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Dreams, interrupted: A licensed psychologist looks at the pandemic's impact on our sleep

Posted 5/24/2020 in Community

Tossing. Turning. Waking in the night with remnants of fitful dreams troubling the mind. That's what Denise began to experience around mid-April. The stressed single mother, who asked that her last name remain private, had her work hours reduced in March due to COVID-19. She is not alone.

Restart the arts: CAC plans reopening for June 2

Posted 5/24/2020 in Community

After more than two months of closure, the Columbus Arts Council main gallery and G2 gallery store will reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 2.

Columbus Library System kicks off summer reading June 1

Posted 5/24/2020 in Community

The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System (CLPLS) will kick off its summer reading program on June 1.

 

The W's NSSLHA Chapter receives gold honor

Posted 5/24/2020 in Community

Mississippi University for Women's National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) chapter is golden.

 

 

School news: Itawamba Community College

Posted 5/24/2020 in Community

 

 

School news: Stokes Beard Honor Roll

Posted 5/24/2020 in Community

 

'Pomp and Circumstance' in the year of COVID-19

Posted 5/16/2020 in Community

Senior year. It's the brass ring, the blue ribbon, the tape to triumphantly run through at the long race's end.

 

Scientists from MSU's CVM assist with COVID-19 lab work

Posted 5/16/2020 in Community

Five research scientists from the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and its Department of Basic Sciences are assisting the Mississippi State Department of Health with efforts to mitigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

 

 

The W and United Way partner to help recent graduates

Posted 5/16/2020 in Community

The coronavirus pandemic continues to directly and indirectly affect the lives of so many individuals, including recent graduates of Mississippi University for Women who are transitioning from college life into the real world.

 

 

Extension reintroduces HappyHealthy campaign

Posted 5/16/2020 in Community

As Mississippians continue to practice social distancing, they can learn ways to create shared food and family experiences, prepare meals at home, shop for healthy foods on a budget and be more physically active through the HappyHealthy social campaign.

 

 

EMCC noncredit Workforce classes resume online

Posted 5/16/2020 in Community

East Mississippi Community College Certified Medical Coding student Sharon Ybarra is among those taking noncredit Workforce and Community Services division courses that have transitioned to an online learning format because of the novel coronavirus.

 

 

High school students offered online classes through MSU Continuing Education

Posted 5/16/2020 in Community

High school students in the Magnolia State can take advantage of online courses offered through Mississippi State's Center for Continuing Education to accelerate progress toward graduation, catch up with classes they need, take a course not available at their school or simply enjoy a convenient online learning option.

 

In Mom's footsteps: Mother and daughter share in a career of compassion

Posted 5/9/2020 in Community

One of Alexis Jones' early memories is of her mom, dressed in medical scrubs, dropping her off at day care on the way to work. She remembers being proud that her parent was a nurse, that she helped sick people get well. Her mother, Jewell Jones, may not have been fully aware at the time of the impression she was making on her youngest daughter, but she certainly is now.

Columbus library to begin limited on-site services Monday

Posted 5/9/2020 in Community

Libraries are, by definition, quiet places. For almost two months, however, the silence in the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System has been nearly complete. That will change, in stages, beginning Monday.

 

CARES Act funds now available to The W students

Posted 5/9/2020 in Community

Mississippi University for Women students who have experienced financial hardships directly related to the disruption in university operations as a result of the coronavirus pandemic can now apply for CARES Act Emergency Stabilization funds.

 

 

International Paper accepting grant applications from nonprofits

Posted 5/9/2020 in Community

 

Share at-home activities with young children

Posted 5/9/2020 in Community

After nationwide closures of pre-Ks and early-childhood education centers due to coronavirus, millions of parents are caring for their young children at home.

 

Eastern Kentucky University to offer OSHA courses at Communiversity

Posted 5/9/2020 in Community

A variety of Occupational Safety and Health Administration training courses will soon be offered at East Mississippi Community College's Communiversity, which will serve as a Host Training Organization for Eastern Kentucky University's OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Richmond, Kentucky.

 

 

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