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Deion Sanders Helps SWAC Land Pepsi Sponsorship

by | April 6, 2021 Deion Sanders, head football coach at Jackson State University, has helped the Southwestern Ath Read more

Eight HBCUs to Receive $650,000 to Preserve Campuses

by | February 17, 2021
Several historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) will receive more than $650,000 in [...] Read more

FedEx Pledges $5 Million to Four HBCUs

by | February 11, 2021
A handful of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) – three in Mississippi and [...] Read more

Jackson State University Names Interim President to Permanent Post

by | November 23, 2020
Thomas K. Hudson, who had been filling in as interim president of Jackson State University, has [...] Read more

Jackson State Names Deion Sanders Head Football Coach

by | September 21, 2020
Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was named head football coach at Jackson State Univers [...] Read more

COVID-19 Recapitulates Familiar Disappointment at Jackson State University

by Allison Joyner | May 20, 2020
For one set of Jackson State University graduates, the postponement of this year’s commenceme [...] Read more

Jackson State University Counsels Local Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

by | April 30, 2020
Jackson State University's Small Business Development Center is working with local small busine [...] Read more

Jackson State U’s Sonic Boom Marching Band Gets First Hispanic Drum Major

| April 7, 2020
Jackson State University (JSU) said last week that freshman Marvin Garcia Meda has become the f [...] Read more

Colleges and Universities Pause to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.

| January 16, 2020
Throughout this weekend and into the federal Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, inst [...] Read more

Former Norfolk State President Harrison Wilson Jr. Dies

by | July 29, 2019
Dr. Harrison B. Wilson Jr., former president of Norfolk State University (NSU), passed away Sun [...] Read more

Rankins Is First Black Named To Top Mississippi Higher Ed Post

by Pearl Stewart | March 27, 2018
Among the numerous African-American “firsts” who symbolize racial progress in their fields, [...] Read more

Health Care Foot Soldier Dedicates Life to Equity

by Reginald Stuart | February 20, 2018
When Dr. Robert Smith was growing up in his hometown of Jackson, Miss., it was hard for most of [...] Read more

Dowell Taylor Named Interim Band Director at Jackson State

by Associated Press | September 14, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — Dowell Taylor has been named interim director of bands at Jackson State Univ [...] Read more

Bynum Named Jackson State President Despite Opposition

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press | May 31, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — College Board trustees are naming William Bynum as the next president of Jac [...] Read more

Current Head of Mississippi Valley is Pick for Jackson State

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press | May 22, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — The College Board is choosing the head of Mississippi Valley State Universit [...] Read more
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