Making Dreams Come True09/15/2023
Global Leadership Circle Funds Scholar’s ‘Experience of a Lifetime’ For about as long as she can remember, Emmie Burgess, an Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) scholar at the University of Mississippi, has dreamed of traveling to Italy, a nation rich in culture that historians have long considered one of the cradles of Western
OMWC Celebrates Seniors06/13/2023
Congratulations to the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy scholars who graduated in May as members of the University of Mississippi Class of 2023! The members of the Women’s Council celebrated all the senior scholars during our annual graduation brunch held before commencement, along with other OMWC scholars, council members, mentors, and parents.
The Best Advice06/02/2023
OMWC Mentors Guide Scholars Through College and More It’s true. Being an Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) scholar provides University of Mississippi students with $40,000, one of the most generous scholarships on campus. But one benefit of being an OMWC scholar that’s impossible to price — mentorship — is perhaps even more valuable.
Putting Her Stamp on Ole Miss06/02/2023
Millie Eubanks to begin career at Toyota. When Millie Eubanks leaves the Toyota plant in Blue Springs, she smells like oil, grease and metal. “You don’t think of femininity when walking into – or out of – a manufacturing plant,” said Eubanks, who graduates in May from the University of Mississippi. “But there is something
Feeling Invincible – Journey to Commencement05/12/2023
Campus support helps Casiah Watson face life challenges and come out on top. When Casiah Watson reflects on how far she has come in the last four years, she can hardly recognize the person she used to be. “Freshman me vs. me now; they are two totally different people. It’s like night and day,” the
Scholars Gain Transformative Study-Abroad Experiences12/13/2022
Students’ dreams of studying abroad or obtaining a life-changing internship can be difficult to achieve if their financial resources are limited. The Global Leadership Circle (GLC) was launched to make such dreams possible for University of Mississippi students. Established by the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) in 2017, the GLC provides the funds
First Impressions – OMWC sophomores reflect on their first year at UM10/14/2022
Since being launched in 2000, the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy (OMWC) has gained a reputation as an exceptionally innovative scholarship program. This recognition is well deserved. In addition to receiving generous financial support for their academic pursuits, students awarded OMWC scholarships gain access to a variety of additional resources, such as leadership training,
Transformational Experience – OMWC Gives Seals Support For Amazon Internship08/12/2022
When University of Mississippi junior Alexandria Seals of Laurel, Mississippi, wanted an internship, her Ole Miss Women’s Council (OWMC) for Philanthropy mentor suggested a life-changing experience and funding through the Global Leadership Circle (GLC). “I applied for an Amazon internship because my mentor, the late Jacqueline Certion, recommended it,” said Seals, a student in the
The Ole Miss Women’s Council – So Much More Than a Wonderful Scholarship Program11/18/2019
University of Mississippi students selected as Ole Miss Women’s Council Scholars share their thoughts about how the program has touched their lives. OMWC Scholars are guided by career mentors and given support by sitting members of the Council. Here, UM students discuss their experiences as OMWC Scholars and insights into the opportunities they’ve had throughout
Catrina Curtis spent a summer in service in Greece with help from the Ole Miss Women’s Council Global Leadership Circle11/14/2019
Thanks to the Ole Miss Women’s Council Global Leadership Circle, I was able to study abroad in Greece over the summer. The Lead Abroad program helped me connect learning to service and community.