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Jackson State University Earns Reaffirmation of Its Accreditation from SACSCOC

Jackson State University announces the successful decennial review of its regional accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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Scholarship Funds, Women's Business Center and Fanraiser Challenge at JSU

John Nau, president and CEO of Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P., bestowed $1 million to Jackson State University to support STEM scholarships and to name the atrium in the JSU College ...

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JSU Grants for Health Education and Driving Safety, Payne Scholarship at USM

Jackson State University’s College of Health Sciences recently received a $10 million cooperative grant from the U.S. Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

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Kindergarten Readiness Scores Fall During Pandemic

The percentage of Mississippi children considered ready for kindergarten has fallen during the pandemic, according to state test results released Friday.

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JSU Disaster Preparedness Videos, MSU Repatriation Project and USM Wesley Worldwide Wishes

Jackson State University is releasing a series of videos to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies.

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JSU Real-Estate Scholarship and Case Western Partnership, MSU Museum Partnership

Commercial real-estate executives and business leaders John Michael Holtmann and John Crossman recently gifted Jackson State University an established real-estate scholarship.

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Overall Enrollment Steady at Mississippi Public Universities

Overall enrollment in Mississippi’s public universities dropped by less than 1% in the past year, according to figures released Tuesday by the universities’ board of trustees.

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University Students Denounce Use of Nazi Symbols at Protest

Tyler Daniel says he felt shock and horror when he saw a poster that had the Mississippi State University president's face defaced with an Adolf Hitler mustache, a swastika scrawled ...

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Mississippi School Honors Namesake, Respected Black Educator Rosa Scott

Descendants of Rosa Scott, a woman who was a leader in ensuring Black children received education when the state was deeply segregated, gathered on campus Monday at Rosa Scott High ...

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No COVID Vaccine Mandate at Mississippi University for Women

Mississippi University for Women will not require employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 because the university is not at risk of losing federal money without a vaccine mandate, the school's ...

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IHL Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines For Mississippi University Employees, Still Prohibits Student Mandates

Under President Joe Biden’s order, university employees at campuses with federal contracts must show proof that they are fully vaccinated or receive an exemption accommodation by Dec. 8. To be ...

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JSU Hosting Sheriff Debate, MSU Race in America Series and USM Cybersecurity Event

Jackson State University's Department of Political Science will host a debate between Hinds County Sheriff candidates running to fill the position of the late Lee D. Vance on Tuesday, Oct. ...

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JSU/WCC Partnership, MSU Trick or Trot Event and USM Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Jackson State University is partnering with Washtenaw Community College in Michigan to create a program allowing students to transfer their associate degrees, with benefits such as guaranteed admission and access ...

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Grants Will Help Students Who Left School in Finishing Their Degrees

Mississippi students who left college at least two years ago without a degree can apply for a grant to help them return to—and finish—school.

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JSU Opendorse Partnership, MSU 4to24 App and Complete 2 Compete Tuition Assistance Grant

The Jackson State University Division of Athletics has partnered with sports technology company Opendorse to provide JSU student-athletes with education and resource opportunities to capitalize on their name, image and ...