Pharmacy Alumnus Gives Back to Community

Craig Sartin's gift provides scholarships to students from Gulf Coast

OXFORD, Miss. – Craig Sartin considers himself fortunate for the many rewards life has given him, and now he is giving back through scholarships to help University of Mississippi pharmacy students. After graduating from the UM School of Pharmacy in 1979, Sartin found he had entered a profession that offered unprecedented opportunities to serve others.Read the story …

Women’s Council Scholarship Provides Transformational Experience

OMWC gives Ole Miss junior support for Amazon internship

OXFORD, Miss. – When University of Mississippi junior Alexandria Seals, of Laurel, wanted an internship, her Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy mentor suggested a life-changing experience and funding through the council’s Global Leadership Circle. “I applied for an Amazon internship because my mentor, the late Jacqueline Certion, recommended it,” said Seals, a student inRead the story …

Gift Honors Generations of Rebel Fans

Windham Family Gate stands as tribute to past, future UM supporters

OXFORD, Miss. – Gate 11 at the University of Mississippi‘s Vaught-Hemingway Stadium represents past and future generations. The William Abbott Windham Family Gate memorializes the life of an Ole Miss graduate while also honoring his great-grandchildren and namesakes: siblings William, Abbott and Windham. “My dad lived and breathed Ole Miss and taught us to doRead the story …

Former Chancellor to Discuss New Memoir

'Thacker Mountain Radio Hour' to host Robert Khayat lecture event

OXFORD, Miss. – Robert Khayat, chancellor emeritus of the University of Mississippi, discusses his new memoir, “60: A Year of Sports, Race & Politics,” at 6 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 18) at The Lyric in Oxford. Khayat will be the featured author at the fall season finale of the “Thacker Mountain Radio Hour.” The former chancellor’sRead the story …

Ole Miss Launches $1.5 Billion Campaign

Historic initiative to strengthen university for generations

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi launches the largest comprehensive campaign in Mississippi history today (Nov. 12) to raise $1.5 billion in private support and increase the flagship university’s endowment to $1 billion to strengthen it for generations to come. University officials will introduce Now & Ever: The Campaign for Ole Miss to alumniRead the story …

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 …

New Home for Greek, Roman Antiquities Dedicated

Event celebrates Galtneys' generosity, passion for UM, arts and culture

OXFORD, Miss. – Elizabeth and Will Galtney’s generous spirit and passion for the arts, culture and all aspects of the University of Mississippi were celebrated recently at the dedication of the Elizabeth and Will Galtney Greek and Roman Art Wing at the University Museum. The museum’s oldest artifacts have a new home, thanks to theRead the story …

Groundbreaking Set for Friday on Duff Center

Construction underway on historic project at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi leaders, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, donors Jim and Thomas Duff, and others will ceremonially break ground Friday (Oct. 29) on the largest single construction project in the history of the Oxford campus, leading the way for more students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. The Jim andRead the story …

David Magee Launches Book, Charles Kelley Performs Nov. 2

Special event at Ole Miss to fuel discussion on addiction, recovery

OXFORD, Miss. – A family discussion about substance misuse and Grammy Award-winning music will celebrate the national launch of the book “Dear William” by David Magee on Nov. 2 at the University of Mississippi, with an acoustic performance by Charles Kelley, of the popular country music trio Lady A. The 7 p.m. event in theRead 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 …