Meet Charlie Miles, January’s Staff Member of the Month

Charlie Miles, academic instructional technology consultant, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for January. To help us get to know him better, he answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss.  IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Miles: I began working at Ole Miss in 2007 in the musicRead the story …

2021 Year in Review

What a year 2021 has been! Our community is resilient and thriving, and we’re grateful for the robust spirit that permeates our beautiful campus, our classrooms, and our athletics programs. As we put a bow on 2021, I’m pleased to share this “Year in Review” as the December issue of the @ The Flagship newsletter.Read the story …

Meet Kristina Phillips, November’s Staff Member of the Month

Kristina Phillips, associate director of college programs in the Division of Outreach and Continuing Education, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for November. To help us get to know her better, she answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss.  IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss?  Phillips: I’ve beenRead the story …

Meet Lynne Trusty, October’s Staff Member of the Month

Lynne Trusty, operations coordinator in the Department of Civil Engineering, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for October. To help us get to know her better, she answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss.  IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Trusty: 11 years.  IOM: What is your hometown? Read the story …

Meet Lele Gillespie, September’s Staff Member of the Month

Lele Winter Gillespie, project coordinator for the College of Liberal Arts, is the Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for September. To help us get to know her better, she answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss.  IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss?  Gillespie: I have been with the dean’s officeRead the story …

Meet Christina Lewis, August’s Staff Member of the Month

Christina Lewis, operations manager at the University of Mississippi Telecommunications Center, is the Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for August. To help us get to know her better, she answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss.  IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Lewis: 14 years IOM: What is your hometown? Read the story …

Q&A with Dr. Hubert Spears, University Health Services

UM physician provides information on coronavirus safety, urges everyone to get vaccinated

OXFORD, Miss. – The safest, most effective way to avoid COVID is to take the vaccine and wear masks indoors, said Dr. Hubert Spears, a physician with the University of Mississippi Health Services. He urges everyone who is eligible, but has not received the vaccine, to immediately do so.  Spears, a native of Grenada whoRead the story …

Meet Sandra Cox-McCarty, June’s Staff Member of the Month

Sandra Cox-McCarty, associate dean for administration and diversity initiatives, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for June. To help us get to know her better, she answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Cox-McCarty: Since November or December 1992 IOM: What is your hometown? Read the story …

Seven Staff Members Receive Outstanding EEO Awards

Individual UM employees and teams recognized for excellence in service categories, operations

OXFORD, Miss. – The assistant director of campus recreation has been honored as the University of Mississippi‘s overall outstanding staff member for 2021. Shannon Richardson was recognized during the annual Staff Appreciation Awards program Tuesday (June 1) in the ballroom at The Inn at Ole Miss. The program was part of a weeklong celebration includingRead the story …

Analysis: Census Figures Reveal Key Findings for Mississippi, Nation

This week’s release of the national and state population totals, as well as state apportionments, marks the culmination of a year’s dedicated work by local civic and social organizations in partnership with the United Census Bureau in Mississippi and across the nation. The 2020 Census occurred during tumultuous events: deployed in a pandemic, rolled outRead the story …