|Public Affairs - Press Release|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 6, 2004
Anika Mitchell Perkins
Ambassador of the Republic of Zambia to visit MUW
COLUMBUS, Miss. – Mississippi University for Women will host Dr. Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika, ambassador of the Republic of Zambia to the United States of America, on Thursday, Oct. 7.
This is Dr. Mbikusita-Lewanika’s second visit to campus with her first being in May to attend the graduation ceremony of her niece Namaya Lewanika. She has family ties in Mississippi and is working to develop partnerships.
MUW President Claudia Limbert said, “It is an honor to meet an ambassador and a double honor to have someone of Dr. Mbikusita-Lewanika’s caliber to visit MUW and Columbus. We are eager to show her the campus and the city and to learn more about Zambia and her work.”
While on campus, Mbikusita-Lewanika will meet with Dr. Limbert and tour the campus. She also will have lunch with students and faculty, speak to a class, tour antebellum homes and visit The Columbus-Lowndes Link Development Office.
A reception with community and business leaders will be held at the President’s Home.
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