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Saturday Writing Retreat on March 21

March 16th, 2015 by Kenya Hudson

Join us in an inspiring and distraction-free environment to work on your writing project and discover potential multi-faculty collaborations.  Refreshments will be provided by JSU ADVANCE.  Please register so we can plan properly for your participation.

Registration will close on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

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Saturday Writing Retreat, November 15

November 11th, 2014 by Kenya Hudson

Join us in an inspiring and distraction-free environment to work on your writing project and discover potential multi-faculty collaborations.  Refreshments will be provided by JSU ADVANCE.  Please register so we can plan properly for your participation.

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Interim Vice President Loretta Moore Honored by IHL

February 24th, 2014 by Kenya Hudson

The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning recognized the accomplishments of Dr. Loretta Moore in contributing to the advancement of diversity and making a difference in the lives of Mississippi citizens.  Dr. Moore is the interim Vice President for Research and Federal Relations, Principal Investigator for JSU ADVANCE and Professor of Computer Science at Jackson State University.

Carolyn Howard Wins 2014 Presidential Creative Award

February 3rd, 2014 by Kenya Hudson

JSU ADVANCE congratulates Dr. Carolyn Howard for receiving one of the 2014 Presidential Creative Awards for Faculty and Staff!  Dr. Howard, an associate professor of biology and participant in JSU ADVANCE activities and programs, received a $5,000 grant to facilitate research collaboration with Dr. Shehla Pervin, an assistant professor at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.  Drs. Howard and Pervin are investigating the impact of a treatment derived from the vernonia amygdalina plant on mammary cancer stem cells in mice.   

Preparing for Third Year Review Workshop (Jan. 15)

January 13th, 2014 by Kenya Hudson

January 15, 2015 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM 
Senate Chamber (Room 3250), Third Floor of the JSU Student Center

Co-sponsored by the JSU Center for University Scholars, this workshop prepares faculty for third-year review by exploring expectations for faculty at the time of third-year review, evidence of satisfactory progress towards tenure, documentation of accomplishments in a dossier and the role of third-year review in the broader tenure and promotion processes. This workshop is designed for early career faculty.

AAUW published Chirstianne Gorbett and Catherin Hill’s research report “Graduating to Pay Gap – The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation”.

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