Loree Allen Remembered

Scholarship named for Allen to assist UM pharmacy students committed to service

OXFORD, Miss. – Ask anyone who knew Loree Goheen Allen, of Oxford, to share their memories, and the stories of Allen’s kindness, concern and support of other people start flowing. Likewise, the outpouring of gifts to the Loree Goheen Allen Memorial Scholarship Endowment in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy total more than $66,000Read the story …

Honoring Linda Spargo

Fund named for Spargo supports the arts, Rowan Oak

OXFORD, Miss. – Navigating a four-year university can be daunting for some students, but University of Mississippi students had a mentor in Linda Spargo, who devoted her career to guiding them and their families. Recently retired, Spargo’s impact is being honored through a support fund. Numerous donors, including former students and parents with whom sheRead the story …

Khayat Lecture Series Announced

Beginning this fall, students and community to hear from renowned speakers

OXFORD, Miss – Inspirational ideas, fresh perspectives and unique insights will be shared with University of Mississippi students and the larger community as a result of the new Robert C. Khayat Lecture Series, which the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy launches this fall. By bringing renowned cross-cultural leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists to the OxfordRead 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 …

Ole Miss First: It’s a Family Matter

Program aims to provide scholarships for deserving students

OXFORD, Miss. – Family – it’s the one word that best describes the Ole Miss First Scholarship program. That was also the word that kept returning to the mind of Chancellor Emeritus Robert Khayat 20 years ago, when he proposed establishing a new scholarship program. He envisioned providing deserving students who wanted to attend theRead the story …

Donation from Alumnus Supports UM Website, Brand Efforts

Mike Glenn's gift to University Marketing and Communications aids digital asset management system

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi alumnus and retired FedEx executive has provided University Marketing and Communications with a substantial gift to support the modernization of the university’s digital communications and marketing function. T. Michael Glenn (BBA 77), former executive vice president of market development and corporate communications for FedEx Corp., has given $150,000,Read the story …

On Faith, Family and Football

Alumni couple Marty and Bill May support Ole Miss athletics with gift

OXFORD, Miss. – Marty and Bill May place great value on faith, family and football – in that order. The Ridgeland couple serves in their church, First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, where Bill May is an elder emeritus. He shares the gospel every time the Spirit nudges – on planes, on beaches and in prisons.Read the story …

Industry Partnership Benefits Students

Viking Range supplies new test kitchen for students in nutrition and hospitality management

OXFORD, Miss. – Thanks to a continuing partnership with Viking Range, students in the University of Mississippi Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management will enjoy a new test kitchen to perfect their skills, while preparing for careers in one of Mississippi’s leading sectors: the tourism and hospitality industry. Viking Range, manufacturer of professional-grade ranges forRead the story …

Providing a Path to Success

Annexstad Family Foundation, Honors College create supportive communities

OXFORD, Miss. – Ajah Singleton and Elsi Gabriela Muñoz Ramos, two first-generation students at the University of Mississippi, have discovered a community where they can thrive, thanks to scholarships awarded by the Annexstad Family Foundation. The students, both members of the university’s Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, are on a transformative path to career opportunitiesRead the story …

Familial Roots in Education

Clarks create OMWC scholarship in memory of their late mothers

OXFORD, Miss. – When giving a speech as a high school student, Ginger Guice Clark was surprised to see her mother standing in the back of the room. “I hadn’t told her I was going to give a speech, but there she was,” said Clark, of Birmingham, Alabama. “Mom always supported us and our education,Read the story …