Trustees set April interviews for Jackson State presidency

March 20, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – College Board trustees say they expect to begin conducting interviews to find a new president of Jackson State University in April. Higher Education Commissioner Glenn Boyce […]

Alcorn State begins plans to build new dormitory

March 20, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Alcorn State University plans to build a new 500-bed dormitory on its Lorman campus The College Board approved plans for the 3,400-student university to hire an […]

Debra Mays-Jackson named Distinguished College Administrator

March 16, 2017 in Education, News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer Debra Mays-Jackson (Ph.D.), Hinds Community College vice president for the Utica and Vicksburg-Warren campuses since July 2013, is headed to Phi Theta Kappa’s annual […]

Judge finalizes Mississippi school desegregation settlement

March 14, 2017 in Education

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal judge is finalizing a settlement in a long-running Mississippi school desegregation case. U.S. District Judge Debra Brown signed an […]

Mississippi House to colleges: Fly flag or lose tax break

March 10, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi universities that refuse to fly the Confederate-themed state flag could lose proposed tax breaks, the latest twist in a long battle over a symbol critics […]

Historically black colleges push for financial support

February 28, 2017 in Education

By ERRIN HAINES WHACK WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents from a majority of the country’s historically black colleges and universities are in Washington this week, calling for $25 billion in the […]

Jackson Public Schools suspend superintendent search

February 24, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson Public Schools officials have suspended its search for the next leader of the state’s second largest school district. The Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to […]

Green Elementary teacher is jps Teacher of the Year

February 23, 2017 in Education

Mississippi Link Newswire Green Elementary School was abuzz with excitement as JPS interim Superintendent Freddrick Murray led an entourage of administrators and supporters to the school to announce the District’s […]