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Students Get Up Close and Personal with the Civil Rights Movement

“To be honest, I didn’t know the Freedom Riders existed,” said Tegi Jenkins, an 18-year-old nursing major at the University of Southern Mississippi. Now, she can tell you all about them. Tegi, a nursing student […]

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Males Of Color: Cultivating Leaders for Today And Tomorrow

The goal of our education work is to help students achieve academic success. As we move deeper into the 21st century, post secondary education is essential to meet shifting demands. The national high school graduation rate […]

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Center for Family Life’s Fusion Program

The Foundation for the Mid South supported an innovative summer program aimed at keepting male students interested in education by using math and science. The goal is to get students to do better in school, […]

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Using Math and Science to Keep Students on the Path to Graduation

Math gets a bad rap. It doesn’t seem as glamorous as a foreign language, and some say it’s even more boring than History. And its sister, Science, isn’t seen much better. But one organization, Fusion, […]

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Education Priority

The Foundation for the MId South works to ensure students in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi reach academic success through high-quality education.

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Males of Color

The challenges facing males of color across the Mid South have created monumental disparities in comparison to other groups over the decades. Males of color are too often left without quality education and guidance to […]

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