Free Communiversity Classes Open to Public

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Communiversity program is offering free noncredit classes for the Ole Miss and Oxford community to support and encourage members during the COVID-19 health crisis. People working from home who would like to polish their Zoom meeting protocol can check out “Speaking with Confidence Online,” led by UM speech instructorRead the story …

History Professor’s Online Teaching Wins Award

Shennette Garrett-Scott uses interactive tools to bring history to life

OXFORD, Miss. – At universities across the country, thousands of faculty members are working overtime to convert their classes to online courses in response to the COVID-10 pandemic. Shennette Garrett-Scott knows firsthand exactly what that process is like; the University of Mississippi history and African American studies professor has been teaching her classes online sinceRead the story …

Winter Session Students Get Close-Up Look at Government in D.C.

Course through Haley Barbour Center for Study of American Politics features visit to nation's capital

OXFORD, Miss. – While many of their peers slept in or otherwise relaxed during the winter break, eight University of Mississippi students eagerly tackled the topics of campaigns, elections and advocacy in the United States, thanks to a partnership between Study USA and the Haley Barbour Center for the Study of American Politics. These OleRead the story …

Summer Camp Gift Certificates Available for Holiday Gift-Giving

Registration open for UM 2020 K-12 programs

OXFORD, Miss. – Are you looking for a special one-of-a-kind holiday gift for a child or teen in your life? The University of Mississippi’s Office of Pre-College Programs is offering exciting educational experiences that can help students explore a wide range of interests. Just in time for the holidays, special Ole Miss summer camp giftRead the story …

Junior Using Experiences with Migraine to Help Others

Denney working to inform and assist others suffering from chronic disease

OXFORD, Miss.­­­ – When Delora Denney, of Picayune, was 8 years old, a neurologist diagnosed her with chronic migraine disease. She has since been hospitalized six different times due to the debilitating symptoms triggered by the disease. “I can still recall sitting in the doctor’s office and being told that I have migraines,” Denney said.Read the story …

Students Prep for Careers through Summer Internships

UM Internship Experience Program introduces students to alumni in Atlanta, D.C. and New York

OXFORD, Miss.­­­ – This past summer, 15 University of Mississippi students gained valuable career experience through some unique learning opportunities as they tapped into the Ole Miss alumni network in major cities around the country. Because of these connections, some of these students headed off to pitch meetings with UM alumni in New York, networkingRead the story …

Division of Outreach Awarded Top Honors at College PR Conference

Team awards include first-place print advertising campaign in statewide competition

OXFORD, Miss. – Members of the Marketing and Creative Services department in the University of Mississippi’s Division of Outreach and Continuing Education were honored for their work during the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi’s 2019 conference. The awards were presented during the event last month in Ridgeland , where marketing, communications and public relationsRead the story …

Outreach Staffer Catherine Hultman Earns Ally of the Year Award

Coordinator of testing services honored for acceptance of LGBTQ community

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi testing center coordinator Catherine Hultman sees students at one of their most stressed and vulnerable seasons, exam time. She also serves as an instructor to incoming transfer students enrolled in the EDHE transfer experience course. This class helps transfer students make a positive transition to the university. During theRead the story …

Green Completes UM Degree after 30-Year Break

Oxford teaching assistant, breast cancer survivor receives diploma through C2C program

OXFORD, Miss. – There were quite a few cheers when Phyllis Green, of Oxford, walked across the stage to receive her bachelor’s degree in university studies during the University of Mississippi‘s Commencement exercises last month. “I always wanted to complete my degree and things just didn’t work out, but I always wished that I had,”Read the story …

Study on Internships at UM Earns National Honors

Staff members Kristina Phillips and Jennifer Saxon research access and equity for students

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi staff members Kristina Phillips and Jennifer Saxon have been honored with the “Dissertation of the Year” award by the National Society for Experiential Education. The NSEE is a nonprofit organization of educators, businesses, and community leaders invested in the development of education programs that offer learning experiences outside theRead the story …