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Honorable Mentions is the official podcast of the Shackouls Honors College at Mississippi State University. Hosted by Wade Leonard, listeners will hear interviews with faculty, students, and alumni of the Honors College. It's a perfect introduction to Mississippi's largest and arguably most remarkable Honors College.

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Honorable Mentions is the official podcast of the Shackouls Honors College at Mississippi State University. Hosted by Wade Leonard, listeners will hear interviews with faculty, students, and alumni of the Honors College. It's a perfect introduction to Mississippi's largest and arguably most remarkable Honors College.

    Ray Gildea and The Astronaut Scholarship

    Ray Gildea and The Astronaut Scholarship

    Today on Honorable Mentions, Wade chats with Mr. Ray Guildea whose generous support has made it possible for Mississippi State University to offer its students the Astronaut Scholarship (awarded in support with the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation)....

    • 39 min
    Dr. Donald Shaffer

    Dr. Donald Shaffer

    Dr. Donald Shaffer is the Director for African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and serves as the mentor to the Presidential Scholars program at the Schackouls Honors College. In this episode, Dr. Shaffer talks about his journey to...

    • 28 min
    Field Brown

    Field Brown

    On this episode of Honorable Mentions Wade speaks to Field Brown, Mississippi State University's most recent Rhodes Scholar. Field talks about what it was like pursuing the Rhodes, what life was like in England, and how the Honors College paved the way...

    • 29 min
    Dr. Seth Oppenheimer

    Dr. Seth Oppenheimer

    For more than 30 years, Dr. Seth Oppenheimer has served as a mathematics professor at Mississippi State University. Along with his other work, Dr. O also serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Shackouls Honors College. During this...

    • 38 min
    Jayla Mondy

    Jayla Mondy

    Presidential Scholar and biochemistry major Jayla Mondy spends a few minutes with Wade in the Honorable Mentions studio to talk about her time at Mississippi State and how the Honors College has shaped and formed her experience at the University.

    • 11 min
    Brady Kruse

    Brady Kruse

    Brady Kruse is a senior computer science major at Mississippi State University and a member of the Shackouls Honors College. On today's episode, Brady talks about being an Honors student, the incredible experiences a person can have by taking advantage...

    • 20 min

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