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Carlyn Hicks, a senior staff attorney and director of the Parent Representation program for Mission First Legal Aid Clinic in Jackson was the recipient of the National Child Advocacy Award from the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division. Founded in 1878, the American Bar Association seeks to improve the administration of justice, accredit law schools and establish...
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Jackson State University alum Dathan Thigpen captured the top prize on Season 8 of BET’s All-Star “Sunday Best” during the reality Gospel singing competition that aired Aug. 30. Thigpen captured the crown after the show’s judges had selected him as one of three finalists. Host Kirk Franklin said millions of votes were cast, with Thigpen...
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Jackson State University President Carolyn W. Meyers announces that Dana A. Brown will serve as the University’s interim Chief Financial Officer. She will oversee a range of administrative and business operations that support the University’s academic mission. Brown has more than 25 years of experience in finance, accounting, budgeting, investment and internal controls. “Dana has...
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Justin Turner is the CEO of TurnerCare, LLC and serves as Medical Director of St. Joseph’s Hospice Agency and Camellia Home Health Agency. Dr. Turner is also the Director of New Jerusalem Health Care Ministry. Since becoming the youngest owner of a medical practice in Mississippi, Dr. Turner has come back to Jackson State to...
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The Board of Directors of the Systems Group announced the hiring of Michael Thomas, former vice president of Finance and Business at Jackson State University, as president of Systems Electro Coating, Systems Consultants, and Systems IT. In his new role, effective Aug. 1, he will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the three...
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Klarissa Hardy was awarded $660,000 to further her research on the anti-cancer drug called lapatinib, a drug that causes liver damage in some patients. It is Hardy's goal to identify the genetic factors that contribute to a patient's risk for liver damage when utilizing this and other drugs. Read more here.
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Shelton Griffith, a 2010 graduate with a degree in Biology is currently pursuing his PhD in Bioinformatics at the University of Georgia. He is the recipient of a National Institutes of Health Research fellowship. Only 20 awards are granted nationally. Award recipients must promote objectivity in research by establishing standards that provide a reasonable expectation...
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Jonathan Buchanon was born and raised in Jackson, Ms, where he was in the APAC program from elementary and throughout his time at Peeples Middle School.  He later attended Jim Hill High School and was a part of the International Baccalaureate program. During his tenure at Jim Hill, he was a member of the Tiger...
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Anthony Hales Jr. was accepted in the U.S. Black Chambers' Young Black Male Entrepreneur Institute. Hales is a 2007 graduate of Jackson State University with a degree in mass communcations. He currently resides in Washington D.C. with his wife Shari Dixon Hales, who is also a 2007 JSU graduate (Meteorology). He is a native of...
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On April 25th Dr. Rose Harper Austin’72 was presented the IMPACT Award by the Women’s Guild in Houston for her outstanding community contributions.   After retiring from the Lone Star College System is 2009 as the Dean for Institutional Effectiveness, Rose Austin now serves as a education and non-profit consultant and an adjunct professor at Springfield...
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