On November 19th, the SMBHC had the pleasure of hosting members of the Honors Leadership Council. The Honors Leadership Council is comprised of University Scholars alumni, honors program alumni, SMBHC alumni, currents students’ parents, and friends of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Council members provide vital financial support and steady wisdom to the SMBHC […]
On November 12th, the University of Mississippi launched a $1.5 billion campaign. The landing page nowandever.olemiss.edu is full of inspiring stories and features a video including SMBHC students and narrated by our SMBHC interim dean Dr. Ethel Young Scurlock. Make your gift to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College!
Dr. Scurlock, Dr. Parsons, Professor Williams, Honors Senate Director and Honors Ambassador Taylor Thompson, SMBHC First-Gen Student Network President Andy Flores, and Executive Director of Project Powerful and Honors Ambassador Jilkiah Bryant attended the 56th National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Parsons presented with a colleague from the University of […]
The list of honors course offerings for the Spring 2022 semester is now available and will be updated as course descriptions and additions come in.
The annual Honors Report is out! Many thanks to our contributing students, alumni, and photographers. We thank Virginia Rougon Chavis for contributing her artwork for the cover and inside. If you have a story idea for next year’s Honors Report, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. EDITOR Jennifer Parsons Associate Dean, SMBHC ART DIRECTOR Stefanie Goodwiller Manager of Design Services University Marketing and Communications COPY […]
On October 14th at 7:30pm, the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College will welcome Caylin Moore to the Ford Center stage to deliver the Honors Fall Convocation keynote. Celebrated author and sought-after inspirational speaker, Caylin Moore invigorates audiences with wisdom from his journey of overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles to striving to leave the world better than […]
For 19 years, Dr. Douglass Sullivan-González, most affectionally known as “DSG,” led the way for the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Although he left his long-held position of dean this year to focus full time on teaching and research in the University of Mississippi’s Arch Dalrymple III Department of History, his legacy and impact will […]
We are excited to welcome our newest members of the Honors Scholars program (formerly called the Junior-Entry program). On August 26th in the Great Room, we hosted dozens of new citizen scholars who are eager to connect with our SMBHC family and embark on their capstone journey. We appreciate the encouraging remarks from Interim Dean […]
We want to thank our phenomenal volunteers (over 100!) for making the SMBHC Welcome Week a success. We appreciate Bruce Levingston for an exquisite and unforgettable evening at the Ford Center, and we give special thanks to our wonderful Interim Dean Ethel Scurlock for her leadership. Most of all, we want to jump into a […]
The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) welcomes Dr. Whitney Woods as Assistant Director. ONSA Director Vivian Ibrahim and Dr. Woods create opportunities for all UM students to learn more about–and compete for–major, national scholarships. The ONSA website recently underwent a makeover, too, and we invite you to take a look around! You can also […]