We have good news! After a nationwide search and from a competitive applicant pool, we are happy to announce VIVIAN IBRAHIM as the Director of Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA). As she served as Interim Director over the past year, Dr. Ibrahim will continue overseeing nationally competitive scholarship and fellowship opportunities by encouraging students […]
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SMBHC Dean Douglass Sullivan-González, Professor Ethel Scurlock, and other UM administrators helped make a loving mother’s dying wish come true. Honors senior Lilianne McKissack and her younger brother, a senior in high school, were able to graduate early so that their mother could celebrate with them. For the full story, click here.
A $100,000 gift to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College (SMBHC) pays tribute to two former University of Mississippi faculty members — one for his innovative approach to instruction and the other for his impact on the donor’s education and career path. The gift, made by an Honors Program graduate who preferred to remain anonymous, […]
Our generous honors alumni have raised almost $20,000 to assist SMBHC students who have struggled financially this past semester and/or face difficulties for the coming Spring 2021. Students, please read your email from DSG–sent on December 14th–for more details.
The Office of National Scholarship Advisement and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College are delighted to announce that CHARLOTTE ARMISTEAD has been named a 2021 Rangel Fellow. Charlotte, who comes from Mooreville, MS, is a senior at the University of Mississippi. She is a joint major in International Studies and Arabic completing a minor in […]
On November 14th, Dr. Thomas, Professor Williams, and Dr. Heaven joined SMBHC students Charlotte Armistead, Azurrea Curry, Nya Thompson, Alana Mitias, Harrison McKinnis, Nakiyah Jordan, Nathan Beasley, Taylor Love, Jaylin Jones, Izzy Furr, Fernando Arellano, Noah Watts, Chandler Douglas, and Bella St. Amant (SMBHC ’20) in Ecru, MS for a day of service in partnership […]
The Honors College Early-Action deadline is November 1st. If you would like to learn the admission decision by December 22nd, submit your application by 11:59 pm (CDT). As long as the student’s portion of the application is submitted by that time, the application will be considered on time. Letters of recommendation can be submitted by […]
This month, Journal of Physical Chemistry A’s cover features a peer-reviewed research article based upon Yasmeen Abdo’s honors thesis work, under the direction of and co-written by Dr. Gregory Tschumper, Professor and Chair of the UM Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Currently, Yasmeen is an M2 at the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center. Congratulations to […]
The SMBHC will welcome UM Associate Professor of Political Science Conor Dowling as our keynote speaker for our third and final virtual honors fall convocation. Professor Dowling specializes in election politics and will walk us through the data one week after the Presidential election and discuss the results (to the extent we can) of State and regional […]
Our honors course listing for Spring 2021 is now available to view. Please note that due to Covid-19, the delivery format is subject to change. Also, check back regularly for updates as new classes may be added leading up to the spring semester, which begins on Tuesday, January 19th.