On Saturday, March 4th, the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College hosted the Honors Silver Gala in the ballroom at The Inn at Ole Miss. Over 300 honors students, alumni, donors, staff, faculty, and other stakeholders celebrated the successes of the past 25 years and gave a standing ovation to Jim Barksdale for his family’s generosity […]
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 […]
SMBHC Dean Douglass Sullivan-González, Professor Ethel Scurlock, and other UM administrators helped make a loving mother’s dying wish come true. Honors senior Lilianne McKissack and her younger brother, a senior in high school, were able to graduate early so that their mother could celebrate with them. For the full story, click here.
A $100,000 gift to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College (SMBHC) pays tribute to two former University of Mississippi faculty members — one for his innovative approach to instruction and the other for his impact on the donor’s education and career path. The gift, made by an Honors Program graduate who preferred to remain anonymous, […]
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Welcome to the SMBHC and Orientation details for the Class of 2024! Please explore the following links and videos for all you need to know about orientation, registration, and expectations for SMBHC students: Frequently Asked Questions Overview of SMBHC Expectations for the First Year Learn more about the SMBHC Class of 2024! For general questions […]
The Office for National Scholarship Advisement is thrilled to announce that JAX DALLAS and WILLIAM MEADOR have been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship! Jax Dallas (left) and William Meador The Goldwater is one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics in the United States. It identifies and supports […]
Last Friday in New Orleans, SMBHC alum and SMBHC Leadership Council member Alysson Mills hosted an alumni reception in her beautiful home, where Anthony Heaven and DSG shared recent SMBHC successes with alumni, students, and special guests.
Thanks to SMBHC students Liza Boyer, Leah Davis, Trip Johnson, and Jordan Watts for representing the honors college at the National Collegiate Honors Council conference in New Orleans! Liza and Leah joined Senior Barksdale Fellow Ashleen Williams and Associate Dean Jennifer Parsons for a panel presentation on collecting credentials and imposter syndrome. Williams, ONSA Director […]
The 2019 Honors Report has arrived! TAKE A LOOK! Special thanks to the following: Stefanie Goodwiller, Jennifer Parsons, Benita Whitehorn, Yasmeen Adbo, Ainsley Ash, Devna Bose, Brittany Brown, Sariyah Coleman, Eveanne Eason, Jacob Ferguson, Nakiyah Jordan, Swetha Manivannan, Liam Nieman, Ellie Smith, Jessica Tran, Kristen Vise, John Michael Walker, Arielle Wallace, Kevin Bain, Thomas Graning, […]