on June 22, 2017
Drawing inspiration from the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Freedom Summer Teaching Fellowship works towards educational equity by collaborating with partner programs to bring the nation’s most promising future academics to underserved students.
“All of the many people involved in developing this relationship recognized that this presented an exciting win-win opportunity. Millsaps is helping make college more accessible for talented, underserved populations while also exposing those same students to Millsaps early in their college searches." - Kenneth Townsend (C ’04), executive director of the Millsaps Institute for Civic & Professional Engagement