Eric Griffin receives Trimble Chair Hussa and Toyota receive inbre Grant Phi Beta Kappa Krystal Jackson Compass Curriculum

Dr. Eric Griffin, Renowned Professor and Scholar, Receives Chair


The Trimble Chair recognizes a faculty member in the English department at Millsaps who has attained the rank of full professor and consistently exceeded the College’s standards for that rank. The standards include outstanding teaching; distinguished faculty leadership and devoted service to students, the faculty and the College; and mature scholarship in the individual’s subject area or widely acclaimed accomplishments in the creative arts.

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Eric Griffin receives Trimble Chair


Hussa and Toyota Receive Grant from the Mississippi IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence


Two Millsaps College professors have received a grant to support development of science classes that will investigate the questions: “Will the World Be Ruled by Zombies?” and “The Five Second Rule: Can I Still Eat It?”

“Our universal goal with these classes is to establish a new method of student-driven learning among freshmen, which will hopefully make it more exciting and engaging to learn science as science is done--by applying the scientific method--instead of reading a textbook,” Toyota said.

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Hussa and Toyota receive INBRE grant


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.”

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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.

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Krystal Jackson


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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