The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Commissioning took place at the Ford Center on Friday, May 10, 2019. Before a packed house, Jessica Tran welcomed everyone, Jarvis Benson delivered the address, and Jacob Ferguson provided the charge. Ellie Smith served as Class Marshal. Yasmeen Abdo was awarded the Dean’s Prize for earning 70 honors hours–the highest amount in her class, and tied for the second-highest […]
Congratulations to English major and honors senior Jacob Ferguson! From the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History’s website: Jacob Ferguson is the winner of the 2018-2019 Franklin Riley prize for best undergraduate paper for his work on “Paternalism and Property Rights in the Slaveholding South: F.A.P. Barnard’s Trial at the University of Mississippi, White Southerners, […]
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)
If you are interested in becoming an Honors Ambassador, please fill out the application and return to the SMBHC by Wednesday, September 6, by 5 p.m. Questions? Email Mrs. Connor Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org. Mrs. Phillips (center) with Honors Ambassadors (L-R) Jacob Ferguson, Dottie Reid, Malerie Lovejoy, and Jarvis Benson.