News & Events Archive

Transformation through Service coverTransformation through Service, our Inaugural Service-Learning Publication
This publication highlights service-learning courses at the University of Mississippi spanning a range of academic disciplines, as well as community-based programs
housed at the McLean Institute.


Sullivan handout 2016Sullivan Award Presented at 2016 Celebration of Service
The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award was established in 1890 to honor individuals
who exhibit nobility of character, exemplified by selfless service to others and the community.
This is the University of Mississippi’s highest award in honor of service.


McLean-Grisham-Fellowship-300x200Bruce Ware, McLean Institute Board Member, partners with McLean to
create Grisham Fellows Program
A group of talented Newton High School students is preparing to spend a
day-and-a-half on the University of Mississippi campus, a visit that organizers hope…


Owens.JNatchez Native Joins University’s CEED Program
Growing up on the banks of the Mississippi River in Natchez can be an
adventure that immerses residents in the heart of a rich, vibrant history
that is complemented by Southern cultural celebrations and events…


CEED Lyceum stepsMeet the new “Catalyzing Entrepreneurship and Economic Development” students
The Catalyzing Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) Initiative
works with UM students and faculty to build actionable partnerships with Mississippi communities.
These partnerships will increase entrepreneurship and promote economic development…


Horizons photography thumbnail Horizons Rising 4th Graders Learn Photography Over the Summer
With help from the Oxford Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Lafayette program,
Horizons purchased digital cameras for this summer’s rising 4th grade class and arranged
for talented local photographers to teach them various composition skills…


Pharmacy thumbnailTeam from UM School of Pharmacy Wins Blueprint Mississippi Social Business Competition
A student team from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is taking its plan to
provide rural Mississippians with better access to affordable medications all the way to the
finals of a statewide business challenge…

McLean logo updatedMcLean Institute Staff Recognized as “Change Agents” by the University
In the nation’s poorest state, alleviating poverty is a complicated task and will require a
collective effort. The McLean Institute aims to improve quality of life for all Mississippians…

03 honorroll_LOGOUM Named to 2014 Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
The University of Mississippi has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education
Community Service Honor Roll, the highest honor a college or university can receive for
its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement…