Honors College E-News

May 9, 2016


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Spotlight: Eagles SPUR Gabbie MunnGood luck on your finals!

Happenings: Library Survey

Leadership: CBCF • Washington Center

Services: On-Campus Support Groups

HC: Request for Pics • Contact Us


A Big Congratulations to our Honors Scholars!

The results for the 2016 Eagles SPUR award are in!

The Center for Undergraduate Research awarded the following students $1000 research grants for a research or creative endeavor with one of our faculty members.

Annabelle Clark, Biological Sciences, Shreveport, La. (Dr. Shahid Karim*)
Courtney Filliben, Biological Sciences, South Miami, Fla. (Dr. Micheal Davis*)
Sarah Long, Mathematics, Mobile, Ala. (Dr. James Lambers*)
Catalina Olavarria, Psychology, Ocean Springs, Miss. (Dr. Alen Hajnal*)
Tera Wilson, Criminal Justice, Chunchula, Ala. (Dr. Alan Thompson*)

*faculty mentor

Congrats Gabbie!

Junior Gabbie Munn has received one of only three nationally competitive internships offered through Tri Delta sorority and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This internship is a once in a lifetime opportunity and will give Munn some great experience in leadership and organizational skills.

Congratulations Gabbie!

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University Library Survey

University Libraries wants to hear from you!

This survey will help the University Library system cater their service better towards the needs of the current students, faculty, and staff.

Check out the link and help the University help you!

It will remain open through finals week.


Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

The internship programs through the CBCF prepare college students from all over the nation to become principled leaders, skilled policy analysts, and informed advocates through experience with legislators and leaders in all branches of government.

Three internships are available this summer with several scholarship opportunities for interested students.

•For more information visit their homepage, or contact Jaylen Hackett at: jaylen.hackett@eagles.usm.edu.

Deadline: Saturday, April 30

The Washington Center Program

Students interested in a dynamic internship experience in Washington DC this summer should make an appointment with Robyn Curtis to learn more about the academic program. Spend ten weeks in Washington DC gaining hands-on experience in a variety of fields. Participants earn 9 credit hours and there is some scholarship assistance.


On-Campus Support Group Information (Tel: 601-266-4829)