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DONOR IMPACT

Ford Foundation Makes Gift to Accountancy Building

The Gertrude C. Ford Foundation of Jackson, Mississippi, a longtime, generous supporter of the University of Mississippi, has stepped forward with a $200,000 gift commitment for the new Patterson School…

Expanding Scholarship Program’s Success

A recent major gift to the University of Mississippi will help a successful scholarship program provide more mentoring and experiences for more students. In the 20 years since the Ole…

Supporting Education

A three-year pilot program established in 2021 to improve literacy in the Oxford and Lafayette County, Mississippi, school districts is proving so successful that its original donors are fueling it…

Meredith Legacy Scholarship Established on 60th Anniversary of UM’s Integration

A new scholarship fund honors civil rights hero James Meredith just in time to celebrate the 60th anniversary of his 1962 integration of the University of Mississippi, a historic achievement…

Thomas Hayes Mayo Lab Established

Thomas Hayes Mayo, a 21-year-old University of Mississippi student, loved his friends and college life. Described as “a great friend that lit up every room he entered” by fellow students,…

From Old School to New School

The University of Mississippi left its mark on Careybeth and Marshall Rivers. Now, with a gift of $50,000 to the Patterson School of Accountancy, the couple is returning the favor.…