Julian Murchison Commencement in the Bowl 2015 Compass Curriculum Andy Till

Dr. Julian Murchison Awarded Mellon Writing Fellow


Dr. Julian Murchison, associate professor of anthropology, has been awarded the first Mellon Writing Fellow at Millsaps College.

Murchison’s area of research and development will focus on the use of writing as an integral part of helping students understand themselves as actors in the social world.

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Julian Murchison


Millsaps College Holds 121st Commencement


It was a day to celebrate as 179 students received undergraduate degrees and 58 students received graduate degrees from Millsaps College in Jackson on May 9 during its 121st commencement.

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Commencement in the bowl


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


Coach Andy Till Encourages Athletes to be True to One's Self


Andy Till encourages each athlete he coaches to focus on three things every day – to be the best teammate possible, to give one’s best effort and be brave.

“I encourage each athlete to be true to one’s self first,” said Till, cross country and track and field coach at Millsaps. “I believe that’s the first step in becoming a really good athlete and teammate. It ties right into my most firm belief that runners run their best when they’re happy.”

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Andy Till


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