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Mississippi University for Women, East Mississippi Community College and the Rotary Club of Columbus signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement to encourage first-generation college students. EMCC President Dr. Scott Alsobrooks, Rotary Club of Columbus President Lauren Barker and Mississippi University for Women President Nora Miller sign a Memorandum of…

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Celebrated author Jeannette Walls, best known for her best-selling memoir, “The Glass Castle,” will be the featured speaker for Mississippi University for Women’s 2024 Welty Gala at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25, in the Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus. “The Glass Castle” details her life growing up in extreme…

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As the Mississippi sun blazes overhead and humidity soars, residents brace for yet another scorching week of summer. Surviving the intense southern heat requires more than just staying indoors or avoiding the sun. Many Mississippians are familiar with the strategies it takes to beat the heat, but whether it’s your…

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Mississippi University for Women’s science department recently returned to Plymouth Bluff Environmental Center with 30 students for the 2024 STEM summer course, June 17-21. Instructor of biology Michael Dodson speaks to students at the STEM summer course. The course, which was for students ages 9-14, included a variety of hands-on…

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