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Caleb Martin

“A More Purposeful Approach”

An honest conversation with Aaron Pelch, then head football coach and now athletic director at Millsaps College, helped direct Caleb Martin on his path through college and law school. “During… Read More »

“I Felt Supported Every Step of the Way”

In the fall of her senior year at Millsaps College, Sophie Lipman was applying to law school and shared her list of schools with Kenneth Townsend, one of her professors…. Read More »

Millsaps College/Chism Strategies State of the State Survey: Voters Unsure about COVID-19 Vaccine

An alarming number of Mississippi voters, nearly 50%, say they may refuse to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or are unsure if they will get it when it becomes available to… Read More »

Lacee Winfield

“It Is Okay to Challenge Ideologies”

Lacee Winfield’s career aspiration is built around policy and philanthropy. A senior from Memphis, Tennessee, following graduation Winfield hopes to oversee programming in a foundation or lead research for a… Read More »

Purpose and Place

Candace Mckenzie views The Purple & White as more than a campus media outlet. “A student newspaper is a reflection of our shared similarities and differences as a campus body,… Read More »

Campus Ministry Staff

“Go to Softball Practice. It Will Lead You to Renewed Purpose.”

These words were shared with the Millsaps College Board of Trustees in the October 23, 2020 homily by The Rev. Dr. Joey Shelton, dean of the chapel and director of… Read More »

The College and COVID — a Story of Commitment and Resilience during 2020

With cleaning supplies at every entrance, educational signage plastered throughout each building and the establishment of a dedicated quarantine and isolation residence hall, the Millsaps College campus looked remarkably different… Read More »

Fender Recognized with Distinguished Professor Award

The 2020 Distinguished Professor Award at Millsaps College has been awarded to Dr. Blakely Fox Fender, professor of economics and J. Armistead Brown Chair of Business Administration in the Else… Read More »

Millsaps College Recognized Again with Halbrook Award

Millsaps College has been honored as a recipient with the Halbrook Award in their Independent College and University Division. According to a release from Mississippi Public Universities, the award recognize… Read More »

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