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Most universities and colleges across the nation have shown declining enrollments this fall, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, one-hundred-twenty-nine students have enrolled in the graduate programs at the Dept. of Public Policy & Administration this fall. No decrease in enrollment! Eighty-nine students have registered for the doctoral program and another forty students have enrolled in...
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JSU has promoted Professor Gloria Billingsley to a full professor in recognizing her outstanding services at JSU and in the academic community and excellent academic achievement this summer. To name a few, she was President of the National Conference of Minority Public Administrators (2015-16). Also, she has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Sy Murray...
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Ms.Anna  Johnson has defended her dissertation on July 17, 2020. Her dissertation (topic: Evaluating the impact of the universal motorcycle helmet laws on riders’ fatalities) has analyzed the impacts of the state legislation on motorcycle element laws on riders’ fatalities through a comparative study. Her research conclusion indicates that public policy effectiveness of the regulation...
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Attorney Carlyn Hicks, a doctoral student at the JSU Dept. of Public Policy & Administration (PPAD), is lately appointed as a special judge for Hinds Co. Court by Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph. Ms. Hicks has served as director of the Mission First Legal Aid Office, which is a pro bono initiative of...
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TMCF offers three types of unique scholarships that are merit, plus need-based designed to address the financial needs of students attending a TMCF member-school or other accredited college or university (if applicable).  The awards process is highly competitive and is given to outstanding and qualified students who plan to earn a baccalaureate, graduate, or law...
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The Mississippi Museum of Art is currently seeking eight undergraduate or graduate students to be a part of its 2020-2021 Teaching Fellows Program. The Teaching Fellows program is a paid student-guide initiative intended to bring together college students from four college and universities in the metro Jackson area (Jackson State University, Tougaloo College, Millsaps College,...
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One Voice is now accepting applications for the 2020 Summer Session of the Hollis Watkins Muhammad Leadership Institute (HWMLI)! This internship is a 10 to 12-week program aimed at providing critical leadership tools to college students that help them to become world leaders in the field of social justice. It was named in honor of...
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Mr. Derrick L. Hicks, who received his MPPA degree this spring,  has also obtained the status of Dynamic Leadership 1 from the Toastmasters International. Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that operates clubs for the purpose of promoting communication, public speaking, and leadership across the world.  Its pathway of Dynamic Leadership is designed to...
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JSU held the Spring 2020 commencement through a virtual ceremony form (2020 Celebration of Graduates) on May 9, 2020, Noon, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. http://www.jsumsnews.com/?p=44460 One Ph.D. and seven MPPA (MPA) students received their degrees during the ceremony. Ph.D. : Christopher R. Roby (Dissertation title: Impact of program cost-sharing on medical treatment adherence for persons...
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The Fall 2020 White House Internship Program application is now open (Link to application: https://www.whitehouse.gov/get-involved/internships/apply/). The application portal will remain open until 11:59 PM EDT on Friday, April 24, 2020. Applications received after  the deadline will not be considered. The Fall 2020 White House Internship Program terms runs from Wednesday, September 16 to Friday, December 11,...
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