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. [...]

TSU uses $200K grant to provide students financial assistance for fall 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Students interested in attending Tennessee State University this fall could get financial assistance to help with expenses. TSU is using a $200,000 grant from the Charles E. [...]

Greenleaf presents case study at Virtual Education Communicators Boot Camp

Maxine Greenleaf, executive director for the Department of Communications and Marketing, recently presented at the Virtual Education Communicators Boot Camp [...]

$200K grant may help JSU develop a quicker, simpler optical detection for COVID-19

The National Science Foundation has awarded JSU’s Department of Chemistry, Physics and Atmospheric Sciences a $200,000 Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant to develop a fast, sensitive and simple “optical technique” to detect COVID-19.JSU professor Dr. [...]

Future Lawyer, Politician Sets Sights on Becoming Agent of Change for Justice, Says TSU...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Mariah Rhodes always wanted to be a “change agent,” to fight the injustices she saw growing up in her hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. [...]

TSU, Apple coding course gives alumni, community a chance to retool amid pandemic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University is giving its alumni and others affected by the coronavirus an opportunity to retool. [...]

$467K NSF grant will allow CSET to develop the next generation of minority scientists

Various academic disciplines (chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science and materials science) in Jackson State University’s College of Science Engineering and Technology will collaborate to enhance their cutting-edge research.The congressional office of Mississippi U.S. Rep. [...]
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JSU’s Shahbazi: Blacks hit hardest than others by COVID-19 can blame ‘structural racism’

Although numbers have risen significantly now, it was reported on May 19 that more than 1.5 million Americans were confirmed to have been infected by COVID-19, and more than 93,000 people had lost their lives. [...]

TSU program is helping 101 educators from the state’s largest school districts achieve their...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – The Tennessee State University College of Education has received another $300,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Education to train an additional 51 aspiring assistant principals in Middle Tennessee school districts. [...]

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. [...]

TSU Infectious Disease Control Expert Suggests Universities Do Fall Openings in Phases

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – With new coronavirus hot spots emerging across the country as states continue to ease restrictions, and some universities consider re-opening for the fall, a TSU infectious disease control expert says, “not so fast.”Dr. Wendelyn InmanDr. [...]