July 28, 2005
Contact: Anika Mitchell Perkins
Henry attends summer fellowship at Indiana State
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Margaret Mary Henry, Mississippi
University for Women’s Harriet Stark Gibbons
Distinguished Professor of Journalism, recently returned
from a summer fellowship at Indiana State University in
She was among 13 college instructors nationwide selected
to take part in the weeklong workshop, which was geared
toward journalists who have recently left the newsroom
for the classroom.
“The sessions offered practical tips, helpful critiques
and great inspiration from master teachers,” Henry said.
“I was most fortunate to have had the opportunity to
Henry, who joined MUW’s faculty in fall 2004, teaches
writing, directs communication internships and serves as
faculty adviser to The Spectator, the campus newspaper.