Jackson State University will host commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday for graduates of 2021, 2020, 1971

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University will celebrate three commencement ceremonies this week over two days, honoring the 2021 Graduate Class and the Golden Diploma Class of 1971 at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center (AAC); the 2021 Undergraduate Class at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium; and the 2020…

NSF provides Jackson State University $150,000 grant to improve diagnosis, develop cancer therapy using artificial intelligence

(JACKSON, Miss.) — The National Science Foundation has awarded Jackson State University a $150,000 research grant to implement machine learning/artificial intelligence for potentially improving cancer treatment and survival. The project is being led by Dr. Jian-Ge Zhou, an assistant professor in JSU’s Department of Chemistry, Physics and Atmospheric Sciences. His study of light emissions could…

After earning his bachelor’s, Jackson State engineering honor student will enter Columbia University’s graduate school, aims to continue life-saving research

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Hezekiah Williams will earn his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering this weekend after arriving at Jackson State University as a transfer student from a community college, racking up numerous awards and honor society inductions along the way. His next stop? A fully funded master’s program at Columbia University in New York City….

Atención, LOCATION CHANGE: JSU, Jackson-Hinds Community Health Center urge Hispanic/Latino communities, entire city to get vaccinated on campus Tuesday in McCoy Auditorium

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is again partnering with the Jackson-Hinds Community Health Center to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations in the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium on the main campus. Free first-dose vaccinations will be administered TUESDAY, May 4,  for the general public and campus community. Health care workers are especially appealing to the Hispanic and Latino communities,…

Atención: JSU, Jackson-Hinds Community Health Center will urge Hispanic/Latino communities, entire city to get vaccinated on campus Tuesday

CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED LOCATION‼️ (JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is again partnering with the Jackson-Hinds Community Health Center to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations in the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center on the main campus. Free first-dose vaccinations will be administered TUESDAY, May 4, for the general public and campus community. Health…

BET Executive Jon Marc Sandifer Launching Harlem Hall of Fame

Veteran Black Entertainment Television (BET) programming executive Jon Marc Sandifer (American Gangster: Trap Queens, Ruff Ryders Chronicles, A Thousand Words with Michelle Obama) announces the formation of the Harlem Hall of Fame. The Harlem Hall of Fame will honor the legends and icons that have made significant contributions to Harlem’s iconic and historic reputation around…

‘JSU CARES’: About 1,500 vehicles lined up recently for food, water during outreach aided by community partners, volunteers

(JACKSON, Miss.) — A parade of vehicles began lining up hours before the start of a Community Food Box Giveaway recently that was sponsored by Jackson State University’s Center for Community Engagement along with several major partners that included Amazon affiliates. JSU, businesses and dozens of campus and community volunteers provided non-perishable goods to 1,500…

Award-Winning Film, “A New Day In Mississippi” To Premiere Tonight in Jackson, MS at the Historic Smith Robertson Museum & Cultural Center

April 27, 2021 10:57 AM Eastern Daylight Time JACKSON, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The award-winning short documentary film, “A New Day in Mississippi” is scheduled to premiere in Jackson, Mississippi tonight, Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Taking place at the historic Smith Robertson Museum & Cultural Center, located at 528 Bloom St, Jackson, MS 39202, the sold-out event will…

COVID-19 vaccinations “Tuesday”: At JSU, Jackson-Hinds Community Health Center offering Moderna, Pfizer vaccines to general public, university community

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is again partnering with the Jackson-Hinds Community Health Center to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations in the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center on the main campus. Free first-dose vaccinations will be administered TUESDAY (April 27) for the general public and campus community, and free second-dose vaccinations are also available TUESDAY…

THE WOMEN SONGWRITERS OF FAME TO INDUCT FEMALE ICONIC HITMAKERS

The historic awards show will help to culminate Black Music Month 2021 with great & gifted honorees! The Women Songwriters’ Hall of Fame, founded to honor women whose body of work represents the best of the heritage and legacy of modern American music, will pay homage to 10 noteworthy female songwriters on June 25, 2021….

Crystal Thomas: Now Dig This!

by Scott M. Bock Crystal Thomas calls herself a country girl. Small town life in Louisiana suits her just fine. But this country girl is out to make a name for herself with her powerful voice and she’s not afraid to get on a plane and take a long trip when there’s a gig. A…

H.E.R. Drops “Come Through” feat. Chris Brown

Get It Here Today, four-time Grammy Award winner H.E.R. releases her brand new single “Come Through” featuring multi-platinum, Grammy Award winner Chris Brown, from H.E.R.’s upcoming album, Back Of My Mind, slated for release this summer via MBK Entertainment/RCA Records. Listen here.

GOURMET BRAND SYMPHONY CHIPS ANNOUNCES NEW BRAND PARTNERSHIP WITHM GRAMMY-NOMINATED R&B SINGER / SONGWRITER STOKLEY

Stokley Releases New “Cascade-LVRS QUARREL MIX” W/ Live Performance Video (Atlanta, GA – April 22, 2021) – Black-owned gourmet brand Symphony Chips is excited to announce their new brand partnership with multi-Grammy nominated R&B star Stokley. Together, Symphony Chips and Stokley will work to inspire chip lovers to choose a healthier snack option.   Symphony Chips has emerged as one…