JSU names Ikem as new Dean for College of Business

September 9th, 2019 by College of Business

The Division of Academic Affairs has announced Dr. Fidelis Ikem as the new Dean of the College of Business at JSU. Prior to joining Jackson State, Ikem was dean and full professor in the College of Business at Central State University.  (read more)

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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 more)

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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.  This initiative also helps people with disabilities, the elderly, and those with limited English proficiencies preventing them from successfully filing their own tax returns. (read more)

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College of Business student lands six-figure job at Microsoft

April 13th, 2018 by College of Business

JSU senior business administration major Kyren Garel recently accepted a job with Microsoft’s federal group as a customer success manager.

The 22-year-old Michigan native is heavily involved with the Jackson State campus ministry, the president of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and has held positions in Jackson State’s Student Government Association (SGA) since his freshman year. (read more)

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