Anonymous Gift Provides Competitive Edge for Recruiting Brass Players

New scholarship will help deserving students participate in band and earn their UM degree

OXFORD, Miss. – An anonymous gift of $100,000 has been presented to the University of Mississippi Pride of the South Marching Band in honor of Chris Presley, the band’s drum major in 2010-2012. A Batesville native, Presley graduated in 2012. Besides his leadership and service through music, Presley was an Ole Miss Women’s Council Scholar, aRead the story …

Journalism Major Learns ‘Invaluable Lesson’ During Summer Internship in New York

OXFORD, Miss. – A summer internship in New York City exposed University of Mississippi senior Stacey Williams of Leakesville to a side of journalism that not many college students get to experience.

Liberal Studies Major Interns in New York, Returns to Campus for Senior Year

OXFORD, Miss. – After a summer internship in the Big Apple, Jordan Kirkham of Flower Mound, Texas, has returned to the University of Mississippi newly energized as she anticipates May graduation.

International Studies, Mandarin Chinese Major Interning in China after Summer of ROTC Training

OXFORD, Miss. – During his three years as a student at the University of Mississippi, Gabriel Weiss of Ocean Springs has compiled an amazing academic record and impressive achievements as an ROTC cadet and campus leader.

Five Students Return to Campus After Monthlong Summer Study in France

OXFORD, Miss. – Five University of Mississippi students returned to the Oxford campus this fall enriched both academically and culturally, thanks to a monthlong French language study in Angers, France, a medieval city with modern amenities. University of Mississippi students and their professor enjoy dinner at a restaurant in Angers, France, where they spent theRead the story …

Senior Adds Value to UM Experience, Spring Study Abroad, Summer at ESPN

OXFORD, Miss. – Allison Croghan of St. Louis returns to the University of Mississippi this fall after studying abroad during the spring semester and completing a summer internship with ESPN. Allison Croghan of St. Louis, a senior, visits the Tower Bridge in London during her spring semester study at the CAPA London Center.

Colorado Native’s Decision to Attend UM Leads to Rewarding College Experience

OXFORD, Miss. – Rachel Johnson of Fort Collins, Colo., a senior at the University of Mississippi, spent the spring semester in Quito, Ecuador, studying at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Rachel Johnson, a senior, celebrates after summiting Mt. Fuya Fuya, an extinct volcano in the Otavalo region of Ecuador.

Marketing Communications Senior Studies, Interns in Australia

OXFORD, Miss. – When University of Mississippi senior Brittany McGowan of Brentwood, Tenn., 37027, gets her bachelor’s degree in marketing communications in May, her resume will reflect an impressive entry from her study abroad last spring semester. Brittany McGowan of Brentwood, Tenn., a senior marketing communications major at the University of Mississippi, shows her surfingRead the story …

Art Major Earns Academic Credit at Art and Design School in Belfast, Ireland

OXFORD, Miss. – Kristen Vise of Jackson, a junior studio art major at the University of Mississippi, returns to the Oxford campus this month after studying during the spring semester at Ulster University School of Art and Design in Belfast, Ireland, and traveling throughout Europe this summer. Kristen Vise of Jackson, a junior studio artRead the story …

Clinton Resident Among 109 UM Students to Study Abroad this Spring

OXFORD, Miss. – Leigh Cummins of Clinton, a senior at the University of Mississippi, returns to the Oxford campus this fall after spending the spring semester traveling to several countries, making new friends from around the world, becoming fluent in Spanish and earning 16 credit hours toward her bachelor’s degree.