March 11, 2005
Contact: Linda Halbert (662) 329-7349 or Molly Cuicchi
MUW Department of Student Services gears up for spring
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Mississippi University for Women
students and their cars will receive a little TLC before
heading to their spring break destinations.
Free vehicle inspections, provided by Premier Ford
Lincoln Mercury, Inc., will be available in front of
Hogarth Student Center on Wednesday, March 16 between
noon and 2 p.m.
Linda Halbert, MUW director of counseling and testing,
said the Department of Student Services wants to ensure
students have a safe and enjoyable spring break.
“Not only do we want our students to arrive safely to
their destinations, we want them to be equipped to make
smart choices while they are away from home.”
In addition to receiving vehicle inspections, students
will receive a Spring Break Survival Kit with
contributions from the Partnership, the MUW Career
Center and area vendors.
Students also will receive information on road trip
safety, health tips for traveling abroad, safe weight
loss, sun protection, hydration tips and literature on
reducing the risk of date-rape and substance abuse.
MUW’s spring break is Monday, March 21-Monday, March 28.