Margaret Walker Alexander inducted into The Max Hall of Fame

WalkerDr. Margaret Walker Alexander, professor emerita at Jackson State University, was inducted into the 2020 Hall of Fame class at the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (MAX) Museum in downtown Meridian on Thursday, Sept. [...]

Margaret Walker Center, G.I.R.L. to host screening of “Grrrl Justice”

The Margaret Walker Center is housed inside of Ayer Hall at Jackson State University. (Photo by Charles A. Smith/JSU)The Margaret Walker Center, in collaboration with JSU’s student organization G.I.R.L. [...]

JSU’s chief photographer presents at virtual PhotoShelter Summit

Charles Smith is the chief photographer for JSU.On June 25, Charles Smith presented at Photoshelter’s first-ever full day of professional development for creatives. [...]

Music professor has organ composition premiered at Galloway United Methodist

Dr. David Mahloch, music professor at JSU, has been a composer for 20 years and finds inspiration in the works of Bach. (Photo special to JSU)Dr. [...]

New 2nd lieutenants: 13 Army cadets will join 1,000 U.S. comrades for virtual commissioning

Thirteen U.S. Army cadets from Jackson State University’s Tiger Battalion will earn the rank of second lieutenants along with 1,000 others during a historic national commissioning ceremony that will be held virtually because of COVID-19.The largest-ever Army commissioning will be at 9 a.m. (CDT) Friday, June 12.Lt. Col. [...]

When academic excellence isn’t enough, summa cum laude graduate asks for help to get...

Jordan Jefferson has already made an indelible mark in academia. The JSU graduate is an aspiring city leader, who is asking for the community to rally around him as he prepares to pursue his master’s degree at Harvard University this fall. [...]

Morgan State University Awarded $150,000 Henry Luce Foundation Grant to Support COVID-19 Relief

Relief Funds to Underwrite Community-Based Response Spearheaded by Morgan’s Center for the Study of Religion and the City Morgan State University (MSU) announced today that its James H. Gilliam, Jr. [...]