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Denson and Lauren Hollis Family Scholarship Endowment

UM students have such positive experiences that soon after entering the professional world, the question comes to mind: How can I give back? Denson Hollis, 32, whose full-time position in the Office of University Development is to secure private funding for the College of Liberal Arts, and his, ...
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Four UM graduates in family give back with scholarship endowment

UM alumni Larry and Emily (Caldwell) Furlong spent much of their adult lives helping students in Florida’s Seminole County pursue college education through academic scholarships. Now, with the establishment of the Furlong Family Scholarship Endowment, the Furlongs will expand their reach, ...
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Florida Family Recognizes Four UM Degrees by Giving Back with Scholarship Endowment

The Emily and Larry Furlong Family University of Mississippi alumni Larry and Emily (Caldwell) Furlong spent much of their adult lives helping students in Florida’s Seminole County pursue college education through academic scholarships. Now, with the establishment of the Furlong Family ...
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Pride of the South Band Scholarship Honors Majorette, Musician from 1950s

When Edwin W. Stock Jr. of Cary, N.C., wanted to do something special for his wife, Martha Dale, he decided to create an endowed scholarship at the University of Mississippi. The Martha Dale Johnston Stock Scholarship fund is earmarked for full-time members of the Pride of the South marching band. ...
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College Alumni Commit to Fund Scholarships for UM Students

Anne and John Frame of Brentwood, Tenn., first became devoted to each other and to the University of Mississippi as college students more than five decades ago. Those affections have remained steadfast, and the couple recently committed $1 million to fund scholarships for deserving students to ...
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Young-Minor Receives Outstanding Teacher Award

The beauty of childhood is that it provides the truest depictions of character. When children answer that they want to be “a fireman” when they grow up, it reflects a natural bravery. The response of “an astronaut” reflects an innate curiosity. When Ethel Young-Minor was faced with this question ...
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Charles Ross, director of the African American Studies and associate professor of history

Faculty Profile: Charles K. Ross, Director of African American Studies

February 27, 2011 |  By Rachael Walker, The Daily Mississippian  Charles Ross, director of the African American Studies department and associate professor history at the University of Mississippi, never dreamed that football would inspire his thesis. Raised in Columbus, Ohio, Ross studied history ...
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Guyton Receives Distinguished Alumni Award From Political Science

from Clinton News, Clinton, MS 11/4/10 The University of Mississippi has announced a new academic enrichment initiative honoring alumnus and longtime congressional staffer Steve Guyton.  The Steve Guyton Endowment for Student and Faculty Development Program will support political science faculty ...
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Hale Estate Provides Scholarships

The late Emmette and Nannie Hale of Senatobia survived the Great Depression when there were few educational opportunities – a fact that made them proud of their children’s and grandchildren’s college degrees. Now a $500,000 gift in the couple’s memory will open a world of opportunities for ...
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Scholarship Initiative: Alumnus Honored for Public Service

The Brad Dye Public Service Scholarship Program will provide financial support for University of Mississippi students to engage in service-learning opportunities and public service. Duncan-Williams Inc., an investment banking firm in Memphis, has committed the first contribution toward the ...
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