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Daniel Roberts

Young Alum Makes Investment

Honors College Grad Establishes Ole Miss First Scholarship JULY 26, 2023 BY TINA H. HAHN/UM DEVELOPMENT Daniel Roberts, a 2014 University of Mississippi graduate, has established an Ole Miss First Scholarship in hopes of planting seeds that will thrive and help students enjoy an exceptional college experience. He becomes one of the youngest alumni ever […]


Pathways to Leadership conference

Leadership Boot Camp Offers UM College Experience to Gulf Coast

Trent Lott Leadership Institute offers workshops to students in Gulfport JULY 24, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE The Trent Lott Leadership Institute took the University of Mississippi college experience to the Gulf Coast last week as a part of the annual Pathways to Leadership Conference. The conference, held July 9-11 in Gulfport, is a leadership boot […]


Bobby Hudson III

Student Named Recipient of John Lewis Youth Leadership Award

National Association of Secretaries of State honors Bobby Hudson MAY 26, 2023 BY LEXI DOUGLAS The National Association of Secretaries of State has named Bobby Hudson III, a University of Mississippi senior public policy leadership major, as a recipient of the John Lewis Youth Leadership Award. Originated in 2021, the annual award pays tribute to […]


Andy Flores

Finding His Voice

Andy Flores went from ‘taking up space’ to become a Truman Scholar. MAY 11, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Ask Andy Flores how his life has changed since he enrolled as a freshman at the University of Mississippi and he will answer, “a lot.” From his modest beginnings in Ocean Springs, the public policy leadership […]


Emmaline Schild

Journey to Commencement—Ready to Make a Positive Difference

Emmaline Schild reflects on opportunities created by leadership endowment. MAY 8, 2023 BY JONATHAN SCOTT Engaging with the community. Supporting others. Making a positive change in the world. These few words say a lot about what Emmaline Schild has focused on during her four years at the University of Mississippi, thanks in part to a […]


2022-23 inductees to the university’s student Hall of Fame

Get to Know the 2022-23 Hall of Fame Inductees

Honorees lauded for leadership, service and academic achievement APRIL 18, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Ten University of Mississippi seniors have been inducted into the university’s 2022-23 Hall of Fame, one of the highest honors given to UM students. Inductees were selected by a committee in accordance with policy developed by the Associated Student Body. […]


Andy Flores

Journey to Commencement—Finding His Voice

Andy Flores went from ‘taking up space’ to become a Truman scholar. MAY 1, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Ask Andy Flores how his life has changed since he enrolled as a freshman at the University of Mississippi and he will answer, “a lot.” From his modest beginnings in Ocean Springs, the public policy leadership […]


Period@UM group

University to Provide Free Menstrual Products on Campus

Student group Period@UM fights to end period poverty APRIL 17, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE The University of Mississippi will begin providing free menstrual products on campus this semester following advocacy from the student group Period@UM. The new menstrual product dispensers are being installed this month in high-traffic first-floor restrooms in 25 buildings across campus. University […]


WHO'S WHO 2023

UM Honors 2022-23 Hall of Fame, Who’s Who

Students honored for service, achievement and potential for success APRIL 14, 2023 BY EDWIN SMITH The University of Mississippi honored students for their leadership, academic achievements, service and potential on Friday (April 14) as they announced this year’s Hall of Fame class and Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Each of the […]


The staff of Mississippi Today will be honored for the organization’s work in the state at this year’s Silver Em ceremony at The Inn at Ole Miss. This is the first time a news organization, rather than an individual, has been awarded a Silver Em.

Mississippi Today Named Silver Em Winner

UM School of Journalism and New Media lauds news organization for contributions to state APRIL 11, 2023 BY LAREECA RUCKER The University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media has been honoring outstanding journalism with the Silver Em award since 1958, and for the first time, this year’s winner is a news organization, rather […]