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.
Scott Tollison, the university's senior academic dean, is being named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Mississippi University for Women.
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.
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.
Mississippi University for Women is organizing events April 23-27 to celebrate Earth Day and to support campus sustainability projects.
A Bulldog Bytes Cyber-Seniors workshop Thursday morning in Columbus will help computer users age 55 and over maneuver more safely online.
More than 1,570 negatives taken by local photographer Carl Eugene Brown are now available online through the Mississippi Digital Library (MDL).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.