Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium Keynote

Thursday, October 19, 2017 7:30 pm
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The theme for this year's symposium is "'So the incident became a story': Tales and Truths Around the South," which is inspired by Eudora Welty’s story "The Hitch-Hikers" from her collection, A Curtain of Green.

Our keynote author will be Daniel Wallace, who will read from his recent novel Extraordinary Adventures.

A reception and book signing with all symposium authors will follow.

For more information: www.muw.edu/welty

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium Friday AM

Friday, October 20, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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For more information: www.muw.edu/welty

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium Friday PM

Friday, October 20, 2017 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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For more information: www.muw.edu/welty

Welty Gala

Friday, October 20, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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On Friday, October 20, at 7:00 p.m., The W family, including students from the Ina E. Gordy Honors College, alumni, and community members, are invited to join us for an elegant evening at the Trotter Convention Center. The Welty Gala begins with a cocktail reception with this year's Welty Symposium authors followed by dinner and a presentation by best-selling author and political commentator Jeffery Toobin.

For more information and tickets, visit www.muw.edu/weltygala.

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium Saturday

Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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For more information: www.muw.edu/welty

Founders' Day

Sunday, October 22, 2017
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Office of Admissions Award Recognition Day

Friday, December 01, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This event is for students who are admitted to The W for the Summer or Fall 2018 term who are receiving a scholarship. 

Please RSVP no later than one week prior to event at www.muw.edu/awardrec

11:00-11:30                     Registration for All Award Recipients
The Office of Admissions will be on hand to check you in and give you important information that you will need for the day.
Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center

11:30-12:15                       Luncheon and Award Presentations
During this luncheon you’ll be recognized for your outstanding achievement!
Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center

12:15-1:00                        Meet your Navigator
 You have been admitted to The W, now what? Attend this session to meet your very own Student Success Navigator and learn more about what life in the classroom at The W will be like.
Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center

1:00-3:00                          Financial Aid Q&A, FAFSA Assistance
Curious about the financial aid process at The W? Get your questions answered and also get assistance in completing the FAFSA! Stop by any time between 1:15-3:00 for assistance.
McDevitt Hall Campus Computer Lab

1:00-3:00                                Housing Application Submission
Are you planning to live on campus at The W? Stop by McDevitt Hall and complete your housing application online! Stop by any time between 1:15-3:00 for assistance.
McDevitt Hall Campus Computer Lab

1:15-2:30                          Residence Hall Exploration
Check out our model room in Kincannon Hall to get a sense of what living on campus is like! Housing Staff will be on hand any time from 1:15-2:30 to show you around.
Kincannon Hall Model Room, 1st Floor

2:00-3:00 or 3:00-4:00          Campus Exploration
Want to tour The W’s campus? Tours will leave from McDevitt Hall at 3:00!

Office of Admissions Award Recognition Day

Friday, February 09, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
This event does not repeat

This event is for students who are admitted to The W for the Summer or Fall 2018 term who are receiving a scholarship. 

Please RSVP no later than one week prior to event at www.muw.edu/awardrec

11:00-11:30                     Registration for All Award Recipients
The Office of Admissions will be on hand to check you in and give you important information that you will need for the day. 
Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center

11:30-12:15                       Luncheon and Award Presentations
During this luncheon you’ll be recognized for your outstanding achievement!
Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center

12:15-1:00                        Meet your Navigator
 You have been admitted to The W, now what? Attend this session to meet your very own Student Success Navigator and learn more about what life in the classroom at The W will be like.
Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center

1:00-3:00                          Financial Aid Q&A, FAFSA Assistance
Curious about the financial aid process at The W? Get your questions answered and also get assistance in completing the FAFSA! Stop by any time between 1:15-3:00 for assistance.
McDevitt Hall Campus Computer Lab

1:00-3:00                                Housing Application Submission
Are you planning to live on campus at The W? Stop by McDevitt Hall and complete your housing application online! Stop by any time between 1:15-3:00 for assistance.
McDevitt Hall Campus Computer Lab

1:15-2:30                          Residence Hall Exploration
Check out our model room in Kincannon Hall to get a sense of what living on campus is like! Housing Staff will be on hand any time from 1:15-2:30 to show you around. 
Kincannon Hall Model Room, 1st Floor

2:00-3:00 or 3:00-4:00          Campus Exploration
Want to tour The W’s campus? Tours will leave from McDevitt Hall at 3:00!

Charter Day

Monday, March 12, 2018
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Homecoming 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018 8:00 am - Sunday, March 25, 2018 12:00 pm
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II&C STEM Symposium

Monday, March 26, 2018 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Day until March 27, 2018

II&C STEM Symposium

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Day until March 27, 2018

Office of Admissions Award Recognition Day

Friday, April 06, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
This event does not repeat

This event is for students who are admitted to The W for the Summer or Fall 2018 term who are receiving a scholarship. 

Please RSVP no later than one week prior to event at www.muw.edu/awardrec

11:00-11:30                     Registration for All Award Recipients
The Office of Admissions will be on hand to check you in and give you important information that you will need for the day. 
Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center

11:30-12:15                       Luncheon and Award Presentations
During this luncheon you’ll be recognized for your outstanding achievement!
Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center

12:15-1:00                        Meet your Navigator
 You have been admitted to The W, now what? Attend this session to meet your very own Student Success Navigator and learn more about what life in the classroom at The W will be like.
Pope Banquet Room, located on 2nd floor of Hogarth Dining Center

1:00-3:00                          Financial Aid Q&A, FAFSA Assistance
Curious about the financial aid process at The W? Get your questions answered and also get assistance in completing the FAFSA! Stop by any time between 1:15-3:00 for assistance.
McDevitt Hall Campus Computer Lab

1:00-3:00                                Housing Application Submission
Are you planning to live on campus at The W? Stop by McDevitt Hall and complete your housing application online! Stop by any time between 1:15-3:00 for assistance.
McDevitt Hall Campus Computer Lab

1:15-2:30                          Residence Hall Exploration
Check out our model room in Kincannon Hall to get a sense of what living on campus is like! Housing Staff will be on hand any time from 1:15-2:30 to show you around. 
Kincannon Hall Model Room, 1st Floor

2:00-3:00 or 3:00-4:00          Campus Exploration
Want to tour The W’s campus? Tours will leave from McDevitt Hall at 3:00!

Founders' Day

Monday, October 22, 2018
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Charter Day

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Founders' Day

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Charter Day

Thursday, March 12, 2020
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Founders' Day

Thursday, October 22, 2020
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Charter Day

Friday, March 12, 2021
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Founders' Day

Friday, October 22, 2021
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

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