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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)

  • Javancy Jones nominated for C Spire Conerly Trophy

    Javancy Jones nominated for C Spire Conerly Trophy0

    Jackson State junior defensive end Javancy Jones was nominated for the 20th annual C Spire Wireless Conerly Trophy at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in December. Jones finished the 2015 season as the national leader in tackles for loss with 25.5. He also led the Tigers in tackles with 107 and posted

  • JSU receives $25,000 from Los Angeles alumni chapter0

    by L.A. Warren Jackson State University’s Los Angeles Chapter of the JSU National Alumni Association (JSUNAA) presented a $25,000 check to the JSU Development Foundation at a reception in Las Vegas in August. The gift is earmarked to fund scholarships for California residents attending JSU. After the presentation, Luther W. Williams, farwest regional vice president

  • Moments of Manhood

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    by Rachel James-Terry Like most college graduates, Eric Large returned home to Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 2001 after receiving a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Jackson State and immediately began working for corporate America. Six years into his position as a financial team leader, Large could no longer ignore his passion for

  • JSU alum lands $2.8 million grant

    JSU alum lands $2.8 million grant0

    by Destiny Alexander   Jackson State University alumna Dr. Krystal Martin, director of Student Success for South Louisiana Community College (SLCC) in Lafayette, has landed the Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) Program – Formula Grants. The U.S. Department of Education will award $2.8 million to SLCC over the next five years. The college is the first

  • Celebrate a legacy of Achievement, Success and Sustainability

    Celebrate a legacy of Achievement, Success and Sustainability0

    Dear Jackson State University Family, The mission of Jackson State University National Alumni Association, Inc. (JSUNAA) is to support and advance the interest of the University. JSUNAA believes in the University’s power to transform lives and to better the state, nation, and world. As alumni, we give our full support to the University as it