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  • Kenya native designs own future

    Kenya native designs own future0

    By L.A. Warren Native Kenyan and former Jackson State University student James Kithuka said coming to the U.S. involved adapting to its “abrasive, fast pace” and understanding the historical stigma of Mississippi. “We learn in Kenya to be humble, but meekness in the U.S. is seen as weakness,” he said. “You have to be firm

  • Recreational complex revamp

    Recreational complex revamp0

    Grand reopening, including Payton Center, broadens focus, programs By Jim Ewing and Robert Jeuitt Jackson State University held a grand reopening of its Recreational Complex at the Walter Payton Center earlier this year. The revamped facility includes an expansion to reflect a new primary focus on recreation and increased emphasis on fitness and health. “JSU

  • Toyota Gives $160K Toward $800K Commitment

    Toyota Gives $160K Toward $800K Commitment0

    Toyota Manufacturing Mississippi, in the second year of its $800,000, five-year scholarship commitment, awarded $160,000 for five select freshmen to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies. “This will provide top students access to study engineering and the sciences and energize them to pursue those careers,” said Dr. William McHenry, director ofREAD MORE