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National Park Service awards $9.7 million to preserve Historically Black Colleges and Universities

By: National Park Service WASHINGTON - The National Park Service (NPS) today announced $9.7 million in grants to assist 21 preservation projects in 9 states for historic structures on campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  “For more than 180 years, Historically Black Colleges and Universities have

Jackson State University Football Day At The Capitol: State, Local Leaders Join Fans In Salute To SWAC Champions

By: La Warren Mississippi state legislators assembled inside the Senate and House chambers and outside on the Capitol steps Tuesday to salute Jackson State University football, which earned the 2021 SWAC Championship under head Coach Deion “Prime” Sanders.The SWAC championship football team and coaches were greeted

Jackson State University VP/Athletic Director Ashley Robinson Receives 2022 Visit Jackson Tourism Visionary Award

Jackson State University Vice President and Athletics Director Ashley Robinson has been named the 2022 Tourism Visionary Award recipient by Visit Jackson, the organization’s highest industry achievement. The award recognizes industry partners who navigate new standards of involvement and cooperation to develop Jackson’s tourism future.“It’s an honor to receive

Jackson State University Appoints Josiah Sampson III as VP for Enrollment Management

Jackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson announces the appointment of Josiah J. Sampson, III, Ph.D., as vice president for Enrollment Management, effective Jan. 18. In the role, Sampson will provide leadership and oversight for the university’s strategic enrollment management planning for the areas of admissions/recruitment, financial

Jackson State University Poli Sci Department Receives $509K NSF Grant, Will Collaborate With Other Universities On Racial Trauma And Political Behaviors

Political Science Professor D’Andra Orey, Ph.D., has received a $509,000 multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation. Orey serves as the principal investigator. Funds will be used to explore the intersection of race, exposure to trauma and politics on urban residents compared to individuals residing in

Carnegie Classification Reaffirms Jackson State as a ‘High Research Activity’ University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University has received reaffirmation in the category of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” based on the latest evaluation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  The 2021 reaffirmation reflects the university’s commitment to elevate its research and empower academic excellence and outreach as

With $50,000 Retool Your School Grant, Jackson State University Students Get What They Want: An Outdoor Study Space

(JACKSON, Miss.) — After earning $50,000 in the annual Home Depot Retool Your School project, perennial winner Jackson State University is showcasing several beautification projects throughout campus that students suggested, including an outdoor study space.Since 2009, the Home Depot Retool Your School Program has provided more than

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