The Honors College Minority Engagement Club (HoCoMEC) now has a page on the SMBHC website! Visit here to learn about the club’s mission and to see a list of the executive board members.
The SMBHC hosted this year’s SEC Honors Deans Meeting. During March 7-9, honors deans, directors, and administrators from twelve SEC schools discussed honors in higher education issues ranging from mental health initiatives to minority and diversity engagement. During a break from the meetings, the SMBHC accompanied its guests on the Double Decker bus for a […]
Whither the State of Mississippi? Professors, we invite you to create a course (1- to 3-hours) preparing students to engage the questions surrounding Mississippi at Mid-Century: Our current brain drain, disappearing labor force, and declining population decimate our State of Mississippi. Design a course that engages the questions that create directions and suggestions for policies […]
Go here to see our honors course listings for Fall 2019. Click on the highlighted courses for descriptions.
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College welcomed Dr. Brian Foster to the Ford Center stage on February 19th for the SMBHC Spring Convocation. Dr. Foster presented Jukebox: Sounds like Then and captivated the audience with his storytelling centered around the question, What should we remember? Read more about the magical evening here. Thank you, Dr. […]
Honors sophomore Mitchell Palmertree has been selected to be a Mount Vernon Leadership Fellow! Mitchell is a public policy leadership major from Winona, Mississippi, and after participating in the Sunflower County Freedom Project in the summer of 2018, he was inspired to work on creating a similar program in Winona. “The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows […]
Congratulations to the 2019 Barksdale Award Winner Maureen Maher! A junior psychology major, Maureen will be taking a 42-day road trip through 12 national parks this summer. Her $5,000 award will allow her to conduct a multilayer study on the national park seasonal worker, and her research will culminate in her honors thesis. Way to […]
Kaitlyn Barton (SMBHC 15) is featured in a recent article by Mississippi Today about the Delta teacher shortage. Read the story here.
Bruce Levingston has had an incredible start to 2019. Read about it here.
Some honors ambassadors and members of the Honors Senate and Honors College Minority Engagement Club mailed Valentine cards to some of our SMBHC donors as a sweet way of saying, “Thanks!” Students are afforded extraordinary opportunities thanks to our donors’ generosity, and we are grateful. If you would like to make a contribution to the […]