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September 27, 2012

The University of Mississippi’s Center for Writing and Rhetoric will host its second annual Transitioning to College Writing symposium for high school and college teachers on Friday and Saturday.

The University of Mississippi’s Center for Writing and Rhetoric will host its second annual Transitioning to College Writing symposium for high school and college teachers on Friday and Saturday.

The symposium’s focus is to help teachers from local high schools, community colleges and others in the area understand what academic writing entails at The University of Mississippi. It will also allow teachers to exchange ideas that they can take back to the classroom and discuss how to meet the needs of students to improve their writing.

October 5, 2011

While Oxford may be known for the thousands of students the University of Mississippi attracts, the steps required to achieve higher learning are not overlooked.
Oxford School District’s 2011 enrollment summary noted that the area is host to 3,733 students, ranging from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. Despite growing enrollment, however, Interim Superintendent Brian Harvey said the schools do not offer a tutoring service but allow after-school tutoring opportunities on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

October 31, 2010

ESPN will visit Ole Miss on Tuesday, Nov. 2 to discuss spring and summer internship opportunities with the company. Joe Franco, College Relations Manager with ESPN, is traveling to Oxford with two staff members, Erica Haskell and Mary Beth West.

 

ESPN will visit Ole Miss on Tuesday, Nov. 2 to discuss spring and summer internship opportunities with the company. Joe Franco, College Relations Manager with ESPN, is traveling to Oxford with two staff members, Erica Haskell and Mary Beth West.