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Our vision is to be known as a university recognized for academic excellence and commitment to the cause of Christ.
Hanna Tucker believes Mississippi College's strong rankings in "U.S. News & World Report" are well-deserved.
Audiences across the globe love fairy tales like Cinderella, the Little Mermaid & Sleeping Beauty. Mississippi College students will be the stars in an upcoming opera production that spotlights a portion of the famous fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel."
"I'm excited," says Longabaugh, one of the premier coaches in the Gulf South Conference. He's not just fired up about the promising 2018 season on the field ahead. Longabaugh is thrilled his talented squad will participate in a first-of-its-kind clinical trial by a research team at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Jeremy Gore sharpened his game as he qualified for the USA Para table tennis program.
Transfers attending Mississippi College comprise a major chunk of the enrollment at the 5,200-student university. And many of the undergraduates continue to come from nearby Hinds Community College. Leading the wave of 508 transfers to Mississippi College last year were 115 former Hinds CC students. Mississippi's largest two-year school, Hinds operates campuses in Raymond, Utica, Vicksburg, Pearl and Jackson. Opening its doors in 1917, Hinds has served as a strong feeder school to the Baptist-affiliated university for generations.
ne hundred years after that epic piece of Romanian history, six Mississippi College students and alumni will travel to the European nation on a unified front as summer missionaries. The MC delegation plays a significant role among forty-five people who will minister in orphanages and churches in the western part of Romania. The visitors from Southern churches will lead a Vacation Bible School, minister to children in local villages, host parties for young people and build their faith. Their mission trip is set for June 24-July 4.
This summer, Mississippi College student, Aaron Plunkett was selected as part of a group of only 34 students in Mississippi to participate in a biomedical research internship through Mississippi IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Research Scholars program.
Whether their connections to the 5,200-student university began decades ago or they're new to the Blue & Gold family, 200 incoming freshmen received a warm welcome at orientation. Activities began Thursday May 31, including a dinner with President-elect Blake Thompson serving as the featured speaker.
The Mississippi College Office of Academic Affairs releases the president's list after the close of fall and spring semesters each academic year. To be eligible for the President's List, a student must maintain a 4.0 grade point average, based on a 4.0 system. The student must take a full course load of at least 12 semester hours of undergraduate credit with all academic courses impacting their grade point average.
Mississippi College recently held its annual Honors Convocation to recognize students academic and service achievements within the university and community. Hosted by First Baptist Church Clinton, students, parents, and faculty were in attendance to honor the selected students during the university's chapel service.
Mississippi College leaders recently recognized 89 outstanding students at the initial meeting of the newly revised "Who's Who" chapter on the Clinton campus.
The Mississippi College London semester program is about to embark in it's 29th year. Taking 20 students once again, this program allows students to experience day-to-day life as well as balancing five college classes and over 30 course-related excursions. Accompanying the students this year are Dr. Steven Price and Dr. Christopher Weeks. For the majority of their stay, the students are housed in a bed and breakfast and are within walking distance of many major sites, including the British Museum. One month of their trip they will experience a home stay with a local family to fully embrace British culture. Students also have the opportunity to travel elsewhere for spring break. Previous trips have included Scotland and Northern England.
Kassie Cox accomplished one dream as the new Choctaw Indian Princess. Coming at the Choctaw Indian Festival over the summer, the pageant honor marked one more major goal achievement for the energetic Mississippi College sophomore. As princess, Kassie shares her vast knowledge of the history, culture, fashions, and hard work ethic of the tribe on an East Mississippi reservation near Philadelphia.
The Mississippi College debate team recently turned in solid performances at the Red River Classic tournament at Louisiana State University-Shreveport. Results show MC earned three octofinalist trophies, two quarter-finalist trophies and one finalist. William Moore of Alexandria, Virginia, the university's best finisher, ended with an impressive 9-2 record. MC debaters Jo Doucette of Magnolia, Miss. and Moore earned fourth and third-place speaker awards. Several other Mississippi College debaters made the trip to the Bayou State. Others included: Christian Wear, Creed Hendrickson, Warren Tripp, and Muriel Collins. Collins of Union, Miss. and Wear of Abita Springs, Louisiana finished the competition as quarterfinalists.