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Andrew Newby (center left), assistant director for the Office of Veteran and Military Services, and Natasha Jeter (center right), vice chancellor for student affairs, cut the ribbon to the newly renovated VMS offices in George Street House. They are joined by (from left) Perry Sansing, Jamie King, Will Mobley, Stelenna Lloyd, Kyle Ellis, Provost Noel Wilkin and Cathy Baker. Photo by Logan Kirkland/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Student Veterans Celebrate New One-Stop Shop for Resources

Office of Veteran and Military Services cuts ribbon on renovated space in George Street House January 29, 2021 by JB Clark University of Mississippi student veterans and military-connected students have better access to the specialized services they require than ever before with the opening of the new Veteran and Military Services office in the George […]

UM alumni and friends can support an Ignite Ole Miss campaign to help with furnishings for the George Street House, the new home of the Office of Veteran and Military Services and the Veterans Resource Center. The historic house is in a premier location but needs furniture, rugs, window treatments, computers, kitchen supplies, new light fixtures and more before it is a real home for veteran students.

UM Veterans Services Seeks Funds for New Home

Student Veterans Need Support for Renovations, Furnishings, Supplies DECEMBER 2, 2019 BY ANGELA ATKINS A new online fundraising campaign launched by the University of Mississippi intends to welcome student veterans to new headquarters in the George Street House in the heart of campus. UM announced in the move to locate both the Office of Veteran […]

University of Mississippi ROTC cadets, midshipmen and Marines present the colors at the pass in review Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 for UM Chancellor Glenn Boyce. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss

ROTC Pass in Review Showcases Future Military Leaders

Cadets, midshipmen and marines from the program gather for review by Chancellor Glenn Boyce NOVEMBER 15, 2019 BY MICHAEL NEWSOM The University of Mississippi‘s ROTC cadets, midshipmen and Marines stood at attention Thursday (Nov. 14) in their crisp uniforms and presented the nation’s colors as part of pass in review, a storied military tradition that […]

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 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][/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 […]