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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Win Every Day: The Coaches of W Athletics

Coin tosses, first pitches and handshakes all signify the beginning of the game. Owls Athletics was started with resumes, phone calls and campus visits. Meet the first generation of Owls coaches who are the first of their kind to win every day.

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Owls Athletics: Building Partnerships

A ferocious owl commands attention in Mississippi University for Women’s Pohl Gymnasium. New 10’x 6’ Nevco scoreboards are up complete with LED lights and shot clocks. An athletic training room and locker rooms are in place and new laundry facilities have been installed.

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No Place Like Home

At 1100 College Street, you will find a campus steeped in tradition. It seems that every brick of every building has a story to tell, whether of storms from the past or visions of the future. Even a legendary tree has its own history, leaves that fall at just the right moment and eventually lead to love across the county line. Today’s students who walk through the front gates of campus will find ways to create their own stories inside and outside of the classroom.

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