Current head of Mississippi Valley is pick for Jackson State

May 23, 2017 in Education

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The College Board is choosing the head of Mississippi Valley State University as its preferred candidate to lead Jackson State University. […]

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 […]

D.C. sniper’s ex-wife thanks JSU social workers, recounts deadly terror of 2002

February 23, 2017 in Education

The Mississippi Link Newswire The ex-wife of 2002 D.C. sniper John Muhammad, who was executed for killing at least 10 people, thanked a spellbound packed audience of social workers during […]

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 […]

Three Tigers named to Black College Nines’ first team

February 2, 2017 in Sports

By E. Jenae Jones JSU Sports Media The Black College Nines released their 2017 HBCU Pre-Season Elite Team Jan. 27. Out of the nine schools represented in the large school […]

Jackson State’s interim chief looks to cut expenses

January 23, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Interim Jackson State University President Rod Paige says his main priority is to get the university’s finances in order, which includes hiring a chief financial officer. […]

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. […]

JSU’s Interim President Rod Paige delivers solid message at forum

December 8, 2016 in Education, News

‘JSU must improve its image’ By Othor Cain Contributing Writer With a standing room only crowd at Koinonia Coffeehouse in Jackson last Friday, Jackson State University’s interim president and former […]