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Latest News from The W

  • Town & Tower Prayer Breakfast Feb. 2

    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.

  • Higher Education, Business formalize partnership through MOU

    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.

  • W students visit state capital to advocate

     COLUMBUS, Miss. – Five Mississippi University for Women students recently took to the steps of the state capital for a day at the Legislature.

  • Honors Forum to feature 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.  

  • `Simply Streisand’ event to feature music by Barbra Streisand

    COLUMBUS, Miss. – “Simply Streisand,” the music of Barbra Streisand, will be featured at the Leslie Farrell Threadgill Lecture and Artist Series set for Saturday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m.

  • Desserts & The Dream focus of MLK event

    COLUMBUS, Miss. – A campus event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is set for Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Claudia A. Limbert Assembly Room in Cochran Hall.

  • What my scholarship means to me 2017

    Students from The W share what it means to them to receive a scholarship.