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  • Founders’ Day speaker shares impassioned views about JSU

    Founders’ Day speaker shares impassioned views about JSU0

    by L.A. Warren Educational expert and keynote speaker Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre delivered a rousing message in October during Jackson State University’s 139th Founders’ Day Convocation, challenging the audience to “start talking” proudly about the institution. Butler-McIntyre, a former director of human resources for the Jefferson Parish School System in Harvey, La., told students inside the

  • Alumnus leads NWS Forecast Office0

    Jackson State University alumnus, William “Bill” Parker has been selected to serve as the Meteorologist-In-Charge of the NOAA National Weather Service Forecast Office in Jackson, Mississippi. The office is one of 122 NWS Weather Forecast locations in the nation and one of 32 in the NWS Southern Region. In his new position, Parker will be

  • Alumna to compete in Miss Black USA National Pageant0

    Mississippi winner Kristy Johnson, alumna of Jackson State University, proves beauty queens are more than a pretty face as she prepares to represent the state in the Miss Black USA National Scholarship Pageant. Johnson will represent Mississippi in the national pageant Aug. 2-7, 2017, in Washington D.C. She will vie for a $5,000 academic scholarship,