HOPE for healthy teen relationships – May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

May 18, 2020 in Education, News

Special to The Mississippi Link, May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, and according to the U.S.  Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Population Affairs’ (OPA) Teen […]

Profile in Education Equity: Sharif El-Mekki

October 16, 2019 in Education

NNPA.com, Teachers too cite an environment that’s supportive and welcoming. This is contrary to what many black teachers, in particular, say about their experiences in schools. “When I come into […]

Retention efforts help students reach finish line

March 20, 2019 in Education

The Mississippi Link Newswire, The cost of not graduating on time is high, both in terms of additional tuition, room, and board, and lost wages due to the delay in […]

Hinds CC hosts ninth annual special education field day for Hinds County students

May 4, 2018 in Education, Sports

 RAYMOND – For the ninth year in a row, Hinds Community College hosted special education field day for Hinds County students on May 2. Students from Hinds County schools throughout the […]

About 3,000 to graduate from Mississippi State University

May 3, 2018 in Education

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A judge who donated Abraham Lincoln and Civil War materials to Mississippi State University will speak to university graduates. Former Rhode Island Chief Justice Frank Williams […]

Historically black Mississippi schools get Nissan donation

April 29, 2018 in Education

CANTON, Miss. (AP) – Nissan says it’s giving $250,000 to seven historically black colleges and universities in Mississippi to support science, technology, engineering and math programs. The Japanese company says […]

Jackson State to award degrees to more than 1,100 students

April 27, 2018 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The mayor of Mississippi’s largest city and a history professor will speak to Jackson State University graduates. More than 1,100 students are expected to receive degrees […]

‘Right Stuff, Tiger Tuff’: 50th anniversary pays tribute to past, present ROTC cadets

April 26, 2018 in Education, News

By L.A. Warren Jackson State University During the 50th-year celebration of JSU’s ROTC program, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Reuben D. Jones reminded JSU Army ROTC cadets they would live uncommon lives […]