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COLUMBUS, Miss.– Mississippi University for Women will welcome more than 100 community college students, mostly from Mississippi, and their faculty mentors for the Phi Theta Kappa Mississippi/Louisiana Regional Honors Institute June 13-15. Phi Theta Kappa is the first honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges…

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Richardson, Texas — Parkinson Voice Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the voices of people with Parkinson’s Disease, named Mississippi University for Women’s Speech-Language Pathology Department a 2024 SPEAK OUT! Grant Program recipient. Grant recipients include hospitals, universities, private practices and other organizations providing speech therapy across the United…

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The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, the state’s only public residential high school for academically gifted students, will be highlighted at Town & Tower’s Thursday, June 27 meeting on the campus of Mississippi University for Women. Program speakers will include Ginger Tedder, who was recently named executive director of…

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Mississippi University for Women is once again partnering with the community for the annual Community Read Program, which kicked off in May. This year, the Community Read Committee has selected “First Gen: A Memoir” by Alejandra Campoverdi. “The Community Read Committee saw so many opportunities for programming that would be…

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Brian Merkel is returning to the Mississippi University for Women Athletics Department as its assistant athletics director. Merkel, who started the Owls’ men’s basketball program in 2018 and served as its head coach until 2021, began his new duties at The W on June 3, 2024, after spending the past…

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