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 […]

Mississippi schools raise tuition again after budget cuts

April 21, 2017 in Education

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi’s eight public universities say budget cuts mean tuition increases. The College Board Thursday approved additional tuition increases at all of […]

JSU Creative Arts Festival escalates to 11th year

April 20, 2017 in Education, News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer For the last seven years Robert Luckett, Jackson State University’s director of the Margaret Walker Center, has been instilling academic achievement in students by […]

Meek School of Journalism to Host Diversity Conference

April 14, 2017 in Education

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith among speakers for five-day series  The Mississippi Link Newswire OXFORD, Miss. – Just pause. Just pause before you assume you know me. Just pause before […]

State names Mississippi teacher, administrator of the year

April 10, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Petal teacher and a Pearl principal have been named Mississippi’s teacher and administrator of the year. The Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Teacher […]

Media giants motivate Alcorn students

April 6, 2017 in Education

Distinguished media professionals’ perspectives By Dr. Jerry Komia Domatob Contributing Writer A galaxy of communication giants converged at Alcorn State University March 29 to celebrate the institution’s annual media day. […]