Mississippi on the Mall took place this past weekend, and we are thankful for reconnecting with alumni and students over the past few days, including at a special reception with Honors and Croft alumni. We are proud of the many SMBHC alumni and students representing UM and Mississippi in our nation’s capital! A dozen photos […]
The Office of National Scholarship Advisement and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College are delighted to announce that CHARLOTTE ARMISTEAD has been named a 2021 Rangel Fellow. Charlotte, who comes from Mooreville, MS, is a senior at the University of Mississippi. She is a joint major in International Studies and Arabic completing a minor in […]
Caleb Ray has been awarded a prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship, which is part of the National Security Exchange Program. The Boren supports two semesters of study abroad. Caleb, an International Studies and Arabic Major from Mississippi, will use his Boren to complete his fifth year capstone in Morocco. Congratulations, Caleb!
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 […]
Farewell to three of our SMBHC staff! Associate Dean Debra Young has retired after 18 years with the honors college, and her first stop post-SMBHC will be Big Bend National Park. Accountant Fred Caraway leaves for Alaska after ten years with the SMBHC. Coordinator of Recruitment and Admissions Connor Phillips (SMBHC 17) has begun her […]
Croft and SMBHC seniors Madeleine Achgill and James DeMarshall have been named 2017 Boren Scholars and will be studying in China next year. Congratulations to Madeleine and James! Boren Awards provide funding for U.S. students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including […]