The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College welcomes 462 students into its Class of 2024. This class is second in size only to the Fall 2016 class of 474. This fall’s cohort averages a 31.5 on the ACT and a 3.97 high school GPA. The students hail from 28 states, with 57% being from the state […]
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.