Summer Science Splash Camp Phi Beta Kappa Krystal Jackson Julian Murchison Compass Curriculum

Summer Science Splash Camp


Are you a middle school student who loves science? Then come and join us for the newly instituted Summer Science Splash Camp, sponsored by the II-VI Foundation, at Millsaps College during summer 2015!

No particular advance science knowledge is required – just be motivated to learn and have fun in the process! This week-long residential summer camp includes research and science exploration led by certified science teachers during the day, and plenty of fun activities outside the lab in the late afternoon and evening, supervised by camp counselors who are well-trained Millsaps College students.

Read more about the camp and register here.

Summer Science Camp


2015 Phi Beta Kappa Recipients


Millsaps College was the first college or university in the state of Mississippi to be granted a Phi Beta Kappa Chapter. Mississippi was installed at Millsaps College on March 4, 1989, and since that time hundreds of Millsaps students have been initiated by the chapter.

Each spring semester the faculty and staff who are members of the Alpha of Mississippi Chapter meet to elect new members. According to the constitution of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, “the qualifications for membership...are high scholarship in the arts and sciences and good character.”

Read more about the recipients.

Phi Beta Kappa Millsaps College


Student Profile: Krystal Jackson


As a double major in music and studio art with concentrations in music history and painting, Jackson entertains a wide variety of interests, all of which she has found a niche for at Millsaps. She has performed with the Millsaps Singers and now plays piano for the Millsaps Jazz Ensemble and acts with the Millsaps Players.

Read more about Krystal.

Krystal Jackson


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.

Read more about Dr. Murchison.

Julian Murchison


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!

Read more about the Compass Curriculum.

Millsaps Compass Curriculum


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