On September 5, UM Stamps Scholars dined with Chancellor and First Lady Vitter, Provost Wilkin, SMBHC Dean Douglass Sullivan-González, and ONSA Director Tim Dolan. The Stamps Scholarship is the most generous, full-ride scholarship package at the University of Mississippi and is made possible by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation.
Elena Bauer (SMBHC 17) and SMBHC seniors Sam Harres, Will Tribble, Brendan Ryan, and John Chappell presented at last week’s third annual UM Tech Summit, where a variety of stakeholders discussed the intersectionality of technology and education. For the full story, go here. Photos by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services
HONORS AMBASSADOR APPLICATION Hello First Years! I hope everyone’s semester is off to a fantastic start. In my role with the Honors College, I have the pleasure of managing our Honors Ambassadors. Ambassadors enjoy efforts to recruit prospective students through letter writing, email communication, volunteering at preview days, and other fun events. This role is […]
Fourteen honors freshmen have received $434,000 from four of the university’s most distinguished scholarships. Read more here!
Ferri-Cornejo-Levingston: An Evening of Dance and Music Our SMBHC 2018 Fall Convocation features a return of Italy’s illustrious prima ballerina assoluta, Alessandra Ferri, along with her dancing partner Herman Cornejo, the acclaimed principal dancer of American Ballet Theater, and Bruce Levingston, a world-renowned concert pianist and our Chancellor’s Honors College Artist in Residence and holder […]
Through the generosity of several benefactors, particularly the Barksdale family, the Honors College proudly awarded $67,000 in fellowships to the 34 students below. During the 2017-18 school year, we also awarded over $13,000 to 26 students who presented posters or papers at conferences across the country. Among the conferences were the American Chemical Society Conference […]
We welcome new staff members to the SMBHC! Rachel Coleman first joined the SMBHC family in 2007 and has returned in the role of Academic Counselor. A self-proclaimed military brat, Rachel spent her formative years in countries such as Germany, Turkey and Belgium; moving to the states for the first time in 2000. She received […]
Shad White (SMBHC 08) has been appointed as the new Mississippi state auditor by Governor Phil Bryant. Shad graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science before earning a master’s degree from the University of Oxford and a law degree from Harvard Law School. Shad is a Truman […]
Congratulations to Freshman Seminar faculty member and associate professor of political science Conor Dowling for having his book selected for the Don K. Price Award from the Science, Technology and Environmental Politics Section of the American Political Science Association! Click here for the full story. Photo by Thomas Graning
Farewell to three of our SMBHC staff! Associate Dean Debra Young has retired after 18 years with the honors college, and her first stop post-SMBHC will be Big Bend National Park. Accountant Fred Caraway leaves for Alaska after ten years with the SMBHC. Coordinator of Recruitment and Admissions Connor Phillips (SMBHC 17) has begun her […]