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Reeves Announces 9 Nominees for Mississippi Education Boards

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday announced nine nominations to three boards that govern public education from kindergarten through college.

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USM Hosting StoryWalk, JSU Class of 1970 Commencement and MSU Film Award

The University of Southern Mississippi's School of Library and Information Science will host a literacy and physical activity-themed event called StoryWalk on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 ...

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Southern Prize and State Fellowships Awards, JSU Commencement Ceremonies and Research Grant

Mississippi State University assistant professor of drawing Ming Ying Hong will represent Mississippi in the 2021 Southern Prize and State Fellowships awards.

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JSU Free Summer Courses, USM Project START Partnership and 2021 Retool Your School Awards

Jackson State University is offering free summer courses to assist students and families who faced academic or economic impact during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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JSU Legislative Session Funding, MSU Sorority House Dedication and Angie Thomas Writers Scholarship Winner

Jackson State University received $500,000 during the recent Mississippi legislative session toward the preplanning for construction, furnishing and equipping a new dining facility.

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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.