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After a seven-year hiatus, JSU’s new interim provost Dr. Alisa Mosley returns to the urban campus just as the institution undergoes a rigorous reaccreditation process and amid a pandemic that has halted business as usual. But she’s ready for the challenge. (continue reading)
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Thomas Hudson, acting president of JSU, accepted a $25,000 pledge from Dr. Rhonda Fulgham, on Friday, establishing the Eric Lucas Endowed Scholarship. The fund is named for Fulgham’s nephew, who transitioned unexpectedly in 2018. To date, she has donated $10,000 toward her objective. (continue reading)
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Ozie B. Ratcliff named director of financial aid.  As director of financial aid, Ozie B. Ratcliff will oversee the financial aid team, including processing, budgeting, awards, FAFSA verification, and loan certification for college-related programs. Ratcliff holds a Bachelor of Administration in accounting from JSU. (continue reading)
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Jackson State alumna Carlyn Hicks has been temporarily appointed by Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph as a special judge for the Hinds County Court. The appointment is due to the vacancy left by the retirement of Judge Melvin V. Priester, Sr. (continue reading)
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“I’ve always known I wanted to be in the golf industry, but I just didn’t know how to actually get into the golf industry,” says Tasita Garcia, PGA WORKS fellow. “I had no idea where to start.” (continue reading)
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Cortez “Tez” Bryant, Co-CEO of The Blueprint Group, will teach the ins and outs of the entertainment business Oct. 5 – Nov. 20 at his alma mater, Jackson State University, during a Careers in Music course. (continue reading)
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College of Business welcomes Simmons and Didia as new faculty members (continue reading)
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The National HBCU Stock Market Challenge and Financial Literacy Campaign is an educational and competitive event designed to help educate students in the areas of financial literacy as well as savings and investing. The challenge is sponsored by the National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable and Harris Stowe State University, in conjunction with Stock-Trak, Inc., Rise Display, and FactSet. (read...
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An associate professor of business and a senior biology and pre-med major from Jackson State University were among recent honorees from 34 Mississippi public and private universities and colleges during an annual HEADWAE luncheon celebrating academic achievements and other contributions. (read more)
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In 2009, JSU accounting instructor Donald McWilliams brought an IRS sponsored tax preparation program to Jackson State’s campus. McWilliams is a certified public accountant and site coordinator for VITA at JSU that has helped hundreds of low-to-middle income filers. The goal is to provide free basic tax return preparation for those making $52,000 or less. ...
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