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 (http://on.thec-l.com/2p5e54C) 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 […]

Tougaloo Colleges announces Honorary Degree recipients for 2017 Commencement

May 4, 2017 in Education

The Mississippi Link Newswire Engineer of the Year, Emmy Award Winning Journalist and Grammy Award Winning Blues Musician have been announced as this year’s Tougaloo College honorary degree recipients. Eugene […]


April 26, 2017 in Education, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Tougaloo, Miss. — Tougaloo College presents the 5TH Annual Two Rivers Gala | Tougaloo Honors:  The Gala will pay honor to native Mississippians whose public service, […]

Alcorn State begins design of $10M employee housing complex

April 24, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Alcorn State University projects it will spend $10 million to build 50 faculty and staff housing units on its main Lorman campus. College Board trustees Thursday […]