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Office of Student Affairs

Student Affairs Leadership
Hanna J. Broome, PhD Chief Student Affairs Officer and Penni Foster, PhD, ABPP Associate Chief Student Affairs Officer

The Office of Student Affairs is actively engaged in fostering a learning environment that promotes academic success and student development by serving as a clearinghouse for all student needs. The office supports a variety of established services and activities that play a central role in the wellbeing of every student to develop as intentional learners and carry out the academic mission of the institution by promoting a healthier Mississippi.

Our Mission is to facilitate learning and support the success and wellbeing of every student by developing a culture of inclusion and respect and provide student-centered programming and services that promote the intellectual, personal and professional growth of all students.

Academic Affairs News

Dr. Jennifer Mack, lead bioarchaeologist for the Asylum Hill Project, displays the gold wedding ring her late husband, Dustin Clarke, discovered. It is inscribed with the words

Asylum Hill discoveries: They’re something personal

Monday, May 20, 2024

For the past year-and-a-half, on a portion of the Medical Center campus, graves holding the remains of patients who resided at a long-shuttered institution have yielded an assortment of personal items. Many are as poignant as they are revealing. Read More

Members of the second cohort of Bower scholars include, standing, from left, Wendy Sasser, Stephanie Langston, James Davion, Jeremy Nowell, Noah Holcomb, Kimberly Roland; and, seated, from left, Shannon Blailock, Jessica Cagle, Stephanie Childress and Angela Cooper.

Bower Foundation MSN graduates educating next generation of nurses

Monday, May 20, 2024

Building a Stronger Future for Nursing in Mississippi, funded by a $3.8 million grant from the Bower Foundation, has graduates who are now nursing educators. The project provided scholarships and stipends for registered nurses to earn their MSN degrees at the UMMC School of Nursing. Read More

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