Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy

The University of Mississippi
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    Songwriters in the Round with Beau Davidson

    Beau Davidson with OMWC Scholars

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    Rose Society Event at Woodson Ridge Farms

    Chancellor Jones and the OMWC Scholars

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    Rose Society Event at Woodson Ridge Farms

    Martha Kirkley, Elise Phillips and Debra Whitely

    Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications
    Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

    OMWC Junior Scholar

    Tyler Jackson

    Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications
    Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

    Rose Society Reception at Chancellor and Mrs. Jones

    Jack Fitzpatrick, BreAnna Faust, Brea Rich and Bonnie Brown

    Rose Garden Dedication
    Rose Garden Dedication

    Rose Garden

    2013 Ceremony

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    ScholarGrad2014
  • Welcome

    The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) is an innovative and groundbreaking program at the University of Mississippi that provides scholarships and counsel for students destined to be leaders.

    Helmed by an accomplished cadre of female leaders and philanthropists, the OMWC provides scholarships for tuition and books for young men and women, as well as guidance and training in leadership skills, career development, and personal growth throughout the students’ tenure at the university.
    Scholars are guided by career mentors and sitting members of the OMWC and participate in leadership training, mentoring, community service projects, cultural enrichment activities and alumni networking.

    Featured Spotlight

    2014 Legacy Award presented by CSpire to honor Barksdales

    Rose Garden DedicationVisionary champions for education Jim (BBA ’65) and Donna Barksdale of Jackson, Miss., have been jointly tapped for the fourth Legacy Award From the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) and will be honored during April 11 events at the University of Mississippi. Read More…


    Join the Rose Society

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    An annual gift of $1,000 for a Rose Society membership may be designated for yourself or as a gift to honor a special woman in your life. 100 percent of your contribution directly impacts student programming. Members will be invited to all OMWC events, as well as an annual signature event limited to Rose Society membership. Read More…