What do John F. Kennedy, Martha Stewart and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar have in common? They were all history majors. The Department of History, Political Science, and Geography has launched a new history major with concentration in public history.
While many students look forward to summer as a time to relax and regroup, several students from The W used their time to explore subjects they hope will lead to future careers.
A visit with a longtime friend to The W's campus changed the course of Summer Ward's life. The 18-year-old was set to attend a major college of art and design in Georgia, where she would study graphic design this fall.
It has been reported often that the 1980s were the backlash years—a time when women were told they could not have it all.
The College of Education and Human Sciences and the Department of Art and Design at The W recently announced continued accreditation of their undergraduate and graduate programs.
She grew up in the small Delta town of Sumner, and by her own account, her time at Mississippi University for Women changed the course of her life.
It is only fitting that Virginia Claire Turman be awarded the Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship. She comes from a line of W graduates, as well as nurses.
The W is known for providing a top-quality education in a personalized environment. Three members of The Class of 2013 not only flourished at The W; they gained a foundation that is opening doors for a promising future that will enrich the lives of others.
"If I can do it, you can do it!" That's what Pat Winter Perry, '56, of Columbus, would like others to know about her decision to establish the Pat Perry Education Leadership Scholarship Fund with an endowment gift to the MUW Foundation.
Alumna Dr. Marcella McKay gave W graduates an imaginary gift--a pair of eye glasses--at the university’s 128th commencement exercises held Saturday.
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