Millsaps Bulletin

A monthly newsletter for alumni, family, and friends of Millsaps College

November 2012

Millsaps Announces New Scholarship Program

High-achieving Mississippi students have a new opportunity to fund their college education through a program that recognizes top students in the state and encourages them to remain in Mississippi for their higher education.

Major Minds of Mississippi

Photos from Homecoming 2012

Millsaps Homecoming Weekend 2012 took place Friday, November 2 - Sunday, November 4. Check out a slideshow of photos from the weekend's events!

Homecoming 2012

Hearin Grant Assists Midtown Development

Millsaps College has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Robert N. Hearin Foundation to assist in the development of a business incubator in Jackson's Midtown neighborhood.

Hearin Foundation Grant

ElseWorks Program Advises Mississippi Choctaws

When the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians wanted advice about how to encourage entrepreneurial development among its 10,000 members, the tribe sought expertise from the Else School of Management.


Pinciotti Leads the Charge for Majors (

With every touchdown that Millsaps quarterback Garrett Pinciotti throws, the Majors keep adding to that win column.

Garrett Pinciotti

UNO Student Says "Thank You" to Millsaps

On August 27, Millsaps welcomed over 100 students from UNO seeking shelter as Hurricane Isaac loomed in the Gulf. One of those students later sent a letter of gratitude to the Millsaps community.

UNO students at Millsaps

Best-Selling Author David Sedaris Speaks at Millsaps

English professor and author Steve Kistulentz blogs about David Sedaris' recent event at Millsaps, which brought a packed house to the AC Recital Hall.

David Sedaris

Millsaps Theatre Presents Distracted, by Lisa Loomer

A hilarious, provocative, and poignant look at a modern family and an epidemic dilemma: Are we so tuned in to our 24/7, info-rich world that we've tuned out what really matters?

Distracted by Lisa Loomer

Mentors Play Major Role in Graduates' Careers

Good deeds come in many forms. For Dr. John Sawyer, B.A. 2005, a good deed performed by Dr. Sarah Richie, B.S. 1999, has changed the course of his career.

Dr. Sarah Richie and Dr. John Sawyer

Millsaps Beta Gamma Sigma Named Premier Chapter

The Millsaps College Beta Gamma Sigma chapter recently received good news: It has been named a premier chapter for the 2011-2012 year.

Beta Gamma Sigma

Griffin Named 2012 Humanities Teacher of the Year

Professor of English Dr. Eric Griffin will give a public lecture entitled "'Ye strangers that doe inhabite in this land': Shakespeare and Immigration" on Thursday, November 8.

Dr. Eric Griffin

Upcoming Events

See what's happening on campus, around the neighborhood, and across the country. Public lectures, alumni events, Community Enrichment courses, music and theatre events, and more.

Events Calendar

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