February 07, 2024

JSU’s Director of Public Relations recognized as 2023 Outstanding Professional of the Year

Written By Jackson State University News-staff Jackson State University Director of Public Relations Rachel James-Terry has been named 2023 Outstanding Professional of the Year by the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM). This annual award by PRAM Central honors the exceptional work and professionalism of chapter members whose accomplishments have made major contributions to the profession. Recipients further embody

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Howard University College of Dentistry Hosts National Kick Off for 2024 Give Kids A Smile

By Sholnn Z. Freeman The American Dental Association Foundation‚Äôs¬†Give Kids A Smile¬ģ¬†(GKAS) program, one of the largest national initiatives focused on children and dental care, is kicking off at Howard University College of Dentistry on Thursday, Feb. 1 and Friday, Feb. 2, 2024. The¬†American Dental Association (ADA) launched Give Kids A Smile 22 years ago

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Spike Lee’s production company seeks interns from Morgan State University

Morgan State University, a historically Black university based in Baltimore, is partnering with legendary director Spike Lee to launch students’ careers in the film industry. Lee’s production company, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, and talent firm The Gersh Agency partnered with Morgan’s School of Global Journalism and Communication to launch the eight-week internship. The

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Black students are less likely to attain college degrees because of discrimination and external responsibilities

By Jalen Brown Black college students have lower six-year completion rates for any type of degree or certificate program than any other racial or ethnic group because of racial discrimination, the high cost of higher education and a multitude of external responsibilities, according to a new Lumina Foundation-Gallup 2023 State of Higher Education study. The study,

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TSU Kicks Off Spring Semester With Orientation For Nearly 200 Freshmen

By Emmanuel  Freeman The spring semester at Tennessee State University began with a successful freshman orientation, which helped to prepare over 200 incoming students for life at TSU. The orientation, held a week prior to the start of classes, provided a platform for the new students and their parents to interact with enrollment and recruitment

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Aggie Source Food Pantry Wins First Place In 2023 NC Collegiate Hunger Challenge

By Labrina VanCliff North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Aggie Source Food Pantry has won first place in the 2023 NC Collegiate Hunger Challenge among 21 four-year public colleges and universities, earning $5,000 to provide resources to students facing food insecurity. Launched in collaboration with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Science and Division

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FAMU holds a career fair on January 24, 2024 in the Lawson Center.

Nearly 1500 Students Attend FAMU Spring 2024 Career Expo Week Events

By Briona Hopkins Nearly 1,500 Florida A&M University students and more than 170 employers participated in the 2024 Spring Career Expo week events. Vanessa Chapman, interim director for the Career and Professional Development Center, hailed the success of the events that provided networking opportunities for students from all majors. “Typically, many employers focus their recruitment

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