The SMBHC and UMMC have partnered to allow a limited number of honors students to observe physicians in a clinical environment. Each honors student selected will be able to participate in up to two 2-week rotations in Summer 2019. You will participate in this experience with rising M3s (third year medical students) from UMMC. You […]
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On January 3rd, honors students Madlyn Lawrence and Adryanna Tucker (along with their fun folks!) joined #SMBHC 2013 alum Gabe LaBonia and his lovely wife for some wining and dining with DSG in the Windy City. Gabe LaBonia, DSG, Madlyn Lawrence, and Adryanna Tucker stand outside of The Gage after dinner. (Photo by Jennifer Parsons)
A reminder to prospective Fall 2019 freshmen that the deadline to apply to the SMBHC is January 5th at 11:59 pm CST. The application for the Honors College is part of the Special Programs and Scholarship Application. If you want to work on the essays before completing the application, visit here to see our essay […]
Congratulations to the record number of students accepted for admission to the SMBHC through the Early-Action process! If you were accepted and want to respond to the offer of admission, log into the Special Programs and Scholarship application, select Check Application Status, and then View Details to enter your decision. Please note: the university system […]
Anthony Heaven joined the SMBHC family in November 2018 as the Associate Director of Development. Born in Michigan, Anthony completed a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion/Theology at Stillman College. At The University of Texas at Austin, he attained a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership […]
Last night, FIVE DOLLAR FEAST raised $1,075 (in less than 30 minutes!) for The Pantry of Oxford and Lafayette County! Thank you, Honors Senate, for organizing this delicious event, catered by Taylor Grocery. Thanks to everyone who braved the temps for a good cause. #citizenscholars #rushHOCO
This past Friday, honors seniors Noah Kippenbrock and Mary Grace Bass presented their research at the South Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology 2018 Meeting held at UMMC. Their posters featured portions of their honors thesis research. Noah and Mary Grace are students in Dr. Colin Jackson’s Research Group in the Department of […]
Clarksdale, MS native Yasmine Malone (SMBHC 21) contributed to a feature in The New York Times called This Is 18, which shows pictures of what it’s like to be an 18-year-old in various parts of the world. Yasmine photographed Madison Justice, a Clarksdale resident, who is a teen mother and hopes to earn her G.E.D. […]
We are proud to share our 2018 Honors Report, which features artwork, poetry, photography, and stories by honors students and alumni. Thank you to all who contributed to this year’s issue.
Last week, Interim Associate Dean Jennifer Parsons, Nakiyah Jordan (SMBHC 21), Jarvis Benson (SMBHC 19), Swetha Manivannan (SMBHC 21), and Ajah Singleton (SMBHC 22) traveled to Conway, Arkansas for the National Society for Minorities in Honors 3rd Annual National Conference. Swetha successfully led a roundtable discussion on Bridging the Racial and Cultural Gap. The conference […]