Congratulations to Kathryn McKee, McMullan Associate Professor of Southern Studies and associate professor of English at the University of Mississippi! Professor McKee has been tapped for director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and will begin her new role on July 1. Professor McKee teaches honors English courses and has advised several […]
During a 24-hour period beginning April 11, the University of Mississippi held its first GIVING DAY, which raised $542,990! Specifically, 79 gifts totaling $13,610 were designated for the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. THANK YOU for giving big to the SMBHC!
Last night, these humans wowed us with their talents at the Honors Art Showcase. Thanks to John Michael Walker (SMBHC 21) for aligning the stars! #SupporttheArts #citizenscholars Pictured: Benjamin Rorabaugh, Michael Rowlett, Douglass Sullivan-González, Nancy Maria Balach, John Michael Walker, Emma Johnson, Jesse Gibens, Lawson Marchetti, Ava Street, Corey Davis, and Nakiyah Jordan. Not pictured: Bruce […]
Congratulations to those elected to the 2019-2020 Honors Senate: Student Director Trip Johnson Assistant Student Director Jordan Watts Senior Senators Grace Starrett (Three more TBD Fall 2019) Junior Senators Margaret Baldwin Kaylee Crafton Robert Wasson Johnny Yang Sophomore Senators Morgan Atkins Nora Halama Londyn Lorenz Taylor Thompson Freshman Senators (TBD Fall 2019) Trip Johnson and […]
Congratulations to UM psychology professor JOHN YOUNG for being named the 2019 Elsie M. Hood Teacher of the Year, which is UM’s highest teaching honor! For the SMBHC, Professor Young teaches honors general psychology and honors abnormal psychology. He also serves as an honors thesis advisor. Read more about Dr. Young’s impact.
Congratulations to the 2019 HALL OF FAME inductees, especially to these eight SMBHC citizen scholars: Jarvis Benson, Skylyn Irby, Jaz Brisack, Mallie Embler, Blair Wortsmith, Jacob Ferguson, Levi Bevis, and Elam Miller. For full details on all ten inductees, go here. (Photo by Jennifer Parsons)
Congratulations to the honors students selected to participate in the Clinical Shadowing Program this summer at UMMC: Eli Bettiga, Lenora Davis, Christopher Dorroh, Nathan Foxworth, Mary Beth Gillespie, Anna Hayward, Islam Orabi, Karina Rodriguez, and James Travis, Jr. The students will participate with rising M3 medical students in one or two 2-week shadowing rotations in […]
Yesterday, students enrolled in Greg Brock’s honors course, “Fake News: How to Live with It, and Fight It,” welcomed Margaret Sullivan, media columnist for the The Washington Post and the former public editor (and first woman to hold that position!) of The New York Times, for a lively and enlightening discussion. Professor Brock’s class is […]
On March 20th, Jim and Donna Barksdale opened their Jackson home to SMBHC Dean Sullivan-González, Associate Director of Development Anthony Heaven, and Interim Associate Dean Jennifer Parsons. The SMBHC is grateful for the Barksdales’ continued support. For over two hours, we shared stories about some of our extraordinary honors students and alumni and the good […]
English major and 2018 Barksdale Award winner Bethany Fitts has received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to the Czech Republic. Congratulations, Bethany! For more information on the Fulbright ETA, visit here. Interested in applying? Contact the Office of National Scholarship Advisement. Bethany Fitts