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Q&A with Victoria Gorham

Q&A with Victoria Gorham

Millsaps was a transformative institution for me. I always knew I wanted to teach at a liberal arts college like it when I finished graduate school.

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Millsaps Approves New Majors and Master’s Programs

Millsaps Approves New Majors and Master’s Programs

Keeping with our vision to produce informed, creative-thinking and versatile people who are career-ready, Millsaps College recently expanded its curriculum by approving six new majors for undergraduates and two new master’s degree programs.

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‘Random’ Passions Become a Profession at Millsaps

‘Random’ Passions Become a Profession at Millsaps

Claire Azordegan, a junior at Millsaps College, may seem to have interests scattered in many different directions, but for her, it all fits together seamlessly. For starters, she is majoring in both Spanish and anthropology while also pursuing a minor in biology. She is a member of the Rotaract Club …

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Brittany Wilson Named Semi-Finalist for Fulbright Award

Brittany Wilson Named Semi-Finalist for Fulbright Award

Brittany Wilson, a senior, majoring in math and creative writing, has been recognized as a semi-finalist for a Fulbright U.S. Student Program English Teaching Assistantship to Taiwan for the 2024-2025 academic year. The Fulbright Program, operating in more than 160...

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Trusting the Process in Arts Research at Millsaps

Trusting the Process in Arts Research at Millsaps

Millsaps students often explore partnerships between seemingly separate fields, even within their own majors. For studio arts major Mary Noble Howard, the partnership between traditional and digital arts opened the door for hands-on research through Millsaps’ honors...

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Nine Questions with Ricky James

Nine Questions with Ricky James

Ricky James ’04 is the Dean of the Chapel at Millsaps College. He sat down with us to share his story and what made him return to Millsaps. Where are you from originally? I am from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and attended Hattiesburg High School. Where did you attend...

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History at Home and Abroad with Millsaps

History at Home and Abroad with Millsaps

Millsaps College was in Connor Sutton’s plans from the get-go. Sutton, who is from Biloxi, Mississippi and attended St. Patrick’s Catholic High School, was interested in Millsaps because his mother graduated from the college. Shortly after coming to campus, he...

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A Classic Love Story: Millsaps Edition

A Classic Love Story: Millsaps Edition

Some people say you shouldn’t work with your spouse. Millsaps College professors Dr. Jenni Lewton-Yates and Dr. David Yates do a good job of proving that theory wrong. Lewton-Yates grew up in northeast Ohio and took Latin as a foreign language in high school. She...

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Millsaps College Names Frank Neville as its 12th President

Millsaps College Names Frank Neville as its 12th President

The Millsaps College Board of Trustees has named Frank Neville as its 12th president following an extensive national search. Neville was unanimously selected by the 17-member search committee, which consisted of trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, and students. On...

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Waits Scholars Program Provides Legacy for Students

Waits Scholars Program Provides Legacy for Students

Of the names engraved on the Founders Bell Tower at Millsaps College, Jim and Fentress Boone Waits are two of the most recent additions. Following Fentress’ death in 2019, Jim Waits made a planned gift in December 2020 to establish the Waits Scholars program, an...

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Nine Questions with Dr. Michael Pickard

Nine Questions with Dr. Michael Pickard

Dr. Michael Pickard ’04 is an associate professor of English and chair of the English Department at Millsaps College, and also serves as Eudora Welty Chair of Southern Literature. What do you teach at Millsaps? I have taught everything from our department’s gateway...

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2023 Millsaps Homecoming and Family Weekend!

2023 Millsaps Homecoming and Family Weekend!

Get ready for Homecoming! On October 20-22, we will welcome alumni to campus for Homecoming weekend. Alumni, faculty and staff are encouraged to register for weekend events here. Student events are planned throughout the week: Monday, October 16: 50's Diner-style...

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Finding New Experiences at Millsaps and Abroad

Finding New Experiences at Millsaps and Abroad

Millsaps College was an easy choice for Abigail Smith.  Smith, a senior at Millsaps, grew up in Florence, Mississippi, and transferred to the college after starting her college journey at Meridian Community College.  “I grew up around Jackson, so coming back to a...

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