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Members of the UM ROTC Program march past the Lyceum Thursday during the Pass in Review ceremony. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

Chancellor Vitter Oversees Pass in Review Ceremony

Annual event was first for UM’s new chief executive NOVEMBER 18, 2016 BY EDWIN SMITH Chancellor Jeffrey S. Vitter conducted his first inspection of University of Mississippi ROTC programs, including Army, Navy/Marines and Air Force, Thursday (Nov. 17) on campus. The annual Pass in Review ceremony began at 3 p.m. in the Lyceum Circle. Vitter, who became chancellor in January, also delivered the […]


Military Appreciation events begin Nov. 8.

Military Appreciation Month Set For November

Campus events include football game, military review ceremony and Egg Bowl Run.


NY Times: Thomas K. McCraw, Historian Who Enlivened Economics, Dies at 72

Thomas K. McCraw, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who used biography to explore thorny issues in economics, died on Saturday in Cambridge, Mass. He was 72. Mr. McCraw earned a master’s degree and doctorate in history from the University of Wisconsin and taught at the University of Texas before moving to Harvard. He had been treated […]


Commander of Nuclear Sub USS Mississippi Promotes Local STEM Education Initiatives

OXFORD, Miss. – U.S. Navy Capt. John McGrath, commander of the country’s newest nuclear-powered submarine, visits Oxford on Monday (Feb. 20) to promote the ship’s commissioning ceremony this summer and to promote science, technology, engineering and math education in local secondary schools and at the University of Mississippi. McGrath is commander of the Virginia Class [...]


Ole Miss NROTC Hosts Regional Drill Competition

OXFORD, Miss. – More than 300 students from eight high schools participated in the Junior Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Area Eight Drill Meet, which was conducted Feb. 11 at the University of Mississippi. Students braved some of the year’s coldest temperatures to compete in company drill, personnel inspections and physical contests. The annual drill [...]


ROTC Pass in Review

The ROTC at the University of Mississippi held a Pass in Review ceremony on December 1st in honor of Chancellor Dan Jones. Video by Mary Stanton and Karen Tuttle. Produced by Mary Stanton.   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ8KYwWrrWk[/youtube]  


Chancellor Jones to Oversee ROTC Pass in Review Ceremony Dec. 1

The University of Mississippi ROTC programs, including Army, Navy/Marines and Air Force, will conduct an inspection and Pass in Review ceremony Thursday (Dec. 1) on campus. The public event begins at 2 p.m. in the University Lyceum Circle. Maj. Gen. Robert Chesnut, a 1968 Ole Miss ROTC alumnus, is the keynote speaker.“A military Pass in […]


ROTC Runs in Remembrance of 9/11, Community Encouraged to Participate

Members of the Reserve Officer Training Corp from the United States Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force will participate in a three-mile run on Sept. 8 to honor the memories of those who lost their lives in the attacks on Sept. 11. Anyone can participate in the run, which is held every year. It begins […]


The University of Mississippi Celebrates Veteran’s Day

The University of Mississippi honored the 368 Ole Miss students receiving Veteran’s Administration benefits along with all of the country’s veterans during a Nov. 10 ceremony. Larry Ridgeway, vice chancellor for student affairs, said military students are important to the Ole Miss community. This fall the university became an active Yellow Ribbon school and has […]


Junior ROTC Cadets Test Skills

More than 400 contenders representing 14 Mississippi high schools showed their mettle at the Mid-South Region Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) drill meet held on The University of Mississippi campus last February.