Mississippi University for Women Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Roses and thorns: 9/18/19Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... their ideas and talents to strengthen the organizations. It's a true win-win. A rose to the Mississippi University for Women for recognizing its pioneers of integration. This week, in a ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the campus' ...

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  2. Community Calendar for the week of September 18, 2016Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... by these local volunteers. For information, call 662-328-2111. Barefoot on the Bridge -- Mississippi University for Women Passport to Wellness and Bliss Yoga celebrate the first day of autumn with yoga on the Old Highway 82 pedestrian bridge at the ...

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  3. MUW honors university's first black students 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    From left, Barbara Turner Bankhead, Jacqueline Edwards, Laverne Greene Leech and Eula M. Houser received medals of excellence Thursday at a ceremony celebrating 50 years of integration at Mississippi University for Women. They were four of the six students who integrated MUW in 1966.

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  4. Mississippi State touts record enrollmentRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi State University reported record enrollment and its largest ever freshman class for fall 2016, citing information released Friday by the State Institutions of Higher Learning. Mississippi University for Women, who has boasted a record number of graduates for two straight years, also saw an enrollment bump this fall.

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  5. Symphony Orchestra opens 48th season with Columbus concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 in Mississippi University for Women's Rent Auditorium in Whitfield Hall.

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  6. Community Calendar for the week of September 11, 2016Read the original story

    Sep 10, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Symphony presents a concert of works by Haydn, Harris and Mozart at 7:30 p.m. at Mississippi University for Women's Rent Auditorium in Whitfield Hall. Free to the public. Master Gardeners 25th anniversary -- Stop by the Lowndes County Extension ...

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  7. Disaster prep: First responders take part in active shooter drill on campus of MUWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Students lay on the ground outside Taylor Hall on Mississippi University for Women's campus Thursday morning as sirens wailed and reports of shooters, hostages and fatalities came over the radios of nearby law enforcement officers. The gratuitous blood dripping from gaping head wounds and other gashes was fake -- applied by students from the university's theater department hours earlier -- but the officers and first responders picking their way through the "bodies" and controlling the crowds of onlookers were acting as they would in a real emergency situation on campus.

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  8. Community Calendar for the week of September 4, 2016Read the original story

    Sep 3, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Symphony presents a concert of works by Haydn, Harris and Mozart at 7:30 p.m. at Mississippi University for Women's Rent Auditorium in Whitfield Hall. Free to the public. Barefoot on the Bridge -- Mississippi University for Women Passport to ...

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  9. Lowndes to conduct emergency drill ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Lowndes County will conduct a full-scale emergency drill with state and local authorities on Mississippi University for Women's campus from 7-11 a.m. Thursday. The drill aims to test the emergency preparedness of first responders and MUW, according to a press release from Cindy Lawrence, director of Columbus Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency.

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  10. MUW considers capital campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    Mississippi University for Women has hired a fundraising company to conduct a feasibility study determining whether the university should launch a capital campaign. Sinclair, Townes and Company, an Atlanta-based firm, began the study in mid-summer, sending out more than 2,000 surveys to alumni and other community members who could potentially help raise funds for the university.

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  11. Two Mississippi Universities Remove State Flag With Confederate EmblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | NewsOne

    Mississippi State University and the Mississippi University for Women have now joined five other public universities, including the University of Mississippi , in saying the stars and bars no longer represent the state in the 21st century. "The flag doesn't represent to me all the wonderful things that Mississippi stands for.

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  12. Scholarship created to honor two nuns killed in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | WKOW-TV

    Mississippi University for Women is creating a scholarship to honor two slain nuns who worked as nurse practitioners in one of the poorest parts of the nation. The Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill Graduate Nursing Scholarship will be given to a graduate nursing student who works in an underserved area or does charitable work.

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  13. Scholarship created to honor nun from StonehamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Boston.com

    COLUMBUS, Miss. - Mississippi University for Women is creating a scholarship to honor two slain nuns who worked as nurse practitioners in one of the poorest parts of the nation.

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  14. Scholarship created to honor 2 nuns killed in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Mississippi University for Women is creating a scholarship to honor two slain nuns who worked as nurse practitioners in one of the poorest parts of the nation. The Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill Graduate Nursing Scholarship will be given to a graduate nursing student who works in an underserved area or does charitable work.

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  15. Scholarship to be created in honor of Kentucky nun found slain in her homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... UPS' global air hub of Louisville -- voted 91 percent in favor. COLUMBUS, Miss., (WDRB) -- Mississippi University for Women is creating a scholarship to honor a Kentucky nun stabbed to death in her home. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduate ...

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  16. Sister Paula Merrill and Sister Margaret HeldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A nursing scholarship is being established at Mississippi University for Women to honor the lives and memories of two nuns that were brutally murdered in Durant on August 25. According to the university, both Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill worked at the Lexington Medical Clinic and were both graduates of The W's nursing program. Sister Held earned a master's degree in 1994 and served for many years as a preceptor for The W's family nurse practitioner students.

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  17. 2 Mississippi Universities Lower State Flag over Confederate EmblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Democracy Now

    Two more universities have taken steps to remove Confederate imagery and emblems from campus. Mississippi State University and the Mississippi University for Women both have decided to remove the state flag because it includes the Confederate battle emblem in the upper left corner.

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  18. Kat Maga a named technical director of Zachary's Visual and Performing Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... started her high school's drama club, restructuring the program in the process. At the Mississippi University for Women, where she earned a bachelor of fine arts degree with a Theater Emphasis, Magana's plans initially were to study English so she ...

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  19. Two more Mississippi universities take down Confederate-themed flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    Two more Mississippi universities have stopped flying the state's flag featuring the Confederate battle emblem, decisions that drew rebukes from the governor. Mississippi State University and the Mississippi University for Women confirmed Tuesday that they removed the flag from outdoor flagpoles over the summer.

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  20. Sister Paula MerrillRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | Holmes County Herald

    ... of health departments and clinics in Mississippi. She received her BSN degree from the Mississippi University for Women. In 1996, Sister received her MSN degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. At the time ...

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