Mississippi University For Women

Type: Organization
Name: Mississippi University For Women
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Roses and thorns: 8/17/14

Roses and thorns: Ricky Johnston, from Columbus, rests before the Third Annual Possum Town Triathlon begins Saturday morning at the Stennis East Bank Lock and Dam. Photo by: Luisa Porter/Dispatch StaffA rose to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Video: MUW Alumna Elizabeth Gwin Dies at 105

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — A cherished Mississippi University for Women alumna and tireless worker for Girl Scouts in the area has died.Elizabeth Gwin passed away Tuesday at her home in Starkville. She was 105 years old.Gwin grew up in Columbus and graduated ... [Published WCBI - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

MUW ready for student move-in

Approximately 400 college students -- from seniors to freshmen -- will move to Columbus on Saturday during student move-in day at Mississippi University for Women.The university's freshman population is booming, with students this year taking up two dorms ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

‘W’ Intercession Looks at ‘Who’

COLUMBUS, Miss. – What do the words TARDIS, celery and sonic screwdriver all have in common? Just ask any Whovian and they can tell you.“Doctor Who,” a show that has spanned a little more than 50 years and gained millions of fans (also known as Whovians) ... [Published WCBI - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Borsig gives University update to Town and Tower

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Mississippi University for Women President Dr. Jim Borsig is looking forward to the new school year.The W’s top leader gave a University update to the Town and Tower club Tuesday morning.Summer renovation work is complete on several ... [Published WCBI - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

W announces fall luncheons

The Mississippi University for Women Culinary Arts Institute in Columbus announces it will host fall luncheons on Wednesday, Sept. 17 and Thursday, Oct. 23. Both events begin at noon in Shattuck Hall on the university campus. The September luncheon will ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

South Mississippi students attend Governor's School

Students from South Mississippi were among the 70 scholars to attend Mississippi Governor's School held on the campus of Mississippi University for Women this summer.The school, a residential honors program established in 1981 by Gov. William F. Winter ... [Published Sun Herald - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Blum, Winifred L.

Winifred L. (nee McShan) Blum, of Blue Bell, died on July 31, 2014 at mercy Suburban Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, William A. Blum and is survived by her daughter, Betty (Chuck) Dyarmett, son, Richard (Eileen) and grandson, Keith Dyarmett. ... [Published Montgomery Media - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

University gets grant to aid small businesses

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:COLUMBUS, Mississippi — The Mississippi University for Women has been awarded a $30,000 federal grant to help foster development of local businesses.WTVA-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1m5Mgwg ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

MUW adds graduation ceremony to meet demands

Mississippi University for Women will host its first August graduation on Aug. 2.In a press release, the university cited space constraints as the reason for the additional ceremony. Traditionally, The W has had two graduation ceremonies: one in May and ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

College, university sign cooperative deal

WESSON, Miss. — Mississippi University for Women and Copiah-Lincoln Community College have signed a cooperative agreement that will permit graduates of the community college's culinary studies program to transfer credits to the university.WTVA-TV reports ... [Published Sun Herald - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

DYW promotes well-rounded youth through its program

About 27 years ago this month I was sitting with the resident advisor of a dormitory on the campus of Mississippi University for Women watching Toni Seawright compete for the Miss Mississippi pageant title. Everyone who was on campus that summer was rooting ... [Published Scott County Times - Jul 24 2014]

Quotes

"The Tennessee Williams Tribute committee is indebted to the many donors, volunteers and businesses that support our efforts to present a quality festival for quality of life in our community" said Caradine
"I think the students are excited to be coming in," Cantrell said. "We've been making a lot of enhancements to the residence halls this summer and I think the returners are excited to come back and see the new look."
The National Governors Association website adds to his bio: "During his tenure, a railroad commission was formed; state revenues were increased, as well as funding for state colleges. Also, an industrial college for girls was established; and railroad construction was advanced more than any other time in the state's history. Lowry completed his term and left office on Jan. 13, 1890. After running unsuccessfully for a seat in the U S Senate in 1901, Lowry retired from political life."
"I was just a little old Columbus girl," she said, "but I've been fortunate. Of course, I've lost loved ones in the length of my life, but I have had no dramatic crises. I've just been living and staying busy. I believe in seeking challenges."

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'The Glass Menagerie:' Tennessee Williams Tribu... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 17 2014]
Roses and thorns: 8/17/14 [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 17 2014]
ELIZABETH SPANN SMITH GWIN [Published Starkville Daily News - Aug 15 2014]
MUW ready for student move-in [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 14 2014]
Sampling History: Pascagoula's Lowry Island is ... [Published Mississippi Press - Aug 14 2014]
Video: MUW Alumna Elizabeth Gwin Dies at 105 [Published WCBI - Aug 14 2014]
MUW legend, Girl Scouts pioneer dies at 105 [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 13 2014]
‘W’ Intercession Looks at ‘Who’ [Published WCBI - Aug 13 2014]
Borsig gives University update to Town and Tower [Published WCBI - Aug 12 2014]
Ag Minute: USDA Announces Grants to Community P... [Published McPherson Sentinel - Aug 12 2014]
W announces fall luncheons [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 10 2014]
MUW Students, Starkville on “Hotel Hell” Monday [Published WCBI - Aug 08 2014]
MUW Expands Life Enrichment Classes [Published WCBI - Aug 06 2014]
South Mississippi students attend Governor's Sc... [Published Sun Herald - Aug 06 2014]
JRA Restarts Convention Center Bids, Gannett Sp... [Published Jackson Free Press - Aug 05 2014]
Blum, Winifred L. [Published Montgomery Media - Aug 05 2014]
University gets grant to aid small businesses [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 04 2014]
Youngsters can add their 'two cents' to Mother ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 03 2014]
Video: New MSMS Students Move Into Dorms [Published WCBI - Aug 03 2014]
MCC’s Medical Assisting Technology program grad... [Published Meridian Star - Aug 02 2014]
MUW to Award Degree to First Master of Science ... [Published WCBI - Aug 01 2014]
Volunteers needed for student move-in [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 01 2014]
USDA Announces Grants to Community Partners to ... [Published Ein News - Jul 31 2014]
You might see these faces around Savannah [Published Savannah Morning News - Jul 31 2014]
MSU Education Dean Blackbourn Elected President... [Published WCBI - Jul 29 2014]
Commissioner to receive Winter-Reed Award [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
W student accepted into Rural Physicians Schola... [Published Monroe Journal - Jul 29 2014]
MUW holds graduation Saturday [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 28 2014]
MUW adds graduation ceremony to meet demands [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 27 2014]
College, university sign cooperative deal [Published Sun Herald - Jul 26 2014]
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