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 […]
The Honors College Early-Action deadline is November 1st. If you would like to learn the admission decision by December 20, submit your Special Programs and Scholarship 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 […]
Congratulations to Jarvis Benson, Jaz Brisack, John Chappell, Chinelo Ibekwe, and Marisa Kutchma! Benson, Brisack, and Chappell have been named Rhodes Scholarship finalists, Brisack and Kutchma have been named Marshall Scholarship finalists, and Ibekwe has been named a finalist for the 2018 Rhodes West Africa Scholarship! Grenada, MS native Jarvis Benson is studying international studies and […]
This past Saturday, art major Carter King (SMBHC 22) and mechanical engineering major Annie Catherine Richardson (SMBHC 20) helped DSG install smoke alarms in Lafayette County. Read more about the “Town-Gown” initiative here. Carter (left), Annie Catherine, and DSG
There she is, MISS UNIVERSITY! Congratulations to our HOCO sister BLAIR WORTSMITH, named the 2018-2019 Miss University and winner of a $4,000 scholarship. Blair is a senior banking and finance major, who won the title of Miss Vicksburg last year and competed in Miss Mississippi this past summer, where she was named to the top […]
Spring 2019 honors courses are now available to view here, and a list of course descriptions may be viewed here.