Programs and Opportunities
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Upcoming: Oct 28 – Nov 3, 2019
Fall Foliage Tour, Washington D.C. and Gettysburg
Spend six nights visiting the nation’s capital, Gettysburg and other famous sights in northern Virginia. This is a trip of a lifetime that runs Oct. 28 through Nov. 3. Single room cost is $1,605. Double is $1,130. Triple is $975. Quad is $895. Deposit of $150 due Aug. 30. Final payment due Oct. 4. Breakfast included daily as well as four dinners and one lunch. Travel in style on a luxury motorcoach complete with a bathroom and satellite TV. Registration can be complete at oxfordparkcommission.com or at the activity centers.
Director of Facilities Planning and University Architect Ian Banner was the guest presenter in the Ole Miss Ballroom on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Interim Chancellor and Mrs. Larry Sparks invited all retired faculty, staff, and guests to Dinner, Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. in the Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom at The Inn at Ole Miss.
The PERS Executive Director, Ray Higgins, was part of the March presentation for retirees and their spouses on March 19, 2019.
The annual Holiday Brunch was held Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the Jackson Avenue Center. The event was catered by My Michelle’s, and retirees and their spouses were invited.
A panel presentation about age-related issues was held at 10:30 a.m. on October 23, 2018 at the Inn at Ole Miss in the Ballroom. The program, entitled “Dementia, Resources, Caring for Older Parents, Long-term Living Arrangements in Oxford, and End of Life and Hospice Care Information,” featured Dr. Jo Ann O’Quin, Professor Emerita of Social Work.
The Chancellor and Mrs. Vitter invited all the retired faculty, staff, and guests to dinner in the Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
This year’s Holiday Brunch was held on December 8th at the Jackson Avenue Center.
Noel Wilkins, University Provost, presented a very informative update about all the wonderful things that are happening around campus.
A large group was in attendance.
Larry Tyler always plays for our group since he is an Ole Miss Retiree!
The November 2017 gathering including PERS counsel and Mississippi dignitaries.
The Chancellor and Mrs. Vitter hosted dinner at the Inn at Ole Miss in June, 2017.
Retirees toured the Toyota Plant in Blue Springs MS in May, 2017!
Retirees enjoyed guest speaker Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter for their holiday potluck brunch at the Jackson Avenue Center on Saturday, December 10.
On August 30, The Inn at Ole Miss was the setting for a panel discussion featuring PERS Executive Director Mrs. Pat Robertson, Mississippi Senator Gray Tollison, and Mississippi Representative Jay Hughes.
A dinner was held by the Chancellor and Mrs. Jeffrey Vitter on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in the Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom of the Inn at Ole Miss.
Many thanks to Ole Miss Athletics for inviting The Ole Miss Retirees to tour the new Pavalion at Ole Miss.
The December 12, 2015, Holiday Potluck was held at 11:00 a.m. in the Jackson Avenue Center. The guest speaker was Dr. Morris Stocks, Interim Chancellor.
In September the Ole Miss Retirees toured the J.D. Williams Library.
The Ole Miss Retirees were invited to an “Informational Presentation About the New Assisted Living Facility The Blake at Oxford” at the Oxford Conference Center on September 17th.
Chancellor and Mrs. Dan Jones invited all retired faculty, staff, and guests to dinner Tuesday, May 19, 2015.
A panel presentation featuring PERS Executive Director Mrs. Pat Robertson, Representative Brad Mayo, and Senator Gray Tollison was held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at the Inn in the Ole Miss Ballroom