Ericka Wheeler Rhodes Scholar Millsaps College Diversity Statement Millsaps College 4 Year Guarantee Cheryl Cole Compass Curriculum

Millsaps College Student Ericka M. Wheeler Selected as Rhodes Scholar


Ericka M. Wheeler, a Millsaps College student from Carrollton, Mississippi, has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar, one of 32 selected from across the United States. Wheeler is scheduled to graduate from Millsaps in May 2016, with dual degrees in English and history and a near-perfect GPA. She is the first female, African-American Rhodes Scholar in Mississippi’s history, and the sixth Millsaps College student to earn the scholarship. Wheeler plans to study medical anthropology at Oxford University in England before returning to Mississippi for medical school.

Read the rest of Ericka's story here.

Ericka Wheeler Rhodes Scholar


Millsaps Issues Formal Statement on Diversity


“Millsaps College has a strong legacy in matters of social justice and individual rights. The ongoing support of this legacy is one of the major goals of our current strategic plan, 'Across the Street and Around the Globe: Partnerships and Influence at Millsaps College,’ in which we commit to ‘promote our heritage of social justice, commitment to freedom of thought, welcoming acceptance and inclusion of all people, and critical reflection on the most important questions in life’ and to ‘build on this heritage by developing an enhanced relationship with our founding body, the United Methodist Church.’

Read the rest of Dr. Pearigen's statement here.

Millsaps College diversity statement


Millsaps College Unveils Four-Year Graduation Guarantee


In conjunction with its new Compass Curriculum, Millsaps College has announced an initiative that guarantees graduation in four years, or the College will waive tuition and fees on courses required to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Read the press release here.

Read more about the guarantee here.

Millsaps College 4 Year Guarantee


Student Profile: Cheryl Cole


Cheryl Cole spent a month earlier this year in Tanzania as a surrogate mother to a young rhinoceros named Warren, whose mother was killed by poachers in Kruger National Park in South Africa. Poachers seek rhino horn, which they can sell for large amounts to people who mistakenly believe it is a cure for cancer, hangovers, and other ills.

Read the rest of Cheryl's story here.

Cheryl Cole


Compass Curriculum


The vision of Millsaps College affirms a dedication to engage students in a “transformative learning and leadership experience that results in personal and intellectual growth, commitment to good citizenship in our global society, and a desire to succeed and make a difference in every community they touch.” The new Compass Curriculum is a key building block in that experience, and offers all incoming first-year students (beginning fall 2015) a new and exciting tool to find their best path to graduation and beyond!

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Millsaps Compass Curriculum


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