Douglas Williams, who graduated in May 09 with a B.A. in English and Economics, was recently selected as a recipient of a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship. Douglas applied to spend AY 2010/11 in Canada, Kenya, the United Kingdom, or Malawi.; the placement will be determined by Rotary International. Read the announcement here http://rotarydistrict6800.org/district_news.html, as well as […]
Devon Emig (junior, German major) has been awarded a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant. Each year, Phi Kappa Phi, the undergraduate honor society, awards fifty grants of $1,000 to winners selected from a nationwide pool of applications. The deadline for applying is in February each year; applicants must have between 30 and 90 credit […]
We welcome Dava Sobel, renowned author and recent writer-in-residence at the University of Chicago, to understand and marvel at the world that Galileo discovered with his telescope in 1609. Our Fall Convocation will begin tonight, September 14, at 7 p.m. in the Ford Center and we look forward to seeing you there!
The Honors College welcomes a record 280 freshmen who will be joining us this fall. We look forward to seeing you soon at Orientation. Look for a letter from us in the coming week with details about Orientation and your summer reading!
Congratulations to 12 Junior entry scholars and 103 SMBHC Scholars who graduated on Saturday May 9th. Chinelo Udemgba welcomed friends and family to the SMBHC Commissioning Ceremony held at the Ford Center on Friday, May 8th; John Darnell delivered the keynote address with wit and wisdom; and Alecia Waite charged her colleagues to live courageously. […]
Congratulations to Lee Ellis Moore (B.S. in Biology) who was one of four Ole Miss track and field athletes named an All-American at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships. Lee is just the second Ole Miss male athlete to be named an All-American in the 400 meter hurdles.
Chancellor Dan Jones and Provost Morris Stocks visited the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College on Tuesday, July 7th. Chancellor Jones toured the building and met with the Honors College staff to learn about our successes and challenges.
Professor Brian Greene welcomed our freshmen class with an energetic discussion of strings, space, and the beginning of time during the SMBHC Freshman retreat. Click here to see some of the retreat pictures.
The Honors College welcomes a student body of 860 students, a record-breaking enrollment, including 280 freshmen, its largest class ever. The freshman class includes 44 valedictorians and 34 National Merit and National Achievement Finalists. We wish you a great Fall semester!
Seniors, be sure to submit your completed Senior Thesis form by Friday, September 4. Forms should be turned in to room 302 of the Honors College. If you have any questions, contact Dr. Young or Dr. Samonds (whoever is your academic counselor).