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Millsaps Issues Formal Statement on Diversity

November 23, 2015

“Millsaps College has a strong legacy in matters of social justice and individual rights. The ongoing support of this legacy is one of the major goals of our current strategic plan, 'Across the Street and Around the Globe: Partnerships and Influence at Millsaps College,’ in which we commit to ‘promote our heritage of social jus...
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Millsaps College Student Ericka M. Wheeler Selected as Rhodes Scholar

November 23, 2015

Ericka M. Wheeler, a Millsaps College student from Carrollton, Mississippi, has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar, one of 32 selected from across the United States. Wheeler is scheduled to graduate from Millsaps in May 2016, with dual degrees in English and history and a near-perfect GPA. She is the first African-American woman in Mi...
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Student Profile: Lena Young-Mathis

November 16, 2015

A sense of community drew Lena Young-Mathis to Millsaps College. That’s what the Millsaps junior from Cordova, Tenn., likes about her involvement as an athletic trainer, a resident assistant and vice president of the Programming and Activities Council.
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125th Reflections: T.W. Lewis

November 16, 2015

In the fall of 1949, I walked onto the Millsaps campus, aware of the academic rigor synonymous with the college, but primarily interested in playing football. Four years later when I graduated with a BA in sociology, my view of my world, my culture and my society had been transformed. The insistence on meticulous and critical thinkin...
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Theatre Renovates Habitat House

November 16, 2015

The Millsaps Players’ technical team recently took its talents to the Mississippi Gulf Coast and helped Habitat for Humanity Bay-Waveland rehabilitate a house. The project grew from the Players’ fundraising as part of its production of The Tempest in October.
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Jackson Author Gerry Wilson to Read from Her Work on Nov. 11 at Millsaps College

November 03, 2015

Gerry Wilson of Jackson is scheduled to read from her book, Crosscurrents and Other Stories, on Nov. 11 at 4:30 p.m. at Millsaps College. The reading, which is part of the Millsaps Visiting Writers Series, will take place in room 137 in the Gertrude C. Ford Academic Center. The reading is free and open to the public.
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Peter Friedrich Goes Off Campus to Make a Difference

October 22, 2015

Peter Friedrich, chair of theater at Millsaps College, will put his skills in building community to work this summer in Mexico. Friedrich and Millsaps students will lead in May a week-long class at Piaget school, which is located on the island of Isla Mujeres in the state of Quintana Roo, that will assist the nonprofit Fundacion BAI...
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Dr. Anne MacMaster Receives Mississippi Humanities Council Award

October 20, 2015

Dr. Anne MacMaster, associate professor of English, is the Millsaps College 2015 recipient of a Humanities Teacher Award given by the Mississippi Humanities Council.
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Roberta Kaplan to Appear at Millsaps College for Lecture and Book Signing

October 20, 2015

Roberta Kaplan, constitutional lawyer and author of the book Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA, will speak in the Recital Hall of the Gertrude C. Ford Academic Complex at Millsaps College on Wednesday, November 11, at 5:30pm. Following Kaplan’s lecture, she will participate in a book signing hoste...
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