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  • Alum’s donation, with matching gift, adds $500,000 to JSU’s coffers0

    by L.A. Warren Notable Jackson State University alum and automobile dealership tycoon Winston R. Pittman Sr. donated $250,000 to his alma mater – a gift matched by the U.S. Department of Education’s Title III, bringing the total award to $500,000. Pittman, president and CEO of Winston Pittman Enterprises, has dealerships in Kentucky, where he resides

  • 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