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Students moving into William Woods

Students moving into William Woods

Come from near and far for small classes, equestrian programs

August 23rd, 2012 in News

Dennis Hobbs, of Mexico, Mo., poses in front of the Phi Gamma Delta house on William Woods University's campus after moving in Wednesday. A transfer student, Hobbs made the change for a smaller school than the University of Missouri-Columbia because of the smaller class sizes and small-town atmosphere Fulton provided.

Photo by Dean Asher

FULTON, Mo. - The William Woods University campus was alive with activity for its move-in day Wednesday.

Music blared, fraternities and sororities held open houses to entice new members and administration officials rushed from dorm to dorm as incoming freshmen and transfer students hauled furniture, snacks and supplies into their rooms with their families.

William Woods public affairs director Mary Ann Beahon said official figures weren't in yet, but the estimated number of new students was around 300.