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HBCUs and the 2020 Election: Get Out the Vote

Join Dr. Harry L. Williams, President & CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) for a virtual conversation with Reverend Sharpton about the importance of voting, social justice, and the future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. WHO Reverend Al SharptonDr. Harry L. Williams

JSU releases Education Achievement Council report card

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University’s latest EducationAchievement Council report card on student enrollment, degrees awarded,college readiness and other variables is now available to the public. This week, the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions ofHigher Learning announced that the report cards for all

A Voorhees faculty member publishes an article

Voorhees College faculty member Dr. Zhabiz Golkar recently had her article “CRISPR; a journey of Gene-editing based medicine,” published in the October issue of the Journal of Gene and Genomics.  In her article, Golkar explains Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat (CRISPR) advancements in CRISPR-based

Texas Southern University to Host Virtual Tiger Day

HOUSTON, TX – October 28, 2020 – The Texas Southern University Office ofOutreach Services is hosting a Virtual Tiger Day for prospective juniorand senior high school students, and transfer students Thursday, October29, 2020, and Friday, October 30, 2020. Event participants have the optionto select a

Voorhees hires a new head men’s basketball coach

Coach Cabral Huff has officially joined the Voorhees College family as the new head men’s basketball coach as he aims to continue the tradition of “Voorhees basketball.”  He will now be leading the team as former head coach Derrick Mitchell after six successful seasons, has

A Son of Voorhees discusses hope and a dream

Attorney Bakari Sellers, CNN commentator, author, and activist recently discussed his new memoir “My Vanishing Country” and what it meant as a hope and a dream a part of the Lyceum Speaker Series.  Sellers began with his first point, be prepared for every opportunity. “I

Trump Administration Signs Agreement with U.S. Virgin Islands to Pursue a Land Exchange for New School

 St. John, USVI — The Trump Administration signed a preliminaryagreement today to pursue a land swap between the National ParkService and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The agreement opens the door forlocal officials to finally achieve their long-standing effort toconstruct the first K-12 public school on St. John. Public education onSt. John is currently only available through the