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Nurse Educator’s Planned Gift Establishes Scholarship

APRIL 2, 2018 By Bill Dabney A recent $300,000 gift from the estate of Hazel Brister O’Flaherty will establish a scholarship to provide financial assistance to nursing students at the University of Mississippi. “Aunt Hazel knew the value of a good education. When she was a nursing instructor at Contra Costa College in California, she ensured […]


Triplets Katherine, Will and Ann Weston Sistrunk were inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society, Sunday, October 29. Submitted photo

Triplets Inducted Into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Juniors Ann Weston, Katherine and Will Sistrunk each earned the honor NOVEMBER 1, 2017 BY CHRISTINA STEUBE The University of Mississippi chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society inducted 270 new members Sunday (Oct. 29), including three juniors from the same family. Ann Weston, Katherine and Will Sistrunk, triplets from Springfield, Missouri, were inducted into […]


Sovent Taylor and Others Receive Outstanding Staff Awards

Personnel recognized for excellence in service categories MAY 23, 2016  |  BY EDWIN SMITH Human Resources employee Andrea Jekabsons was all smiles Friday (May 20) after being named the University of Mississippi’s 2016 Overall Outstanding Staff Member. Chancellor Jeffrey S. Vitter presented the assistant director of employment and training a plaque, $1,000 and two season […]


Dr. Wayne Gray

Gray to Lead UM Health Professions Advising Office

Dr. Wayne Gray, a University of Mississippi instructor of biology, has been named director of the university’s Health Professions Advising Office. The office, in Martindale Student Services Center, provides students with information to guide them as they consider careers in the health profession. Gray, who joined the UM faculty in August 2014, said he is honored […]


Dean Rich Forgette (left) with Hugh Bateman (middle).

Hugh Bateman Endowment for Pre-med Students

Alumni are creating an endowment for a rising senior who plans to attend medical school. It will honor Hugh Bateman, premed advisor from 1973–1988. Dr. Bateman is retired and lives in Anniston, Alabama, with his wife, Patsy. MAKE A GIFT: Ron Wilson, jrwilso3@olemiss.edu, 662-915-1755


Logan Wilson and Davelin Woodard

Scholarship Spotlight: Biochemistry and nursing students enroll thanks to Everett-Williams

Logan Wilson and Davelin Woodard are the Everett-Williams Memorial Scholars for 2012-2016.