Viking Provides Funds to Help UM Students

A $25,000 gift by Viking Range Corporation to the Ole Miss Women's Council (OMWC) for Philanthropy will expand its leadership series to include students in the University of Mississippi's (UM) Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME).

In its sixth year, the OMWC Leadership Series guides students through a multicourse program led by professionals. "The involvement of leaders from our university, city government and influential members of the business and non-profit community is what makes our program so unique," said Sarah Hollis, associate director for university development. "Often a student's favorite speaker or mentor comes from an individual that before this experience, they might not have seen as a leader."

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