Ole Miss Family Leadership Council

University of Mississippi
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    Southern Fare

    A tailgate-style reception was prepared by chef and cookbook author Elizabeth Heiskell, a regular guest on NBC’s Today Show. Parents received autographed copies of her new cookbook What Can I Bring? Southern Food for Any Occasion Life Serves Up.

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    Family and Baseball

    Tracy and William Beckwith of Sacramento, CA, enjoy catching up with their son James before they head over to watch the Ole Miss Rebels take on the LSU Tigers in baseball at the Oxford-University Stadium.

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    Updates on Ole Miss

    Shelley, James and Scott Ririe of Chesterfield, MO, spend time with UM Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Brandi Hephner LaBanc and hear updates on student life on the Oxford campus.

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    Greeting from the Mayor

    Oxford Mayor Robyn Tannehill gives the keynote address at the 2018 spring meeting of the Ole Miss Family Leadership Council, sharing the strong partnership that the city and university enjoy.

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    Quality Time on Campus

    Brian and Allyson Zak of Western Springs, IL, visit with Parveen Chawla of Cleveland, MS, at the tailgate-style reception following the spring meeting of the Family Leadership Council.

  • Welcome to the Ole Miss Family Leadership Council

    Support your student! Strengthen the University! Connect with the Ole Miss Family!

    Join the Ole Miss Family Leadership Council (OMFLC) and be a part of a vibrant organization that shares the University of Mississippi’s vision of a nationally recognized academic institution and is committed to supporting exceptional educational opportunities.

    OMFLC began in 2014 and has impacted the Ole Miss student experience by supporting areas within the Division of Student Affairs such as health and wellness, campus safety, career services, and student leadership. We are extremely proud to have had 54 families representing 18 states on the 2017-18 council.

    Membership on this Council enables parents to direct their support to programs that enhance the student experience and strengthen the university. OMFLC members also have the opportunity to share feedback with UM leaders, faculty, and staff, as well as hear updates on new programs and the expansion and growth of the campus.

    With an OMFLC membership you have the opportunity to:

    • Collaborate with university leaders
    • Help direct campus support to areas with the greatest benefit for your student
    • Exchange and implement ideas that improve your student’s experience
    • Attend two annual meetings: one during the fall semester and the second in the spring
    • Build friendships with other parents and students
    • Host or assist with finding hosts for Freshman Summer Sendoffs in your community
    • Plan or assist in planning Ole Miss recruitment events in your community
    • Serve a one-year renewable term
    • Receive Ole Miss Family Association member benefits (view those by visiting families.olemiss.edu)