Mississippi University For Women

Type: Organization
Name: Mississippi University For Women
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

After 60 years, an Irish surprise comes a knocking

“Ho, ho,” called out this roly-poly fellow. “It’s me, Lorenzo, but no one around the paper knows who I am,” the pudgy (if someone weighing 285 pounds can safely be called pudgy) visitor said.He was inquiring about seeing me. “Tell him that a 76-year-old, ... [Published QC Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jelly entrepreneur finds results pretty sweet

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Places:COLUMBUS, Mississippi — When college student Quinterrall Brown started job hunting this past summer, he had no idea he would end up being his own boss. That's what can happen at the ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Delta State's enrollment increases

Mississippi's Institutions of Higher Learning released enrollment figures that indicated an increase of 91 students from the 2013 academic year for Delta State University. There were 3,523 students enrolled in 2013 and the 2014 numbers are 3,614 showing ... [Published Bolivar Commercial - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Mississippi University For Women Students Await Scotland Independent Vote

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)-Several months ago we brought you the story about a group of college students from Mississippi University for Women studying abroad in Scotland.Now, they’re back home but still keeping up with the country’s poltical stance as Scotland ... [Published WCBI - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Video: MUW President Jim Borsig Speaks to Columbus Exchange Club

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — The Mississippi University for Women (MUW) took the stage at this week’s Columbus Exchange Club.MUW President Jim Borsig stopped by to speak with club members about the university’s progress to date.Top of the agenda, however, ... [Published WCBI - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

College Choice Releases First Annual Ranking of Regional Universities in the South

Like other ranking in the College Choice Rankings series, this ranking is based exclusively on factors actual college students said were most important to their college decision. According to the most recent annual CIRP Freshmen Survey by the Higher Education ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

MUW Gets High Marks from Students on ‘Engagement’

COLUMBUS, Miss. — In a national survey that measures the level of student engagement in 10 key areas, students at Mississippi University for Women report high levels of confidence in areas ranging from academic challenge to experiences with faculty.The ... [Published WCBI - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

OUR OPINION: Higher ed enrollment may grow more slowly in U.S.

Mississippi’s public universities and community colleges, whose enrollments grew at a brisk pace for several years after the turn of the millennium, have slowed in gaining additional students, and community colleges statewide actually have lost enrollment ... [Published NEMS 360 - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

MUW Again Ranks High in U.S. News Report

COLUMBUS, Miss. — Once again, Mississippi University for Women has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 20 public Southern regional universities.According to rankings released today [Sept. 9], The W was listed 18th among the public ... [Published WCBI - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Catfish Alley Mural Ruined by Vandals

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — Part of a year-old mural depicting part of Columbus’ history will have to be redone.Mississippi University for Women Art Professor Alex Stelio-Wills spent this morning removing part of the Catfish Alley mural after vandals ruined ... [Published WCBI - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Woman gets prison for MUW embezzlement

A former accountant for the Mississippi University for Women Foundation has been sentenced to seven years in prison.Cynthia "Jeannie" Godbey of Starkville pleaded guilty Friday in Lowndes County Circuit Court. Judge Jim Kitchens sentenced her to 10 years ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

MSMS named one of top 100 high schools

The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science has been named one of the best high schools in America.The Columbus school was ranked number 57 in a national survey conducted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast. The school was ranked number 357 last year. ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]

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"I'd like to own a bakery one day; I'd like to do it in Columbus" said Quinterrall. "But for the time being it's class, jam, sleep."
"At Ole Miss, he continues to have a significant impact on both students and the general public through the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics. The Overby Center gives individuals an opportunity to come together and discuss major issues of our region, nation and world, while creating a better understanding of media, politics and the First Amendment. The Women's Council believes that discussing issues helps solve them."
"We are showing potential students they have a future here," said Blansett. " We offer a quality education in fields that are marketable."
"As with our rankings of national liberal arts college and national research universities, when ranking regional universities it made sense to us to consider which factors the largest survey of actual college freshmen said was most important to them when they chose their school" said Jeremy Alder Other universities making the list include (alphabetically ordered):

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After 60 years, an Irish surprise comes a knocking [Published QC Times - 14 hours ago]
Jelly entrepreneur finds results pretty sweet [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 28 2014]
Overby to Receive Coveted Legacy Award [Published BioSpace - Sep 26 2014]
‘An Evening with the Romantics’ to Feature MSU,... [Published WCBI - Sep 24 2014]
Delta State's enrollment increases [Published Bolivar Commercial - Sep 20 2014]
Video: Mississippi University For Women Student... [Published WCBI - Sep 19 2014]
Video: MUW President Jim Borsig Speaks to Colum... [Published WCBI - Sep 19 2014]
College Choice Releases First Annual Ranking of... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 16 2014]
MUW Gets High Marks from Students on ‘Engagement’ [Published WCBI - Sep 15 2014]
Delta State's enrollment increases [Published Bolivar Commercial - Sep 15 2014]
10 MSMS Students Named Merit Semifinalists [Published WCBI - Sep 12 2014]
OUR OPINION: Higher ed enrollment may grow more... [Published NEMS 360 - Sep 12 2014]
Enrollment steady for Mississippi's public univ... [Published WDAM-TV - Sep 12 2014]
Biloxi 'institution' Susan Hunt to be roasted O... [Published Mississippi Press - Sep 11 2014]
University Enrollments Hold Steady [Published WCBI - Sep 10 2014]
MUW Again Ranks High in U.S. News Report [Published WCBI - Sep 09 2014]
Video: Catfish Alley Mural Ruined by Vandals [Published WCBI - Sep 09 2014]
Starkville grants domestic partner benefits for... [Published NEMS 360 - Sep 05 2014]
MSMS named one of top 100 high schools [Published Commercial Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Woman gets prison for MUW embezzlement [Published Commercial Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Community Calendar for the week of August 31, 2014 [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 31 2014]
Historic Columbus depot has a buyer [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 31 2014]
West Point writer opens September Table Talks W... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 31 2014]
Woman gets 7 years for MUW embezzlement [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 30 2014]
Woman gets 7 years for MUW embezzlement [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Aug 30 2014]
Woman gets 7 years for MUW embezzlement [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 30 2014]
MSMS named one of the best high schools in America [Published WLOX - Aug 27 2014]
Gov. Phil Bryant,, Mississippi Economic Council... [Published WLBT - Aug 27 2014]
MSMS Cracks Nation’s Top 60 in Magazine Ranking [Published WCBI - Aug 27 2014]
ACA: Growing & Putting God First [Published Greene Publishing Inc - Aug 26 2014]
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