Current head of Mississippi Valley is pick for Jackson State

May 23, 2017 in Education

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The College Board is choosing the head of Mississippi Valley State University as its preferred candidate to lead Jackson State University. […]

MDAH ‘History is Lunch’ series presented the book Brother Hollis: The Sankofa of a Movement Man by Hollis Watkins

May 18, 2017 in Education, News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer During their History is Lunch Series, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History gave voice to long-time civil rights activist/founder of the Veterans of […]

Retired teacher, Bee Donley, shares ‘A Life in Mississippi Classrooms’ and poetry books

May 18, 2017 in Education, News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer Bee Donley charmed the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s History is Lunch series’ attendees with her original poetry and fond memories of teaching […]

Ex-employee gets Mississippi education department contract

May 12, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A former high-ranking employee at the Mississippi Department of Education has received a $48,000 contract to do two months of consulting work for the agency. The […]

Felicia Gavin joins Clinton School Board

May 11, 2017 in Education, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Felicia Gavin has joined the Clinton School District Board of Trustees. Gavin is a CPSD parent and is the chief of operations for the Mississippi Department […]

Jackson schools trying to avoid state takeover

May 8, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi’s second-largest school district is at risk of state takeover because of problems meeting accreditation standards. The Clarion-Ledger reports ( that internal audits of Jackson Public […]

Alcorn State University to grant degrees to more than 500

May 5, 2017 in Education

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) – An ESPN anchor will address graduates of Alcorn State University Saturday. Alton “Jay” Harris, who has worked for the sports network since 2003, is scheduled to […]

Living your life like its ‘Golden’

May 4, 2017 in Education, News

Tougaloo Class of 1967 to march again By Othor Cain Editor Can you imagine what could happen in fifty years? How you’ve changed? How the world has changed? How relationships […]