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JSU Food Giveaway and Project HEALTH, Hinds Summer Courses and USM Waking Joy Project

Jackson State University's Center for Community Engagement is partnering with local organizations to provide 1,500 free food boxes containing non-perishable goods to needy families in the community.

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High Court Won't Block Mississippi School Disparity Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday it will not get involved, for now, in a lawsuit that says Mississippi allows grave disparities in funding between predominantly Black and predominantly white ...

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JSU Truth Initiative Partnership, USM Virtual MLK Prayer Breakfast and MSU Virtual Twelfth Night Performances

Jackson State University is one of 10 HBCUs partnering with Truth Initiative as part of a national movement to address smoking, vaping and nicotine use at college campuses nationwide.

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USM Completes Southern Station, MSU Startup Summit and JSU Museum Consortium

The University of Southern Mississippi's Southern Miss Alumni Association recently announced the completion of a multi-use entertainment venue called Southern Station in Spirit Park on the university's campus.

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JSU Amerigroup Scholarship, USM Last Mile Education Fund and MSU Bingocize

Amerigroup, a Medicaid-managed care company that promotes healthier communities, recently donated $75,000 to Jackson State University for scholarships for students with health-related majors.

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Mississippi Law Will Require Computer Science in Schools

A new law will require the Mississippi Department of Education to set a computer science curriculum for K-12 schools by the 2024-25 academic year.

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Mississippi Teacher Pay Raise Plan Headed to Governor

Mississippi legislators have agreed on a teacher pay raise plan, and it will head to Gov. Tate Reeves, who said earlier this year that he would sign any teacher pay ...

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JSU Masking Initiative, MSU Student Pandemic Support and MSU Humanities Council Awards

Jackson State University recently launched an incentive program called "Thank You for Masking Up" that will give students the chance to win gift cards ranging from $25 to $100 each ...

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Jackson State Gets $1 Million to Boost STEM-Related Courses

Jackson State University is one of five schools to get a Scientific Leadership Award.

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MSU Virtual Ragtime and Jazz Festival, New JSU Scholarship and 2021 Ezra Jack Keats Awards

Mississippi State University recently announced that its annual Charles H. Templeton Ragtime and Jazz Festival will take place in a virtual format on March 26 and 27.

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JPS Closes Watkins Elementary School Because of Building Structural Problems

Jackson Public School District Superintendent Errick Greene explained to stakeholders during a Zoom meeting Tuesday that it was urgent to close Watkins Elementary School for student safety.

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Mississippi Teacher Pay Raise Plan Inches Forward in Senate

The Mississippi Senate is pushing forward with a plan to increase some of the lowest teacher salaries in the United States.

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USM Women's History Month Events, JSU EnRICH Program and MSU Virtual Workshop

The Committee on Services and Resources for Women at the University of Southern Mississippi is sponsoring a series of activities throughout March in recognition of Women’s History Month.

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New Belhaven Track Facility, JSU Campus Energy Network and USM Black History Month Displays

Belhaven University recently completed construction on a new eight-lane track and field complex. The track facility is located on the north side of the university's campus and extends from the ...

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JSU Black History Month Segments and MSU Public Online Resource Training

In honor of Black History Month, Jackson State University’s Concert Chorale recently performed a spiritual rendition of “Lord, How Come We Here,” which the university presented online in partnership with ...

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