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Mississippi Valley State President William Bynum Tapped to Lead Jackson State

Three days after Mississippi State Valley University President William Bynum sat before the state College Board to update members on his university’s progress, trustees...

Jackson State to Reveal Presidential Pick

College Board officials on Monday met behind closed doors with the goal of tapping the next leader of Jackson State University. In executive session, trustees...

Jackson State Business Faculty Vote No Confidence in Dean

Thirteen tenured faculty members of the Jackson State University’s College of Business have voted no confidence in their dean. Maury Granger, a professor in the...

Jackson State’s Tsegereda Esatu Earns Full Scholarship to Cal-Berkeley Doctoral Program

Jackson State University continues its run as one of the nation's great repositories for black talent in the sciences, as the school recently announced...

HBCU Voices of STEM Excellence – Jackson State/Meharry Medical’s Justin Turner

We talk with Dr. Justin Turner, Mississippi's youngest private internal medicine practitioner, about his path to success from an HBCU, the value in earning...

HBCUs Join Forces for $1M Black Male Teacher Training Initiative

Five public and private historically black colleges and universities will work to recruit and train black males to serve as secondary teachers in underserved...

Is the HBCU Presidential Search in Jeopardy?

In an exclusive interview Thurgood Marshall College Fund President and CEO Johnny Taylor and TMCF Vice-President of Government Affairs Edith Bartley discuss a trend...

Alcorn State Mourns Former Football Star Tollette ‘Tonka’ George

Alcorn State University is mourning the shooting death of former football standout Tollette 'Tonka' George, who was killed in his native New Orleans last...

Jackson State’s Jelani Zarif Wins International Prostate Cancer ‘Young Investigator’ Award

Jackson State University graduate and Johns Hopkins University Postdoctoral Research Fellow Jelani Zarif was announced this week as one of 24 winners of the...

Audit Suggests Misuse of Jackson State Foundation Funds

Between 2012 and 2014, more than $70,000 in funds held by the Jackson State University Foundation was inappropriately spent by members of the school's...