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 […]
Ainsley Ash (SMBHC 21) has received a Diversity Innovator Award from the University of Mississippi’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. The inaugural award recognizes recipients’ efforts to create a more diverse and equitable campus. Read more about Ainsley and her fellow awardees. (Photo by Devna Bose)
University of Mississippi master’s in Spanish candidate Margaree Jackson (SMBHC 19) has published original poetry in the journal Vernacular: New Connections in Language, Literature, and Culture. Congratulations, Margaree!
Mr. John King (UM 64) stands between his son-in-law and professor of political science, Timothy Nordstrom (left), and Sean Brown (SMBHC 22). Mr. King masterfully crafted and has generously donated this table to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Thank you, Mr. King! (Photo by Douglass Sullivan-González)
After a year of patiently waiting, the SMBHC hosted our Honors and SMBHC Scholars at the 2020 Honors Commissioning ceremony at The Pavilion at Ole Miss on May 6, 2021. Thanks to all those who were able to travel back to Oxford, and for those who were unable–we celebrate you, too! Trip Johnson delivered the […]
Congratulations to our 2021 Honors and SMBHC Scholars! Thanks to Kaylee Crafton, Swetha Manivannan, and Johnny Yang for recording their speeches beforehand due to limitations caused by Covid-19.