NASA Postdoctoral Program Seeks Early Career and Senior Scientists for Prestigious Fellowships at Its Locations Across the U.S.

Program offers unique and inspiring environment for fellows to conduct research with leading NASA scientists; apply by July 1 for next application cycle deadline May 02, 2022 10:51 AM Eastern Daylight Time OAK RIDGE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NASA invites both early-career and senior scientists to explore fellowship opportunities in its postdoctoral program and share in NASA’s mission…

Jackson State alum and Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources empowers graduates to boldly carve out their future success

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Proud family, tearful friends, and optimistic graduates gathered in sacred celebration at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium for Jackson State University’s Spring 2022 Undergraduate Commencement this morning, April 30. Thomas K. Hudson, J.D., president, honored the 641 undergraduate students who received their diplomas, imploring them to bask in this moment and be…

President and CEO of TIAA encourages JSU graduates to close minority wealth gap

(JACKSON, Miss.) –The Lee E. Williams Athletic Assembly Center was filled with blue and gold robes as the graduating class of 2022 sat next to the golden class of 1972 at Jackson State University’s Spring 2022 Graduate Commencement Ceremony this morning. Four hundred and fourteen graduate students, which included 34 doctoral graduates, in addition to…

ESSENCE Festival of Culture’s Roster Is Heating up With Wizkid, City Girls, Beenie Man, TEMS, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface, Kes, Mickey Guyton and More Still to Come

April 28, 2022 01:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ESSENCE Festival of Culture, the country’s largest festival based on per day attendance, is heating up its already star-studded lineup for this year’s virtual and in-person experience in New Orleans, June 30 to July 3, 2022*. As befitting this year’s theme “It’s the Black Joy…

JSU receives $60,000 donation from Enbridge Inc.

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University (JSU) recently received a generous $60,000 donation from Enbridge Inc., North America’s leading energy infrastructure company. The financial investment is slated to be evenly distributed across multiple programs on campus including the College of Business, College of Science, Engineering, and Technology and the JSU Career Service Center. “It is…

Statement from JSU Police Chief Herman Horton

The JSU Department of Public Safety was informed that Kamilah Fipps has been found safe in Richmond, Virginia, as of 1:45 p.m. (CST) today. I’d like to thank the Richmond Police Department and Detective Clarence Key for his diligence during this investigation. With the assistance of our JSU DPS team of investigators, I am sincerely…

Jackson State University professor recognized by Marquis Who’s Who in America

JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson State University’s Professor and Director of Music Education, Ramon Jackson, DMD, was recognized by the Marquis Who’s Who in America. The inclusion is limited to individuals who possess professional integrity, demonstrate outstanding achievements in their respective fields, and have made innumerable contributions to society. “This was a great honor and initial…

Top Black Female Sports Broadcaster Headlines Legends Film on Juneteenth

Pam Oliver lends “voice” to documentary about Georgia’s Black athletes’ during segregation (Black PR Wire) DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA – Pam Oliver, the nation’s highest-profile African American female sports broadcaster, is the voice actor of a historic documentary about Black athletes, coaches and sports auxiliary members who competed during the Jim Crow segregated years in Georgia….

12th Annual Salute Her Awards Celebrates Multi-Generational Excellence Hosted By Loni Love Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 7 P.M. ET on @SaluteHer.com

Nationally syndicated Cafe Mocha radio show to honor civil rights pioneers, legends in media, community leaders, and gospels music’s first family in celebration of women of the movement (Black PR Wire) Nationally syndicated show to honor civil rights pioneers, legends in media, community leaders, and gospels music’s first family in celebration of women of the…

COVID-19 vaccines, boosters today: JSU providing free Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and boosters to adults, children ages 12 and up

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is providing free Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and boosters to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. TODAY, April 26, at One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. Also, the vaccine/booster and regular Pfizer will be available for children ages 12 and up.  The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive…

As College Acceptances Arrive, Here’s How to You Ask for More Financial Aid

(Black PR Wire) It’s the time of year when students will begin receiving college admissions decisions and financial aid packages. Whether this will be a student’s first time in college or they are navigating the enrollment processes as a current or returning student, the availability of financial aid will likely be a leading consideration for…

Silver Alert Issued for JSU Senior Kamilah Fipps

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety has issued a silver alert for Jackson State University student Kamilah Fipps, 21, a senior from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is five feet, five inches, weighing 130 pounds, with black locks/hair and dark brown eyes. She wears gold metal rimmed glasses. Fipps was last seen on the afternoon of Tuesday,…