Innovation is to facilitate collaboration and innovation within the university and to facilitate outreach between the university and the community.  The office of Outreach & Innovation oversees and coordinates non-credit learning activities, provides administrative and logistical support for campus-wide efforts for broad-based innovative initiatives serving the University, local communities, and the state of Mississippi, and facilitates interaction between the university and the community. 

  • to support economic and social advancement of the community,
  • develop and implement innovative programs,
  • support professional growth.

For more information on outreach programs, please call 662.241.6101 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439