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The Father's Closet: Many hands, feet and hearts turned an idea into a full-fledged clothing ministry

Posted yesterday in Community

It started with an idea Beth Jeffers shared with her Sunday School class -- an idea to start a community clothing closet. Children's clothes, women's dresses, slacks, blouses, men's suits, all free to those who need them.

Tollison named interim provost, vice president for academic affairs

Posted yesterday in Community

Scott Tollison, the university's senior academic dean, is being named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Mississippi University for Women.

Richardson to step down, continue long-term research

Posted yesterday in Community

Thomas Richardson will step down as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Mississippi University for Women effective June 30 to continue a long-term research project while on sabbatical next spring.

 

Wednesday events will raise awareness about sexual assault

Posted yesterday in Community

Mississippi University for Women's Counseling Center and Office of Dean of Students are raising awareness about sexual assault with a donation drive for Safe Haven and Denim Day set for Wednesday, April 25.

 

 

The W celebrates Earth Day during week ahead

Posted yesterday in Community

Mississippi University for Women is organizing events April 23-27 to celebrate Earth Day and to support campus sustainability projects.

 

 

Thursday workshop can help seniors boost online safety, savvy

Posted yesterday in Community

A Bulldog Bytes Cyber-Seniors workshop Thursday morning in Columbus will help computer users age 55 and over maneuver more safely online.

 

 

Carl Brown photographs now online through Mississippi Digital Library

Posted yesterday in Community

More than 1,570 negatives taken by local photographer Carl Eugene Brown are now available online through the Mississippi Digital Library (MDL).

 

 

International Paper Foundation accepting grant applications through June 8

Posted yesterday in Community

International Paper's Columbus Pulp Mill and Columbus Modified Fiber facilities are accepting applications for International Paper Foundation grants at ipgiving.com through Friday, June 8.

 

It's National Volunteer Month, and some volunteers just keep 'loving and giving'

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

Jail is last place anyone meeting Dottie Porter for the first time might expect to find the engaging 80-year-old. Nonetheless, Porter has a standing date at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center every Thursday morning.

 

Starkville Pilot Club plans to make a 'splash' Thursday

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

Pilot Club of Starkville hopes the community will turn out to make waves from 5-8 p.m. Thursday when the club hosts a celebrity wait night and silent auction at Starkville's Sweet Peppers Deli. Funds raised will be used to enhance the J.L. King Memorial Park splash pad.

 

'MOVE' to feature work of graduating W seniors

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

A reception for Mississippi University for Women's Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition "MOVE" will be held Friday, April 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the MUW Galleries, in Summer Hall.

 

'Rosie the Riveter' is looking for women of WWII

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

The American Rosie the Riveter Association is preparing to celebrate its 20th anniversary in New Orleans June 1-3. The organization of women who worked to support the war effort during World War II is seeking out other women who worked on the home front.

 

 

School news: Annunciation Catholic School Honors

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

 

 

School news: Heritage Academy Honors

Posted 4/14/2018 in Community

 

 

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