Posts tagged: Jackson State University - Diverse
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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

Search for New Jackson State President Continues

by Associated Press | May 18, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — Trustees are still looking for a new president for Jackson State University. [...] Read more

Trustees Could Decide This Week on Jackson State President

by Associated Press | May 14, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi College Board trustees are still considering a new president for [...] Read more

Mississippi College Board Seeks More Financial Oversight

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press | March 19, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi’s College Board moved last week to increase oversight of the f [...] Read more

Jackson State Asks Alumni to Give to Offset Cash Crunch

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press | February 7, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — Jackson State University’s temporary leader Monday asked alumni to dig int [...] Read more

Jackson State’s Interim Chief Looks to Cut Expenses

by Associated Press | January 22, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — Interim Jackson State University President Rod Paige says his main priority [...] Read more

Rod Paige Returns to Jackson State as Interim President

by Associated Press | November 2, 2016
JACKSON, Miss. ― Former U.S. Secretary of Education Roderick Paige takes over as president of [...] Read more

Jackson State University President Carolyn Meyers Resigns

by Diverse Staff | October 26, 2016
Jackson State University President Carolyn Meyers has resigned effective Nov. 1 amid criticism [...] Read more

Michelle Obama at Jackson State: Lessons in History and Life

by Pearl Stewart | April 24, 2016
First lady Michelle Obama assumed the roles of history professor, civil rights firebrand and fi [...] Read more

Jackson State Students Develop Groundbreaking ‘Smart Mat’ for Diabetics

by Pearl Stewart | January 10, 2016
Four engineering students from Jackson State University have developed an innovative device tha [...] Read more

NAACP’s Leader Seeks to Tap into Energy of Youth

by Jamal Eric Watson | September 16, 2015
Cornell William Brooks is helming the civil rights organization at a time when the group is gra [...] Read more
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