For more than 35 years, Mississippi University for Women and the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship. Sean Stewart, Savannah Massey, Jaelon Carter, Alexis Allen, Elizabeth Bankston,Laverne Greene-Leech, Aniyah Allen and Ramse Jefferson A recent example of that partnership is the historical markers and…

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Mississippi University for Women has announced Dr. Davida Crossley as the recipient of The W’s Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award. She was honored alongside faculty from each of Mississippi’s public universities Thursday, Feb. 15 at the annual Diversity and Inclusion Awards ceremony of the Mississippi Board of Trustees of…

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Mississippi University for Women is excited to announce a partnership with alumna Laura Prestwich, class of 2008, as it enters its next phase of the renaming process that began 18 months ago. As the university has narrowed the possible selections to three names, Wynbridge, Welbright and Wynbright, Prestwich alongside the…

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About The W

Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,227 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

Be Bold. Tower with Blue.