Alicia Brown and Dr. Mark Keenum

Meet MSU's Newest Truman Scholar

Alicia Brown is the University's Most Recent Truman Scholar

50 Years of Honors

50 Years of Honors

Learn About A Half Century of Honors At Mississippi State University

Forging the Path of Leadership

Forging the Path of Leadership

Meet Honors Students Laura Herring, FeiFei Zeng, and Gentry Burkes

Semaj Martin Redd at Princeton

Semaj Martin-Redd Attends Summer Institute at Princeton

Nic Ezzell, Goldwater Scholar

MSU's Latest Goldwater Scholar

Laurel Native Nic Ezzell Has Been Named MSU's Latest Goldwater Scholar


Laura Ingouf

Laura Ingouf


A love of learning about languages and cultures attracted Laura Ingouf to Mississippi State, and this passion continues to drive her in and out of the classroom. The Decatur, Alabama, native is a history and anthropology double-major, College of Arts and Sciences Ambassador and Presidential Scholar who enjoys studying how culture and language are used to empower groups and communities to do good.

Melanie Loehwing

Dr. Melanie Loehwing


Mississippi State University communication faculty member Melanie E. Loehwing is the winner of the 2019 National Communication Association Diamond Anniversary Book Award for her publication on homelessness and the relationship between public policy and ideas and practices of democracy.

In Pursuit of Honors

CSU Behavioral Science Building. Most of the buildings on campus are a combination of glass and stone and are absolutely gorgeou

1,000 Miles Away

For the next two months, I am spending the summer in the beautiful city of Fort Collins, Colorado. As of now, I’ve been here for roughly four days and I’ve picked up on quite a few little cultural differences.

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Ciarra Smith on June 8, 2017

Trip to the state capitol in Jackson, MS to meet with female representatives, lobbyists, head of state agencies, and other leade

NEW Ideas, NEW Friends, NEW Leadership

For the past week, these are the questions we are asked to confront every day at the Mississippi University for Women’s N.E.W. Leadership program, a free five-day residential program for Mississippi college women.

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Joy Cariño on June 6, 2017

I was working with Alexander, this friendly thirteen year-old boy who I do believe was the nephew of our assigned family. He was

Travels to Tegucigalpa

So far this summer I have had the amazing opportunity to travel with Global Brigades to Honduras, where I shadowed doctors, spoke with children about issues ranging from oral hygiene to cancer, and helped build a bathroom and washing station for a hardworking and kind local family.

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Katelyn Provine on June 6, 2017

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Shackouls Summer Study at
The University of Oxford

The Shackouls Summer Study at the University of Oxford is a highly selective program that affords the most academically qualified students with a true Oxford experience and scholarship support.

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Hall of Fame

Meet all winners from the Office of Prestigious External Scholarships.

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The Presidential Scholarships and the Provost Scholarships are Mississippi State University’s most prestigious freshman awards.

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Aletheia 2018


Issue 1, Fall 2018

In this issue…
In this issue of Aletheia, the Shackouls Honors College highlights recent student success, profiles some remarkable young women who are part of the program, and looks at other ways the Honors College motivates students to meet their potential.

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