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Mound Bayou, Mississippi

The Legacy of African American Self-Help & Empowerment: Community Welfare in Mound Bayou, Mississippi
SW 498
Dr. Susan C. Allen and Dr. Debra J. Moore, Associate Professors of Social Work
January 2 – 12, 2012
Course Fees: $125 plus tuition



Students will begin on the Oxford campus, and will then spend 7 in the Mound Bayou community residing at a community facility.


This course is for social work, history, political science, African American studies, Southern studies, nursing, sociology, and public policy leadership students.


Students will attend on-campus lectures January 2-6.  Site visits and service-learning project component will take place January 7-12.


Students will make their own arrangements to and from Mound Bayou.  Group ground transportation will be provided for site visits in the area.

How much?

Program cost is $125 plus tuition.  Included in the cost are housing, one group dinner, site admission fees and tour fees. Study USA application fee, transportation, and personal spending money are excluded from the course fee.

Where can I find more information?

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For more information about specific programs or the application process, contact Laura Antonow, Program Director for Study USA at or (662) 915 6511.

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