Reward Establishes Pharmacy Scholarship – Ole Miss Information

Reward Establishes Pharmacy Scholarship – Ole Miss Information

Non-public assist, together with a latest scholarship reward by Gladys Garrett, offers essential sources to assist the UM Faculty of Pharmacy be certain that its college students get pleasure from the perfect schooling and analysis alternatives. Photograph by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Companies

OXFORD, Miss. – Gladys Garrett’s reward to the University of Mississippi‘s Faculty of Pharmacy won’t solely change college students’ lives however maybe the way forward for the well being and pharmaceutical trade as graduates enter the sphere.

Garrett’s reward of $100,000 to the college establishes the Gladys and M. Lynn Garrett Pharmacy Scholarship Endowment, honoring her late husband, a 1949 UM graduate. In appreciation of Garrett’s reward, the pharmacy faculty will title a convention room within the couple’s honor.

Although Garrett didn’t attend the college herself, she stated she has “fantastic recollections” of being a part of the Ole Miss group and dwelling in Oxford whereas her husband accomplished his diploma.

Lynn and Gladys Garrett

“It was proper after the battle,” Garrett remembered. “All people was variety and everyone needed to satisfy one another. I labored as a hairdresser whereas Lynn was in school.

“I stayed as busy as I may, taking good care of the women who had been going to school.”

Garrett and her husband met in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, the place they had been each raised. After commencement, the couple moved to Nashville, the place he established Garrett Drugstores along with his brothers, whereas she took care of their two sons at dwelling. By the late Nineteen Sixties, Lynn Garrett had his personal drugstore, which he finally bought to a different Ole Miss graduate, Keith Shelly.

Garrett hopes the scholarship will “assist a teenager who wouldn’t be capable of go to Ole Miss in any other case.”

And it’ll, stated Donna Strum, dean of the School of Pharmacy: “This reward opens alternatives for elevated private {and professional} improvement, analysis experiences, and extra group outreach – all of which enhance the way forward for public well being.

“We’re so grateful to Gladys Garrett for her dedication. Her assist permits our faculty’s aspiring well being care leaders to thrive and pursue their targets.”

Growth officer Sally Rychlak famous that this reward is the latest of a number of that Garrett has made to the varsity.

“Gladys has been a beneficiant supporter over time, and now she is leaving her and her husband’s legacy on the Faculty of Pharmacy,” she stated. “Convention Room 105C will eternally maintain the title of Gladys and M. Lynn Garrett. We vastly respect each her previous and current presents.” 

The Gladys and M. Lynn Garrett Pharmacy Scholarship Endowment is open to presents from people and organizations. Ship a verify, with the endowment famous within the memo line, to the College of Mississippi Basis, 406 College Ave., Oxford, MS 38655, or give on-line at https://nowandever.olemiss.edu.

For extra info on supporting the Faculty of Pharmacy, contact Sally Rychlak, improvement officer, at [email protected] 662-915-3084.


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