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 are excited to welcome our newest members of the Honors Scholars program (formerly called the Junior-Entry program). On August 26th in the Great Room, we hosted dozens of new citizen scholars who are eager to connect with our SMBHC family and embark on their capstone journey. We appreciate the encouraging remarks from Interim Dean […]
The SMBHC and ONSA are thrilled to announce SEVEN University of Mississippi Boren recipients! Boren Scholarships provide up to $25,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. BOREN RECIPIENT 2021: Brantley Damon is an Arabic major with minors in Teaching […]
All ten students of the 2020-2021 UM Student Hall of Fame are members of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Congratulations to Shelby D’Amico, Victoria Green, Asia Harden, Swetha Manivannan, Joshua Mannery, Harrison McKinnis, Gianna Schuetz, Robert “Cade” Slaughter, Madison Thornton, and Robert Wasson. #CitizenScholars (Photos courtesy of students pictured)
From the Honors Senate: HoCo Merch has officially dropped. Check out what we have to offer here: Long Sleeve T-Shirt Short Sleeve T-Shirt Quarter Zip Jacket Bucket Hat Merch will be coming down on March 2nd at midnight.
We are thankful for honors alumna JANET PILKO for generously establishing the Excellence in STEM Scholarship Endowment, which will support our honors students by advancing women in STEM fields. Ms. Pilko also serves on our SMBHC Leadership Council, and we are grateful for her investment and commitment to the honors college.
The Honors College Early-Action deadline is November 1st. If you would like to learn the admission decision by December 22nd, submit your application by 11:59 pm (CDT). As long as the student’s portion of the application is submitted by that time, the application will be considered on time. Letters of recommendation can be submitted by […]
Please read a letter addressed to our SMBHC family.
Congratulations to the 2019 HALL OF FAME inductees, especially to these eight SMBHC citizen scholars: Jarvis Benson, Skylyn Irby, Jaz Brisack, Mallie Embler, Blair Wortsmith, Jacob Ferguson, Levi Bevis, and Elam Miller. For full details on all ten inductees, go here. (Photo by Jennifer Parsons)
Congratulations to everyone who participated in and donated to this year’s RebelTHON. The year-long fundraiser culminated in a twelve-hour dance at the Turner Center on February 19th. Thanks to the tireless efforts of the RebelTHON board, led by honors student Maia Cotelo, the Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital received $112,603.56. WOW-WOW-WOW!