Sigma Nu Charity Bowl Still Changing Lives

Annual UM fraternity event raised $168,000 for paralysis victim, nonprofit organizations

OXFORD, Miss. – Emmie Brookins wasn’t even born when University of Mississippi football player Roy Lee “Chucky” Mullins suffered a life-changing injury during the Rebels’ 1989 Homecoming game against Vanderbilt University’s Commodores. Three decades later, overwhelming charitable response to the tragic incident that left Mullins, who died in 1991, a paraplegic is benefitting Brookins, aRead the story …

Six Freshmen Receive ODK Leadership Awards

Prestigious honor recognizes outstanding skills and community involvement

OXFORD, Miss. – Six University of Mississippi students are recipients of the annual Omicron Delta Kappa Freshman Leadership Awards. The honors were created in 2010 to identify and recognize outstanding freshman leaders and community servants. Although the society was unable to present this year’s awards in person, each recipient was personally congratulated and featured onRead the story …

UM Senior Named Fulbright Recipient

West Point native William Hay headed to Moldova to study and teach English

OXFORD, Miss – A University of Mississippi student is set to study and teach next year in Moldova, thanks to the 2020 U.S. Fulbright Student Program. William “Wills” Hay, a senior public policy leadership major with minors in Russian and intelligence and security studies, is a Fulbright award recipient. A West Point native, Hay willRead the story …

Ten Seniors Named 2019-20 UM Hall of Fame Inductees

Ole Miss students honored for service, achievement and potential for success

OXFORD, Miss. – Ten University of Mississippi seniors have been inducted into the university’s 2019-20 Hall of Fame, one of the highest honors afforded to students at UM. The inductees were selected by a committee in accordance with policy developed by the Associated Student Body. Selections are based on outstanding contributions in all aspects ofRead the story …

Ole Miss Student Advances to Semis in ‘Jeopardy!’ Competition

Londyn Lorenz delivers strong performance in first round of college championship

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi sophomore Londyn Lorenz skated through the first round of the Jeopardy! College Championship Thursday (April 9), securing her spot in the semifinals and $10,000 in prize money. Though her competitors got off to a fast start, she quickly jumped from third to first place just before the first commercial breakRead the story …

Rebel Aid Secures $176,000 for Student Needs

Overwhelming response to Ole Miss campaign to help students

OXFORD, Miss. – Rebel Aid – the 48-hour grassroots social media campaign to help University of Mississippi students who have been hit hard by COVID-19-related circumstances – generated a swift and generous response from alumni, friends, student organizations and athletics leaders who gave 855 gifts totaling $176,671 The campaign was extended by 14 hours dueRead the story …

Come Roll With Me

UM student brings support, awareness to obstacles of life in a wheelchair though advocacy group

OXFORD, Miss. – Reid Fracchia, a senior biochemistry major from Jackson, brought the Come Roll With Me program to Oxford in hopes of bringing more awareness to the handicapped community. “My mom is physical therapist and I would always have so many questions to ask her when she came home from work,” Fracchia said. “Then,Read the story …

Lifetime Passion for Quizzes Lands UM Sophomore on ‘Jeopardy!’

Londyn Lorenz crosses one off the bucket list with quiz show appearance

OXFORD, Miss. – Londyn Lorenz will be the first University of Mississippi student to participate in the yearly Jeopardy! College Championship when her episode airs April 8. For Lorenz, this moment on the silver screen was long in the making. Even as early as 3 and 4 years old, Londyn always wanted to be quizzed, her dadRead the story …

Ole Miss Hockey Wins First SECHC Championship

Ice Rebels fight for a spot in the national tournament

OXFORD, Miss. – Hot on the heels of their first South Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference Championship victory, the Ole Miss Ice Rebels are at it again, this time competing in the American Collegiate Hockey Association’s regional tournament on their way to the national championship tournament.  The University of Mississippi‘s club hockey team has been a competitive presenceRead the story …

UM Student Named Truman Finalist

Jackson native, student leader Joshua Mannery to interview for scholarship in March

OXFORD, Miss. – Joshua Mannery, a junior at the University of Mississippi, has been named a finalist for the Truman Scholarship, a prestigious award that comes with national recognition for potential as a public service leader and up to $30,000 for graduate school. The Jackson native’s selection from a field of more than 800 applicants meansRead the story …