Alumni Applause

Category

Dr. Cephus Jackson joined the Clayton County Water Authority Board of Directors in March 2015. Dr. Jackson has held leadership roles in school districts in four states ranging in size from 8,500 students to 212,000 students with yearly budgets up to 1.5 billion dollars. These leadership experiences encompass roles from elementary, middle, high school and...
Read More
Jackson State University alum Dr. Gerald L. Roberts Weatherspoon has been named a 2015 Teaching Excellence Award winner at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., where he is the associate chairman for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. In explaining its selection, the panel said, “The committee was incredibly impressed with your portfolio and how...
Read More
Dr. Jerald Woolfolk has been appointed as interim diversity and inclusion officer at State University of New York at Oswego. Woolfolk will continue to serve as Oswego's vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, a position she assumed Jan. 1, 2014. Previously, she was vice president for student affairs, enrollment management and diversity at...
Read More
Tramell Tillman, a member of the Metro New York Chapter of the Jackson State University Alumni Association, will make his Off Broadway debut in Tis a Pity She's a Whore on April 14, 2015. The show runs through May 16, 2015. Tramell Tillman is a native of the DC Metro Area. He is a summa...
Read More
On March 5, 2015, Andrell Harris made history as youngest owner of Papa John’s franchise. His store is located in Natchez, MS.  Harris is an accomplished businessman, investor, philanthropist, and lover of Jackson State University.  Harris was very active as an undergraduate student at Jackson State University.  As president of the Student Government Association during...
Read More
In February, Clay Myers II  will be featured on the Golf Channel's televisin show "Big Break". This season 12 aspiring tour pros will battle The Bear Trap and each other at PGA National for a chance to tee it up with the big boys on the PGA Tour at the 2015 Barbasol Championship. Season 23 features...
Read More
Michael Chatman is the face of the new United Airlines ad campaign. The United Airlines slogan is "Fly the friendly skies", and United is promoting a friendly atmosphere in all aspects of the business; "Making the world feel like home in any language". The ad can be seen across the world in various places and...
Read More
Chad A. Smith of Atlanta will receive the YMCA of Metro Atlanta’s 2014 Volunteer of the Year award for his service at the Arthur M. Blank Family Youth YMCA. He will be honored at the annual volunteer recognition dinner Monday, November 10, 2014. A graduate of Jackson State University class of 1997, Smith is a commercial...
Read More
Jackson State University alumnus Dr. James T. Minor has advanced to a top U.S. Department of Education post in Washington, D.C., as deputy assistant secretary for higher education programs. Minor, 40, JSU Class of ’96, had previously served as senior program officer and director of higher education programs for the Southern Education Foundation in Atlanta,...
Read More
Christopher Herro (RIGHT), current band director at Edna Karr High School in New Orleans, LA recently accepted an invitation from The Lord Mayor of Winchester. She came all the way from London to personally extend an official invitation to Edna Karr Marching Band to march in their annual New Year’s Parade in London, England. Herrero...
Read More
1 12 13 14 15