Some of my favorite memories in my entire life have taken place on the Oxford Square. My first memories as a child were spent enjoying long walks around the Square with my family, stopping to grab “chicken-on-a-stick”, and then heading to campus to watch the Ole Miss Band and cheerleaders practice.
Admissions Counselor The first time that I set foot on campus, I was awestruck by its beauty of the sense of family that I instantly felt. While I didn't discover the Bryant Hall on my initial visit, it came to be one of my favorite spots on campus to study. In the center of its lobby is a
As a first generation student, I was placed under a lot of pressure to lead my younger siblings and relatives to academic success. Overwhelmed with school and maintaining a social life, I would often visit the Circle on campus where I’d find peace. From the Circle, I would glance upon the Lyceum,
Before I decided to transfer to Ole Miss, I was an involved student on my community college campus with no real idea of where I wanted to go post-graduation. During my spring semester of freshman year, I was awarded the opportunity to attend the Apex Leadership Summit and thought to myself “This
Admissions Counselor When I transferred to Ole Miss in the fall of 2016, I knew very little about the history of the campus. I heard James Meredith’s story from several students and passed his statue on my way to class and work but never realized or truly appreciated the impact that he made in
Admissions Counselor My first time coming to visit the University of Mississippi, I was overwhelmed with joy and peace. The campus itself was so beautiful, and I enjoyed wandering through the grounds and seeing the trees and flowers and beautiful historic buildings. The energy was obvious with
Admissions Counselor The Grove will always be a special place to me. I remember arriving to Oxford for the first time as a freshman, all the way from California wondering what significance it truly held. Little did I know it became a place where I spent most of my time as a student at Ole Miss.
Admissions Counselor On February 1, 2017, 55 years after James Meredith integrated the University of Mississippi, I had the privilege to meet him and his wife at a Black History Month event hosted by the Center for Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Engagement at Fulton Chapel. Dr. Judy Alsobrooks