Jennifer Parsons joined the SMBHC family as an Academic Counselor in August 2008, became the Assistant Dean in July 2015, and was named Interim Associate Dean in July 2018. Born in Missouri and raised in Oklahoma, Jennifer graduated from Harding University in Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in English and completed her master’s degree in higher education at the University of Mississippi. Currently, she is pursuing her doctoral degree in higher education. Jennifer advises honors freshmen and sophomores along with half of third- and fourth-year honors students as well as oversees all SMBHC development efforts and communications, including the annual Honors Report and the SMBHC website and social media accounts.
Jennifer enjoys movie-going solo almost as much as she loves her husband and three children.