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On February 20, 2024, Dean Scurlock and members of the SMBHC team dined with our honors scholarship holders at the Jackson Avenue Center. We are thankful for the donors that help these students thrive, and we are thankful for our students!
Honors Welcome Week kicked off on Sunday, August 13, at the Ford Center with a lovely, informative concert by Bruce Levingston. We’re especially grateful for the work of Honors Welcome Week coordinator and honors student, Natalie Gumm, who worked closely with Penny Leeton and Kayla VonBurg-King to welcome over 500 honors freshmen. For the first […]
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 […]
We are excited to welcome our newest members of the Honors Scholars program (formerly called the Junior-Entry program). On August 26th in the Great Room, we hosted dozens of new citizen scholars who are eager to connect with our SMBHC family and embark on their capstone journey. We appreciate the encouraging remarks from Interim Dean […]
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)
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 […]