Always Ascending

Dr. Tammie McCoy has six grandchildren. Every Friday night, she and her husband Bruce, of 24 years, host pizza night. All the grandchildren come to visit and often spend the night. They are queens and kings of the castle. Pizza night has been a tradition for 16 years.

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A Place of Possibility & Opportunity

Nora Miller, no stranger to challenges, knows how to set a goal and go the distance. After nearly 30 years in higher education, she has dealt with everything from uncertain budgets to the intricacies of developing a campus master plan to heading crisis response. She has an eye for detail and a determination about rising to the challenges.It’s a philosophy she follows in her personal goals as well.

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Beyond Business

“Do not struggle in silence.”

This quote has been at the bottom of every one of Dr. Scott Tollison’s syllabi—even before he joined The W’s faculty in 2004.

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Shifting Gears

Dr. Marty Brock has always been a hands on person—both literally and figuratively.

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The Act of Partnership

Shakespeare once said, “All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and their entrances…”

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Cultural Encounters

For decades, Mississippi University for Women has served as a hub for music, literature, theatre, art and lectures. Located in the heart of historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W is home to premier cultural events, which attract guests from both near and far. From the second annual Music by Women Festival to the signature Welty Weekend at The W, audiences all come for one reason--a shared experience through the cultural arts.

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Classroom to Center Stage

Bricks and mortar build a university. The true foundation of a university is the stories authored in each individual. Both current students and alumni have stories of how the arts have impacted them.

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