Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mentions - The Official Podcast of the Shackouls Honors College

Check out the new official podcast of the Shackouls Honors College.

Semaj Martin Redd at Princeton

Semaj Martin-Redd Attends Summer Institute at Princeton

Virtual Sessions

Honors College Virtual Sessions for Prospective Students

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 1:00 pm CST. Click here to register.

Early Honors Academy

Early Honors Academy

Hannah Scheafer

MSU's Newest Goldwater Scholar

Honors Student Hannah Scheafer


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.

Dr. LaShaun Simpson

Dr. LaShan Simpson


Two Mississippi State faculty members have been elected to leadership roles in the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. MAS has elected LaShan Simpson and Raja Reddy in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as president and president-elect, respectively.

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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Undergraduate Research and Creative Discovery

Undergraduate research and creative discovery afford you the opportunity to apply what you already know to new issues that interest you, and allows you to develop new skills.

It is our hope that you will learn what sort of creative work a scholar in your field does. You will meet others with similar interests, gain confidence, immerse yourself in the intellectual environment at MSU, and use your experiences to help you choose a future career path. The creation of new works fuels the joy of discovery. Find out where your imagination can take you.

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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