Pozen Gift Making an Impact

Kenaz Worthem, of Oxford, is the 2022 recipient of the Pozen Scholarship at the University of Mississippi. The award, established through the Robert C. Pozen Scholarship MBA Diversity Fund, provides full tuition for a student from Mississippi who is pursuing his…

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

During this season of giving, the staff members of the University of Mississippi Foundation wish you and your family blessings, health and all the joys of the season! We are thankful for our generous alumni and friends who have supported…

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A Gift Now for Champions

Family lineage and a love for Ole Miss inspired a University of Mississippi graduate to make a major gift to CHAMPIONS. NOW., the fundraising campaign focused on improving facilities for UM student-athletes. “We’re excited about the momentum that the athletics…

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Funding the Front Door

The most recent of many gifts from the Dr. and Mrs. R. Faser Triplett Foundation to the University of Mississippi will help construct a gleaming, new alumni center on the footprint of the current one. The Triplett Foundation, named for…

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Improving Healthcare for Children

Infusion space designed for peace and privacy, more exam rooms, a welcoming waiting area, and colors that are light, bright and uplifting. These changes and more are coming to the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Mississippi.…

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Supporting Academic Opportunities

A scholarship the late Daniel C. Hughes Jr. established in 1983 to honor his parents — both UM graduates — has bettered the lives of numerous students for almost four decades. Now, newly endowed with a gift from Hughes’ estate,…

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University Welcomes 13 Stamps Scholars for 2022

With plans to travel the world, research health disparities and grow a nonprofit organization, incoming freshman Dymond Mitchell is thankful to be named one of 13 new Stamps Scholars at the University of Mississippi. “This is so much more than a…

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Past UM Experience Inspires Future Success

Unexpected academic guidance from a University of Mississippi professor and the decades-long success of an accounting firm managed by Ole Miss alumni are among the factors driving $150,000 in recent gifts to UM that will help educators transform the lives…

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UM Scholarship Program Gains New Chair, Member

The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC), a celebrated scholarship program at the University of Mississippi, welcomes a new chair and a new member to further its mission to nurture student leadership, philanthropy and mentoring. Suzan Thames of Ridgeland,…

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Creating Leaders at UM

Inspired by opportunities she received as a college student, Janet Jones Pilko of Houston, Texas, and Park City, Utah, takes her role seriously as a University of Mississippi alumni leader and donor. Pilko, with her husband, George, established the Excellence…

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