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The work of WHEF was recently featured in Inside Philanthropy for our grant making work with Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Achieving the Dream. Both projects work to increase college access and success in Mississippi. Read more here. [...]

On January 16, 2019, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Woodward Hines Education Foundation announced a $440,000 grant to benefit high-achieving two-year college students in Mississippi with financial need. Phi Theta Kappa provides academic, social, and financial support to an otherwise vulnerable population of students, and its members c [...]

In order to increase the number of students going to, persisting and completing college, the Get2College Pilot School Program is designed to use nationally identified best practices and benchmarks from the National College Access Network (NCAN). Researchers at the Mississippi State University Social Science Research Center are working t [...]

Half of all students who enter post-secondary education earn a degree and students who don't complete are more likely to default on loans. These short informative videos are a quick way to learn more about the higher education landscape. They also offer possible solutions to the higher ed completion crisis in this country. Click here [...]

WHEF staff members shared a special Christmas luncheon with Mrs. Nelda Woodward, wife of WHEF co-founder Jack Woodward. In addition to a few hours of fellowship, Mrs. Woodward shared some special words about Jack's legacy, that lives on in the work of the Foundation. [...]