Scholarship banquet at College Hill Church

March 2, 2017 in News, Religion

By Jackie Hampton Publisher “Honoring the Legacy: In Pursuit of Excellence” was the theme of the Annual Heritage Samuel L. Bailey Scholarship banquet held at College Hill M.B. Church Saturday […]

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 […]

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 […]

JSU’s time of transition

November 3, 2016 in Education, News

Paige to serve as interim president for several months By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Jackson State University alumnus and former U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige has been chosen to […]

Good Soil: The overlooked aspect of school reform

August 20, 2015 in Education, Opinion

By Rod Paige Former U.S. Secretary of Education “And other seeds fell into good soil and produced grain, growing up and  increasing and yielding thirtyfold and sixtyfold and a hundredfold.” […]