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 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 […]
Our honors course listing for Spring 2021 is now available to view. Please note that due to Covid-19, the delivery format is subject to change. Also, check back regularly for updates as new classes may be added leading up to the spring semester, which begins on Tuesday, January 19th.
Thanks to everyone who came out to The Manship in Jackson for good food and conversation!
The SMBHC Commissioning ceremony took place on May 13th at the Gertrude C. Ford Center, where almost 200 SMBHC graduates received their stoles, medallions and certificates. Read John Yi’s Welcome, Maia Cotelo’s Address and Sara Kiparizoska’s Charge here. Congratulations to all of this year’s graduates!
Gerard Buskes is the 2016 Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Dr. Buskes is a professor of mathematics and teaches sections of Hon 101 and 102. Congratulations to Dr. Buskes!