Win Every Day: The Coaches of W Athletics

Coin tosses, first pitches and handshakes all signify the beginning of the game. Owls Athletics was started with resumes, phone calls and campus visits. Meet the first generation of Owls coaches who are the first of their kind to win every day.

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Owls Athletics: Building Partnerships

A ferocious owl commands attention in Mississippi University for Women’s Pohl Gymnasium. New 10’x 6’ Nevco scoreboards are up complete with LED lights and shot clocks. An athletic training room and locker rooms are in place and new laundry facilities have been installed.

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No Place Like Home

At 1100 College Street, you will find a campus steeped in tradition. It seems that every brick of every building has a story to tell, whether of storms from the past or visions of the future. Even a legendary tree has its own history, leaves that fall at just the right moment and eventually lead to love across the county line. Today’s students who walk through the front gates of campus will find ways to create their own stories inside and outside of the classroom.

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You're Not Alone

College is the perfect opportunity for students to embrace their independence. For many, it may be the first time to live on their own. Others may find themselves juggling family, work and classes. The college experience can be a roller coaster of emotions; however, students should know that they are not alone in their journey, with support services available from personal counseling to writing an academic paper.

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Innovations in Academics

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Curiosity, engagement and innovation are all a part of the learning experience at Mississippi University for Women.

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Plan. Repurpose. Save. - A Focus on Sustainability

Ashley Pounders, GCA energy coordinator

In October of 1885, 341 students walked through the front doors of The Industrial Institute and College (II&C). Thanks to the energetic campaigning that started in the 1860s by Sallie Reneau and a generous donation that included buildings, grounds and city bonds in the amount of $50,000 from the city of Columbus, an educational opportunity unlike any other had just begun.

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