Get PhinisheD with Frances

May is the time of year when students and families experience commencement, a celebration of completing educational accomplishments and commencing new experiences towards one’s career of choice. Unfortunately, for many PhD students, the road to commencement is often longer and less well-defined compared to the path to commencement for other degrees. While I was fortunateContinue reading “Get PhinisheD with Frances”

What’s the ROI on Your Opportunities for Excellence?

Yesterday my friend from boarding school Desmond Walker and I reconnected for the first time in over 20 years. We were both thankful to reconnect but also so grateful for Mississippi’s investment in opportunities for excellence in us through our attending the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS). We both agreed how the MSMSContinue reading “What’s the ROI on Your Opportunities for Excellence?”