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

Nic Ezzell, Goldwater Scholar

MSU's Latest Goldwater Scholar

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

50 Years of Honors

50 Years of Honors

Mississippi State University celebrates 50 years of Honors


Jacob Easley (Photo by Beth Wynn)

Jacob Easley


Starkville native Jacob Easley stayed local when he decided to attend Mississippi State University in 2016, but his experience at MSU has helped him gain a global perspective on engineering.

Dr. Brian Shoup

Dr. Brian Shoup


Dr. Brian Shoup is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration where he teaches comparative politics and public policy.

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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