The internationally acclaimed concert pianist, BRUCE LEVINGSTON, will perform a special welcome concert for our incoming freshman class on Sunday, August 16, 2020. Bruce is our Honors College Artist in Residence and Holder of the Lester Glenn Fant Endowed Chair. Bruce performs in concerts throughout the world appearing in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, […]
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Read our most recent Honors Report, and discover what some of our SMBHC students, alumni, faculty, staff, and supporters have been doing for the past year! Special thanks to all those who made this year’s Honors Report come alive: Stefanie Goodwiller, Benita Whitehorn, Caroline Abide, Kent Ford, Asia Harden, Austin Howard, Julia James, Kathryn James, […]
SMBHC Class of 2024! Read our updated Student Handbook to better understand the requirements and benefits of the Honors College.
Please read this story by Christian Middleton of the Mississippi Free Press.
Senior Barksdale Fellow and PhD student Ashleen Williams has won the 2020 Tennin-Alexander Prize for the best graduate paper in history. From the University of Mississippi’s Dalrymple III Department of History: “Oh Men of Justice! 20th Century Political Petitions in Bahrain and a Negotiated Nation,” Williams’s winning paper, was written under the direction of Professor […]
Please read a letter addressed to our SMBHC family.
Welcome to the SMBHC and Orientation details for the Class of 2024! Please explore the following links and videos for all you need to know about orientation, registration, and expectations for SMBHC students: Frequently Asked Questions Overview of SMBHC Expectations for the First Year Learn more about the SMBHC Class of 2024! For general questions […]
The Honors College Minority Engagement Council has elected its new executive team for the 2020-2021 school year. Please check out their page for the results, and be sure to follow HoCoMEC on Instagram.
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College welcomes 462 students into its Class of 2024. This class is second in size only to the Fall 2016 class of 474. This fall’s cohort averages a 31.5 on the ACT and a 3.97 high school GPA. The students hail from 28 states, with 57% being from the state […]
Seven SMBHC seniors have been inducted into the 2020 UM Hall of Fame! Congratulations to Leah Davis, Genevieve Verville, Trip Johnson, Navodit Paudel, Benjamin Payne, Annabella Sills, and Scout Treadwell! From top left, clockwise: Leah Davis, Genevieve Verville, Trip Johnson, Navodit Paudel, Benjamin Payne, Annabella Sills, and Scout Treadwell