Gift Honors a Father’s Memory While Supporting Students

Brandon resident Alyssa Moncrief is latest beneficiary of Muller scholarship endowment

OXFORD, Miss. – Ted Muller’s recent gift to the University of Mississippi supplements an endowment that honors his father while providing financial assistance to Ole Miss students. The Savannah, Georgia, resident made a $60,000 gift to the Brick Muller Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund, which was established in 1987 by family and friends of the lateRead the story …

An Institution Within an Institution

Del Hawley: the 'Man Behind the Curtain' for 35 Years

OXFORD, Miss. – When Del Hawley arrived at the University of Mississippi, Ronald Reagan was president, gasoline cost 86 cents a gallon and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was 1,793. No one could have imagined – least of all, Hawley – what the next 35 years would bring. In August 1986, he left East Lansing,Read the story …

Business School Gearing Up for 20th Annual Banking Symposium

Organizers looking forward to one of the largest crowds ever

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Business Administration and its Banking and Finance Advisory Board are gearing up for the 20th annual Banking and Finance Symposium, set for Nov. 12 at the Oxford Conference Center. This year’s symposium kicks off at 8 a.m. with the first “Women in Finance” breakfast. The speakerRead the story …

Helping a Proven Program Get Even Better

Gift will expand Ole Miss faculty support, grow RMI program

OXFORD, Miss. – A major new commitment from Brown & Riding Insurance Co. will further expand faculty support for the University of Mississippi‘s nationally recognized risk management and insurance program, helping ensure professors have the resources needed to effectively teach and prepare students. B&R is increasing an initial gift to the RMI program establishing theRead the story …

Internship Summit Headed for Fifth Year of Success

UM School of Business Administration to host annual event this week

OXFORD, Miss. – The School of Business Administration at the University of Mississippi hosts its fifth annual Internship Summit on Thursday (Sept. 23) in the Holman Hall Courtyard. This event, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and concluding around 1 p.m., is a yearly tradition that provides students with opportunities to partner with various entities for year-roundRead the story …

Scoring a Net Profit

UM business school helps alumnus realize 'hoops' dream

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi alumnus Jordan Wyton grew up playing basketball and became a walk-on for the Ole Miss Rebels. These days, he has turned his love for the game into a business that helps others enjoy it as well. Wyton, originally from Grayson, Georgia, began HoopAtlanta in 2020 to provide fun, organizedRead the story …

UM Graduates’ DaisNotes App Offers New Connection Tool

Platform connects students to help build lifelong friendships, academic support networks

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi alumni have developed an app that boldly aims to solve a very common problem: the feeling of being disconnected. DaisNotes LLC – co-founded by Kyle Herbert, of Metairie, Louisiana, and Nicholas Neilson-Slabach, of Fort Worth, Texas – targets students and professors for note-sharing and social networking for theirRead the story …

Despite Pandemic Challenges, UM Grows Collaborations with Industry

University community partners with industry to prepare students, grow businesses, impact communities

OXFORD, Miss. – New and strengthened partnerships at the University of Mississippi are supporting the needs of business and industry and helping address their challenges, all while influencing the next generation of leaders. The value of such partnerships was elevated further as COVID-19 rocked all aspects of everyday life, said Hughes Miller, director of industryRead the story …

Enriching Educational Experience

CoStar real estate software gift provides students with professional insights

OXFORD, Miss. – Real estate students at the University of Mississippi have access to information available only to industry professionals, thanks to a gift from the CoStar Group, a leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the technology company has donated 50 licenses to the School ofRead the story …

A Scholar’s Success

Marketing student grateful for UM graduate's support

OXFORD, Miss. – Besides financial support, the Lyttleton T. Harris IV Endowed Scholarship at the University of Mississippi is providing mentoring from a marketing master for its recipient. In February, Lyt Harris, of Houston, Texas, added $100,000 to the scholarship endowment he established in 2016. In addition to this and previous gifts to his endowment,Read the story …