Poet, social activist, and feminist critic bell hooks lunched with honors students and others at the Sarah Isom Center. Dr. hooks was this year’s Lucy Somerville Howorth lecturer, a lecture co-sponsored by the Honors College. Click here to see more pictures from the luncheon.
John McKinnon, MD, founder and director of the Montana Academy, a therapeutic school for troubled teenagers, lectures on his recent book, An Unchanged Mind. McKinnon was educated at Harvard College, Cambridge University, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, and Norwich University. Click here to see more pictures from the luncheon.
Guest lecturers Robert Hass and Brenda Hillman will deliver the 2010 Fall Honors Convocation entitled “Imagination Makes Communities” on Tuesday, October 12 at 7:00 pm in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Robert Haas, winner of the National book Award and Pulitzer Prize, was U. S. Poet Laureate from 1995-97. Brenda Hillman […]
The Honors College Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest is Wednesday, October 27th at 7:00. Come show off your pumpkin carving talents and enjoy freshly-baked cookies and fun times.
Christina Bonnington, a SMBHC alumna, was the first in Mississippi to be honored as a national Tau Beta Pi laureate. Tau Beta Pi is the world’s largest engineering honor society, and there are only 5 awards given a year. To read more about her award, click here. Congratulations Christina!
Click here to see some pictures from the Freshman Retreat.
Mr. W. Ralph Eubanks spoke last Wednesday, August 25 at the Ford Center and later met with Honors 101 students to discuss his book, The House at the End of the Road. Click here to see some more pictures from his talk.
Congratulations to the 24 students who have received Honors Fellowships to study abroad during the Fall 2010-Spring 2011 school year. To date, $67,500 has been awarded to students in the up-coming school year. For a list of recipients and where they are going, click here.
The SMBHC secures its wireless! Please see Jermaine or Shelley for information on how to log in with your PC or Mac via the Virtual Private Network (VPN). For online printable instructions, click on your operating system: Mac OSX, Windows Vista, Windows 7.
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College would like to recognize and congratulate the 2010 Honors College scholarship recipients. This year’s scholars hail from Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Wisconsin, Illinois and Canada. This group of students boasts an average ACT score of 32.4, an average GPA of 3.96 and seven National Merit Finalists. Read more about the […]