Welcome to the Gordy Honors College at MUW
The Gordy Honors College supports students with a track record of academic excellence and intellectual motivation as they seek to take their accomplishments to the next level. The Honors College has exciting and diverse programs such as the Residential Honors Program and the Honors Study Abroad. The Honors College presents the Forum Series each semester. The Forum Series is one of the premier lecture series in the state.
Members of the Honors College have a myriad of special opportunities presented to them. They have had the chance to meet authors such as Joy Castro, Melissa Delbridge, and Rick Bragg. Honors students had a private round-table discussion about international affairs with former Secretary of Defense William Cohen. Members have been given the opportunity to meet with civil rights legend and comedian Dick Gregory, founding member of the rap group Public Enemy Chuck D., and Academy Award winning actress Marlee Matlin.
Members may apply for grants to support undergraduate research and travel to regional and national honors conferences. Members may also work toward leadership opportunities within the Honors College. These positions include: service on the Student Honors Committee, Mentors to the Residential Honors Program, Community Living liaison, and employment as the administrative assistant to the Honors College.
Take some time to explore what the Gordy Honors College has to offer by following the tabbed links above.
The office of the Gordy Honors College is located on the first floor of Whitfield Hall on the campus of MUW.
Gordy Honors College
Mississippi University for Women
1100 College St.
Columbus MS, 39701
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