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 […]

3 Jackson State students face drug, counterfeit charges

February 10, 2017 in Education, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Three Jackson State University students are in custody after a search at a campus residence hall turned up counterfeit cash and drugs. A university release Thursday […]

Jackson State asks alumni to give to offset cash crunch

February 7, 2017 in Education

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson State University’s temporary leader is asking alumni to dig into their pockets to overcome the school’s cash crunch. In a […]

Rod Paige: Jackson State’s financial future viable; problems fixable

January 12, 2017 in Education, News

By Othor Cain Contributing Writer Things are far different on the campus of Jackson State University (JSU) today, than they were in 1955, when 83 year old Rod Paige graduated. […]

Second-half surge fuels Alcorn’s 35-16 victory over JSU on Senior Day

November 23, 2016 in Sports

The Mississippi Link Newswire Outscoring Jackson State 21-0 in the second half, the Alcorn State University football program erased a halftime deficit to defeat the Tigers 35-16 on Senior Day […]

JSU supporters plan July 1 press conference

June 30, 2016 in Education, News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor The Ministerial Alliance, a faith-based group in Jackson, will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. July 1, to show its support for Jackson State […]

Michelle Obama urges grads to vote to protect civil rights

April 25, 2016 in Education, News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS   JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama told graduates of a historically black university in Mississippi on Saturday that “the power of voting is real […]

Michelle Obama to speak at Jackson State

April 4, 2016 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire First Lady Michelle Obama will reportedly be the commencement speaker for Jackson State University’s ceremony set for 10 a.m. April 23, at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. […]