<span class="vcard">Courtney Lange</span>

Earlier this month, WHEF welcomed new Jackson Public School District Superintendent Dr. Errick Greene to Mississippi. Dr. Greene took the helm of the JPS system on October 1. JPS is the second largest district in Mississippi, serving 24,000 students in 54 schools. During the meeting, we shared an overview of the mission, vision, and [...]

“You all can set the bar and be role model for state of Mississippi,” Woodward Hines President and CEO Jim McHale said to a crowd of nearly 300 leaders and community members of Northeast Mississippi. ”Be somebody who changes the odds for all of Mississippians.” The CREATE Foundation Commission gathered leaders and members from [...]

The following content was published and distributed by MDC, a nonprofit based in Durham, North Carolina, with its mission to help communities, organizations, and leaders close the gaps that separate people from opportunity. To read the full report, visit stateofthesouth.org or download the Executive Summary. State of the South: Recoverin [...]

Springboard to Opportunities is partnering with Hope Enterprise Corporation Hope Credit Union, and Woodward Hines to host the 3rd Annual Run for Our Community 5K on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The race is set to kick off at 9:00 am at Dawson Elementary School with registration beginning at 8:00 am. The money raised by the event will serve a [...]

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Woodward Hines Education Foundation founder Jack Woodward on February 23, 2018. Read on for Mr. Woodward’s legacy, his obituary, and remembrances from our leadership.   “Mr. Woodward’s shared vision with Herman Hines drove the creation of the Mississippi Higher E [...]