Convocation will include a keynote address and a special ceremony recognizing the six women who were pioneers.
Professor David Carter’s theater students perform a reader’s theater created from oral histories of the women who desegregated MUW.
Tevin Arrington, class of 2016, screens a trailer for an upcoming documentary on desegregation at MSCW.
Dr. Beverly Joyce, director of the MUW Galleries, will discuss the upcoming exhibits planned as part of the "Those Who Dared" Commemoration.
This year The W’s faculty, staff, and students reads “Brown Girl Dreaming,” an award-winning poetry collection about growing up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s by Jacqueline Woodson.
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Launch of The Price We Paid: An Anthology of the Desegregation of Mississippi State College for Women, highlighting the creative and historiographical work of W students relating to racial integration.
Professor Alex Stelioes-Wills unveils a campus mural in honor of the anniversary of desegregation created during a class in the summer.
Art and Design will host a reception for the public before unveiling projects related to the Those Who Dared commemoration. As part of the program, Dr. Beverly Joyce will open an exhibit on desegregation at The W created by students during the spring in Gallery B of the Art and Design building.
MUW will celebrate Constitution Day by gathering at the Stringer Auditorium in the Art and Design Building at 3:00 in the afternoon. Dr. Jon Hooks will explain the significance of Constitution Day and Dr. Beverly Joyce will provide a brief introduction to "In Their Footsteps," the walking exhibit that tells the story of the integration of The W. Participants will then view the exhibit.