Mississippi College

MC Alumni Meetings Scheduled this Fall

September 30, 2008

Mississippi College President Lee Royce goes on the road in October to meet with MC alumni leaders at informal gatherings in Northwest Florida and Starkville.

The first event is set for Thursday Oct. 16 with a dinner at the First Baptist Church in Niceville, Fla. It is the first alumni gathering in Northwest Florida in several years. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Vice President for Advancement Bill Townsend and Ross Aven, the alumni affairs director, will join the time of food and fellowship in Florida. The charge is $10 per person.

The contact is Nancy Myers Grigsby at 850-897-5196 or email nancy.grigsby@fmc-na.com

Next stop is the Golden Triangle on Tuesday Oct. 21 with retired MC administrator Doc Quick of Clinton joining Royce on the trip. The group will meet at Harvey's restaurant on Highway 12 East in Starkville. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Entrees at the restaurant start at $10.

Royce will provide alums with an update on the Christian university's $65 million "Growing the Vision'' campaign, new academic programs, athletics and much more.

For more information on the Starkville meeting with MC alums, contact Frances McCarty at 662-323-7516 or Carol Peebles at 662-324-3166.

MC has more than 30,000 alumni nationwide.

For other details, contact, MC alumni affairs director Ross Aven at 601-925-3228 or aven@mc.edu

Photo: Dr. Lee Royce

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