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SYE Events

Senior Year Experience


Senior Class Gift
A personal token of appreciation donated by the senior class to the school, the gift is way to show our thanks to Millsaps for our college experiences and a lasting monument for the classes to come.

Senior Service Project
A community service project that caps seniors' firmly-established tradition of volunteering for service projects that have helped shape their Millsaps experience.

Senior Breakfast and Slide Show
Seniors enjoy a catered breakfast one weeknight in May, along with a slideshow of personal pictures that sums up their four-year journey together.

Hall of Fame/Who's Who Ceremony
A spring-semester event hosted by the juniors, congratulating the seniors honored in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. The ceremony also announces the four seniors who will be inducted into the Millsaps Hall of Fame for their contributions to the Millsaps community.

The Last Hurrah
The Last Hurrah is a party co-sponsored by Institutional Advancement and SYE that takes place after Baccalaureate. All family members are invited to come out and celebrate with graduates.

Business Etiquette Dinners
A dinner, hosted by Dean Katz, explaining the proper etiquette of a formal business dinner.

Senior Party
One of the last events of the Senior Year Experience, this is a themed party attended by all the seniors together.

Senior Service Ceremony
A ceremony allowing the seniors to share in one last ecumenical faith tradition at Millsaps.

Senior Social Circle
Two wine parties for seniors only, during the spring semester.

Coffee and Dessert Mixer
A mixer for the seniors during fall semester.

Careers and Candlelight
An evening for Jackson businessmen and -women to meet the seniors over hors d'oeuvres and wine. Careers gives the seniors a chance to make business connections in a social atmosphere.