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. […]

Jackson State gains control of endowment

December 22, 2015 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson State University will become the second of Mississippi’s three historically black universities to gain control of an endowment set aside in a desegregation lawsuit. Higher […]

Hughes named JSU’s 19th head coach

December 17, 2015 in Sports

The Mississippi Link Newswire Jackson State University Director of Athletics Wheeler Brown announced the hiring of Tony Hughes as the football program’s 19th head coach during a Monday morning press […]

JSU makes history

November 19, 2015 in Education, News

as first HBCU in state to have School of Journalism By Gail M. Brown Contributing Writer It was standing room only in the lobby of the Mississippi e-Center at Jackson […]