Thursday, February 4, 2010
This group is for the sophisticated, elite ladies at The University of Southern Mississippi, who are seeking interest in IDEAL women. We are an organization dedicated to the uplifting and empowerment of minority women on campus. I.D.E.A.L. serves as an acronym for Intelligent, Dignified, Elegant, Ambitious, Leaders. Our goals are to help freshman women college life to be a poisitve and successful one, to promote academic excellence, and to raise standards and qualities of family life.
We are an affiliate of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs that was organized on July 21, 1896. The NACWC is the oldest African-American secular organization in existence today. IDEAL Women was founded on February 27, 2003 at USM. Our motto is” Lifting As We Climb!" Our mission statement is: “As minority women, we strive to promote and uplift our community through service, leadership, and scholastic achievement!"