Charter Day

Friday, March 12, 2021
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Keynote

Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Founders' Day

Thursday, October 21, 2021
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Friday AM

Friday, October 22, 2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium: Saturday AM

Saturday, October 23, 2021 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This event does not repeat

Charter Day

Saturday, March 12, 2022
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Founders' Day

Friday, October 21, 2022
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Charter Day

Sunday, March 12, 2023
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Founders' Day

Saturday, October 21, 2023
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Charter Day

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Founders' Day

Monday, October 21, 2024
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Charter Day

Wednesday, March 12, 2025
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Founders' Day

Tuesday, October 21, 2025
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.

Charter Day

Thursday, March 12, 2026
March 12, 2026

On this date in 1884, the Mississippi state legislature passed the charter founding the Industrial Institute and College (II&C), the first publicly funded college for women in the United States. The school would go on to become The W.

Founders' Day

Wednesday, October 21, 2026
October 22, 2026

Industrial Institute & College (II&C), the predecessor to The W, opened its doors to students for the first time on this date in 1885.