A Night to Remember
Women’s Council Hosts Evening Event for Rose Society Members
The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) recently hosted “Jazz Under the Stars,” a signature event for Rose Society members and guests on the patio of Memory House, home to the University of Mississippi Foundation.
Guests, including OMWC scholars, enjoyed music by the Ole Miss Jazz Ensemble and food prepared by Vishwesh Bhatt, head chef at Oxford’s fine-dining establishment Snackbar.
The Women’s Council is an innovative, groundbreaking program that provides scholarships and counsel for students destined to be leaders. Helmed by an accomplished cadre of female leaders and philanthropists, the council 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.
During the event, OMWC senior scholar Parker Maloney of Clinton, Mississippi, thanked the Rose Society for its generous support and expressed her gratitude for the opportunities and mentorship she has experienced in college.
Donors who make an annual $1,000 gift to the OMWC are designated as Rose Society members and are invited to all OMWC events as well as to an exclusive event in their honor. One-hundred percent of contributions directly impact student programming. Members are recognized publicly in OMWC communications and at the annual OMWC Legacy Award event.