We are thrilled to announce that SMBHC student Joshua Mannery is a Truman Scholarship finalist! There were over 800 applications and 60 awards are made annually. Joshua will now proceed to final round interviews in Nashville, TN, on March 18th. Joshua is a Political Science and English double major from Jackson, MS. Passionately believing in […]
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College welcomes 408 students into its Class of 2023. This stellar class averages a 31.3 on the ACT and a 3.98 high school GPA. The students hail from 27 states, with 56% being from the state of Mississippi. We look forward to meeting all of you at an Orientation session […]
Whither the State of Mississippi? Professors, we invite you to create a course (1- to 3-hours) preparing students to engage the questions surrounding Mississippi at Mid-Century: Our current brain drain, disappearing labor force, and declining population decimate our State of Mississippi. Design a course that engages the questions that create directions and suggestions for policies […]
Honors sophomore Mitchell Palmertree has been selected to be a Mount Vernon Leadership Fellow! Mitchell is a public policy leadership major from Winona, Mississippi, and after participating in the Sunflower County Freedom Project in the summer of 2018, he was inspired to work on creating a similar program in Winona. “The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows […]
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has proclaimed April 9, 2018, as “Bruce Levingston Day.” Please read more about this honor given to the Chancellor’s Honors College Artist-in-Residence and holder of the Lester Glenn Fant Chair.