Stamps Scholar Sets Sights on Cancer Research, Community Care

Next-Generation Rebels: Early Entry student pharmacist Brandon Ashmore wants to make a difference

OXFORD, Miss. – From the moment Brandon Ashmore’s brother brought home study notes from his pharmacy classes at the University of Mississippi, Brandon, then 11 years old, knew that pharmacy was in his future. Seven years later, Ashmore started his first day of school at Ole Miss as part of the pharmacy school’s competitive Early EntryRead the story …

Freshman Intent on ‘Fulfilling Her Purpose’

Next-Generation Rebels: Biology major Khadeejah Franklin has goals in mind

OXFORD, Miss. – “Remember your purpose.” That’s the advice University of Mississippi freshman Khadeejah Franklin received from her mother before leaving her hometown of Vancleave for Oxford. “Stay focused,” Triniss Wilkerson said she told her daughter. “I also told her do not lose sight of the reason why she is there. It’s OK to have a littleRead the story …

Daughter of UPD Chief Follows Dad’s Footsteps to Campus

Next-Generation Rebels: 'It's always been Ole Miss for me,' Ta'Nia Hawkins says

OXFORD, Miss. – Long before Ta’Nia Hawkins arrived as an incoming freshman at the University of Mississippi, she had dreamed of one day attending the same institution where her father, University Police Chief Ray Hawkins, had been a student. “My dad has been my biggest role model,” said the Water Valley native, who plans toRead the story …

Family Ties: Connection Leads Triplets to Ole Miss

Next-Generation Rebels: Sanders siblings recruited by Anne Weston, Katherine and Will Sistrunk

OXFORD, Miss. – It’s fairly common for siblings and children of University of Mississippi alumni to attend the family alma mater. But in the case of Calvin, Isabella and Sophia Sanders, it wasn’t their parents who most influenced their decision – it was another set of triplets. The incoming freshman triplets were actually drawn toRead the story …