Harriet and Warren Stephens made a $50,000 gift to UM “because of the positive impact the arts and humanities have on all segments of society.” The gift is in honor of Bruce Levingston, the Chancellor’s Honors College Artist-in-Residence and holder of the Lester Glenn Fant Chair at the University of Mississippi. We are thankful! Read […]
Celebrate 25 Years of Scholarly Excellence at the University of Mississippi! The time is now to join the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Members of the University of Mississippi community are challenging you to make a difference in the lives of Honors College scholars. Maximize your Giving Day impact […]
WE ARE GRATEFUL! Dr. Marc E. Walker (SMBHC 06) and his wife, Dr. Caroline Aldridge Walker, are establishing the Walker Family Endowment with a $150,000 gift to the university that will benefit SMBHC students. A plastic surgeon and Mississippi’s only pediatric and congenital hand surgeon, Dr. Marc E. Walker is the founder and clinical director […]
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 have bittersweet news. This month, Anthony Heaven is embarking on a new adventure as Associate Director of Development for the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. As he successfully has done at UM, Dr. Heaven will serve as a philanthropic connector helping to engage donors and co-create opportunities of impact. Dr. […]
Please read this story by Christian Middleton of the Mississippi Free Press.
On February 28th, members of our SMBHC Leadership Council gathered for a full day of collaborative goal setting and engaging sessions with SMBHC staff, faculty, and students. Our Leadership Council members dedicate their time, talent, and treasure to the SMBHC, and we are thankful! If you would like to know more about the Leadership Council, […]
On Friday, September 13th, the newly established SMBHC Leadership Council held its first meeting at the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. The council met with the SMBHC dean and staff and also interacted with current honors students. We look forward to working with our vibrant council to impact the SMBHC through advocacy, philanthropy and service. […]