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Classics Club Conquers the annual "Tasting at the Tents" during Homecoming 2013.
The club members seized a clear victory in the category of Best Presentation for Numidian Chicken.
The REAL Greek Week III
Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 2013
Classical Studies sponsored a week-long celebration of all things classical in October-- Students in Classical Mythology class led the "Myth Campaign" to choose the campus's favorite mythological hero as the unofficial myth mascot for the college. Greco-Roman Breakfast was prepared by Dr. Holly Sypniewski's Gender and Sexuality class and served outside the Caf'. Once again, Dr. David Yates' War and Society class "Beseiged the Bowl" as they weilded 50 PVC-pipe spears and put Greek tactics to the test.
Our invited guest was Dr. Hilary Becker (University of Mississippi) who explored how the Romans developed an array of natural pigments to create their fabulous wall frescos. After her presentation, Dr. Becker led a hands-on workshop on how to make frescos using ancient techniques.
Mississippi Junior Classical League Statewide Convention
Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Hosted by the Department of Classical Studies at Millsaps College. For more information, visit the National Junior Classical League, or view the JCL Convention Program Flyer (PDF) for a full schedule of events.
We had an excellent time with students from eleven schools from throughout Mississippi! See our Facebook page for more photos.
March Madness! Certamen teams from SBEC and Warren Central wait to buzz in as Dr. Yates reads another question in the second bracket of the Certamen MS State Championship.