MUW Cultural Offerings
The Eugenia Summer Gallery is located on the southwest corner of the MUW campus, directly east of the Stark Recreation Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 662.329.7341.
Culinary Arts Institute
Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium
The Ina E. Gordy Honors College promotes the education and scholarship of honors students by offering an academically advanced and intellectually stimulating curriculum and appropriate co-curricular activities in a personalized environment. For more information, click here or call The Ina E. Gordy Honors College office at 662.241.6850.
Musical & Theatre Performances
In the professional setting of MUW’s Culinary Arts Institute, your child will have the opportunity to learn and explore the wonderful world of foods through demonstration, lecture and hands-on work in our kitchen. Open to students grades second through 12th. For more information on registration, contact the Culinary Arts Institute at 662.241.7472. For dates and schedule click here.
Summer Discovery is a unique educational program that goes beyond fact finding toward providing opportunities for gifted students to discover their own areas of interest and potential, to think critically and creatively about different concepts, problems, and issues, and to create new and original ideas and products. The program allows participants to experience the fun and freedom of learning while interacting with other gifted students from across the Columbus area who have similar interests and abilities. For dates and schedule click here.
Mississippi Governor's School
The residential honors program was established in 1981 by Gov. William F. Winter and the faculty and administration at MUW. MGS is designed to provide academic, creative and leadership experiences for a limited number of rising high school juniors and seniors who have demonstrated exceptional ability and achievement in academics and community involvement and who show high intellectual, creative and leadership potential. Each summer, MGS brings together high ability learners from across the state of Mississippi for an experience that blends cultural, academic, social and recreational components into a rich and natural learning environment. The community of interaction created by the MGS program inspires the love of learning, discovery of self and the desire to use gifts and talents to improve society. Since its establishment, MGS has provided approximately 3,800 students from across the state of Mississippi with a high quality educational experience that has challenged them to grow as individuals. MGS is funded by the Mississippi legislature, and there is no charge to attend. For more information, please call 662.241.6096 or click here.
Project Citizen helps students learn how to identify community problems and to influence public policy. The program promotes competent and responsible participation in local and state government and develops support for democratic values and principles, tolerance, and feelings of political efficacy in students of all ages in schools nationwide. For more information, please call Sarah Sumners at 662.241.6088 or click here for an application.