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  • Scott says seek challenges, significance in life’s work

    Scott says seek challenges, significance in life’s work0

    Wendy B. Scott, the first African-American to serve as dean of the Mississippi College School of Law, delivered the keynote address at Jackson State University’s fall graduate commencement. Scott presented four key points: (1) “Never give yourself all the credit for your accomplishments,” (2) “Never underestimate your own abilities,” (3) “Know your history,” and (4)

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  • Communicative Disorders hosts Fall Festival

    Communicative Disorders hosts Fall Festival0

    by Aundria Range The School of Public Health Initiative’s Department of Communicative Disorders hosted its annual Fall Festival at the Central Mississippi Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic on Ridgewood Road. This year’s Fall Festival had a storybook theme. Each therapy room was decorated like a scene from a classic children’s storybook, including, The Cat in

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  • White named administrator of the year by MASA and MAEOP

    White named administrator of the year by MASA and MAEOP0

    by Kennedi Cox Dr. Mary M. White, chair and associate professor for the Department of Entrepreneurship in the College of Business, was recently selected as the Mississippi Office of Educational Professionals Administrator of the Year 2016. The award was presented by The Mississippi Association of School Administrators (MASA). White, who has been at Jackson State

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  • Politician to professor: Former Gov. Musgrove teaching urban and media studies at JSU

    Politician to professor: Former Gov. Musgrove teaching urban and media studies at JSU0

    by Rachel James-Terry Former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove patiently waits for the start of his Monday evening seminar in Mass Communications class at Jackson State University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies. While some students address him as “Mr. Musgrove,” others refer to him as “governor.” Either way, he casually answers to both. Having taught

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  • A Degree of Flexibility

    A Degree of Flexibility0

    By L.A. Warren While the JSUOnline degree program at Jackson State University is becoming more popular with traditional students, it’s especially helping nontraditional students pursue their educational goals. “Since many people can’t take time away from work, online assists them. With the way things are in the world, you must have online to reach the

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  • Chemistry major lands $210K fellowship

    Chemistry major lands $210K fellowship0

    Chemistry major lands $210K fellowship Harold Owens III, a senior chemistry major, has been accepted into the University of Michigan’s Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Program this fall on a fellowship totaling more than $42,000 per year for up to five years. Owens, 21, a native of Indianapolis, is a JSU MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers)

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