ALL TEN of UM’s 2022-2023 Hall of Fame inductees are members of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College! Congratulations to all (top, from left, and bottom, from left): Preston Antes (Economics & Public Policy Leadership) Jilkiah Bryant (Public Health and Health Sciences) Andy Flores (Public Policy Leadership & Philosophy) Kelly Li (Public Policy Leadership & […]
Celebrate 25 Years of Scholarly Excellence at the University of Mississippi! The time is now to join the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Members of the University of Mississippi community are challenging you to make a difference in the lives of Honors College scholars. Maximize your Giving Day impact […]
On Friday, October 14th, dozens gathered to honor Dr. John Winkle, professor emeritus of political science, at The John Winkle Room Dedication. Honors alumni Rachel Donald (SMBHC ‘10) and J.R. Rigby (SMBHC ‘03) gave touching tributes to Professor Winkle, and Dr. John Samonds shared impressive facts regarding Professor Winkle’s impact on honors education and honors […]
On November 19th, the SMBHC had the pleasure of hosting members of the Honors Leadership Council. The Honors Leadership Council is comprised of University Scholars alumni, honors program alumni, SMBHC alumni, currents students’ parents, and friends of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Council members provide vital financial support and steady wisdom to the SMBHC […]
On November 12th, the University of Mississippi launched a $1.5 billion campaign. The landing page nowandever.olemiss.edu is full of inspiring stories and features a video including SMBHC students and narrated by our SMBHC interim dean Dr. Ethel Young Scurlock. Make your gift to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College!
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 […]
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)
A $100,000 gift to the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College (SMBHC) pays tribute to two former University of Mississippi faculty members — one for his innovative approach to instruction and the other for his impact on the donor’s education and career path. The gift, made by an Honors Program graduate who preferred to remain anonymous, […]
During a 24-hour period beginning April 11, the University of Mississippi held its first GIVING DAY, which raised $542,990! Specifically, 79 gifts totaling $13,610 were designated for the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. THANK YOU for giving big to the SMBHC!