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Isiah Marshall Jr.

Isiah Marshall Jr., associate dean and professor for Jackson State University's School of Social Work, became a member of the Council on Social Work Education Commission on Accreditation in July. ...

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Deion Sanders

Currently the offensive coordinator at Trinity Christian School-Cedar Hill in Texas, Deion Sanders is taking his first head coaching job at Jackson State University.

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Jackson Public Schools Showcase

In mid-August, Jackson Public Schools cancelled fall sports including high-school football, meaning that players would be on their own as they tried to seek opportunities at playing college football.

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Heath Hinton

There aren’t two things Heath Hinton wanted more since April than the chance to walk again and watch Southern Miss football. This past week, he got to do both.

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Jay Hopson

University of Southern Mississippi head coach Jay Hopson resigned after his team lost the season opener to the University of South Alabama.

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LaShanda Jordan

The Jackson Workforce Leadership Academy, a leadership fellowship for workforce development professionals, recently accepted LaShanda Jordan, executive director of Jackson State University's Career Services Center, into its inaugural Class of ...

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William McHenry

Today’s science students are tomorrow’s problem solvers, and Jackson educator William McHenry has dedicated his 45-year career to mentoring and recruiting women and minorities into the fields of science, technology, ...

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Charles Araujo

Charles Araujo, an adjunct instructor for Jackson State University’s School of Social Work, became president-elect for the Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers on July 1.

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Ledarius Woods

One Tougaloo player that was enjoying a great campaign was senior forward Ledarius Woods. He was named First-Team All-GCAC to end the regular season and named to the conference's All-Tournament ...

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Tyler Williams

Mississippi State University is less than a month from opening the season against Louisiana State University on Saturday, Sept. 26. That is, of course, assuming the season is played or ...