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August 2013

Welcome Weekend 2013: August 22 - 25

Parents, use our survival guide to help you navigate through this transition. New students, double-check your academic and student life checklists. Check out the full schedule!

Welcome Weekend

Millsaps Day in Fondren: August 24, 2013

All students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to explore all that the neighboring area of Fondren has to offer for the second annual Millsaps Day in Fondren!

Millsaps Day in Fondren

Workshops Examine Jackson's Civil Rights History

The complex intersections of race, power and change took on new meaning for 80 teachers and librarians from across the country attending workshops at Millsaps College in July.

National Endowment for the Humanities Workshops

Backyard Brawl 2013 - Order Tickets Online

Tickets to the Backyard Brawl, held September 7 on the campus of Mississippi College, are $10 in advance (plus a $1 processing fee) and $15 at the gate.

Backyard Brawl 2013

Else Forum to Focus on Economic Outlook

The economic outlook for Mississippi and the nation as a whole will be the topic of the Millsaps College Else School of Management 2013 Fall Forum, scheduled Sept. 25.

Else School 2013 Fall Forum

Millsaps Student Featured in BOOM Jackson

At only 21 years old, Sara del Castillo is studying anthropology and religious studies at Millsaps while redefining the phrase "extraordinary leader."

Sara Del Castillo

Senior Lily Womble Featured in Jackson Free Press

Lily Womble, a 21-year-old rising senior European studies major, has made it her life's mission to empower and improve the lives of women around the world.

Lily Womble

Millsaps Embraces its Methodist Heritage

Unlike other institutions, Millsaps has not distanced itself from denominational ties in a bid to broaden its appeal. Quite the opposite: the school is building on its Methodist roots.

Methodist Heritage

Alum Receives Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award

In 2010, Joe Bailey founded the Tree of Life Clinic in Tupelo to provide free medical care for people who do not have health insurance, Medicare or Medicaid.

Joe Bailey

Students Work with Shepherd Higher Ed Consortium

Two Millsaps College students have spent the summer working for non-profits in Florida and Massachusetts that provide educational programs for youngsters.

Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty

Summers Lecture to Feature Don and Emily Saliers

Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls and her father Don will discuss common themes  found in the language and music of religious communities and contemporary culture.

Summers Lecture 2013

Fall 2013 Millsaps Forums Schedule Announced

Millsaps Forums are weekly lectures that cover a range of topics. This fall presenters discuss Roman Frescoes, HIV/AIDS awareness, study abroad and more.

Millsaps Forums

A Message from Julia and T.W. Lewis

We look forward to Homecoming 2013 (November 1-3) as a time to celebrate what Millsaps College has meant and what it continues to mean to us.

Julia and T.W. Lewis

Navy V-12 Alums Tell Stories for Posterity

July marks the 70th anniversary of the V-12 Program at Millsaps. The College interviewed three V-12 alums for the Veterans History Project; here is William Shackelford's story.


Millsaps Public Events and Alumni Events Calendar

See what's happening on campus, around the neighborhood and across the country. Public lectures, alumni events, Enrichment courses, music and theatre events and more.

Events Calendar

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