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Honors College Leadership Council

Honors College Leadership Council

About Us

The Honors College Leadership Council (HCLC) provides opportunities for the Honors College student body to participate, engage, and make a difference in the College and community. The Honors College is pleased to have students involved and making their voices heard as we shape the future of the College together.  At this time, the HCLC is active only on the Hattiesburg campus. 

Guided by a student President and a staff adviser, the HCLC is composed of six committees (Academic, Community Life, First-Year Mentors, Honors College Ambassadors, EDIT and Philanthropy), each of which is led by one student Vice President. For primary duties and membership, click the links below:

Academic Committee

Community Life Committee

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Team

First-Year Mentors

Honors College Ambassadors

Philanthropy Committee

Billy Duley

Applied Economics BS

Vivienne Cookmeyer

Communications Manager
Journalism (Public Relations)

How to Join

Each spring, we will open applications for leadership positions and membership for the coming academic year.  Additionally, students new to the Honors College will have an opportunity to apply for select committees (Academic, Community Life, and Philanthropy) in September.

To apply, students must be enrolled, in good standing with the Honors College (not on probation, cumulative GPA at 3.25 or higher), and planning to be enrolled on the Hattiesburg campus for the duration of their service. 


For questions about the Honors College Leadership Council, please contact advisor Paige Jones (Paige.JonesFREEMississippi) or HCLC President, Billy Duley (William.DuleyFREEMississippi).


Contact Us

Honors College
Honor House
118 College Drive #5162
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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