Jackson State University accepting registration for 2021 Homecoming Parade that will roll through downtown Jackson

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University will present its 2021 Homecoming Parade at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in downtown Jackson. Parade registration is available through JSU Marketplace. The fee is $30 through Sept. 30.After that, regular registration will include an additional $20 late fee (Oct. 1-5). For parade rules and regulations, click here. Download the parade route here….

Jackson State President Announces 100 Percent Vaccination Among the Executive Cabinet and Academic DeansPresident Challenges Campus Community and Fellow HBCUs to Strive for Total Vaccination

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson is pleased to announce 100 percent vaccination among his executive leadership team and academic deans. Hudson said he hopes the news will inspire additional leadership on campus and throughout the community of historically black colleges and universities to follow suit. “I am extremely happy to…

Jackson State University’s WJSU receives $450K from Corporation for Public Broadcasting to expand public radio music format for young, multicultural audiences

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University’s WJSU radio station will receive $450K from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) as part of a $1.3 million grant CPB is allocating to three public radio stations. Funds will be used to implement an Urban Alternative format to connect with young, multicultural audiences. WJSU will also use the…

Civil Rights And The Arts 2021

The Arc of Freedom & Social Justice is proud to invite you to our annual event Civil Rights & The Arts (C.R.A.T.A) 2021. Due to Covid-19, we have split the event into a two-day experience, and although it is not required we ask that all guests wear a mask and be vaccinated or have a…

Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations will be available Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Jackson State University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at “One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center will provide Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations. Insurance is not needed, and vaccines are provided at no cost…

JSU nationally recognized as a top 20 HBCU

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is ranked as a top 20 Historically Black College and University, according to U.S. News and World Report. “These rankings serve as a frame of reference to what we offer not only as an HBCU but as an institution of higher learning. At Jackson State University, we provide students…

JSU alumna becomes the new CFO for Atlanta’s High Museum of Art

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Atlanta’s High Museum of Art has appointed Jackson State University alumna Felicia Neal Daniel as chief financial officer in Georgia. Daniel is responsible for development of financial strategy, annual and long-term financial planning, and ongoing financial reporting and operations. “I am delighted to join the High Museum of Art and am deeply…

W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s $700K grant will aid 1st phase of Digital Tele-Health Incubation Hub at Jackson State University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — A $700,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation will help Jackson State University’s College of Health Sciences launch the first phase of its Digital Tele-Health Hub (DTH) that will address historical health disparities among African Americans. The department’s CEPH-accredited School of Public said the coronavirus pandemic and its variants have raised the…

JSU’s social media platforms listed as top-ranked among Mississippi institutions

(JACKSON, Miss.) — A nationwide study released by Rival IQ recently revealed that Jackson State’s social media engagement is ranked highest among all other competing Higher Ed institutions in Mississippi. JSU is also the overall second highest ranked Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the country. “Jackson State University is honored to be recognized…

Walgreens Mobile Clinic Administers COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines at Historically Black College and University Events

Latest mobile clinic tour builds upon success reaching rural communities and medically underserved groups across the nation September 09, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The next stops for the Walgreens mobile clinic offering walk-up access to COVID-19 and flu immunizations are focused on events tied to some of the nation’s historically Black…

Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations will be available Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Jackson State University

(JACKSON, Miss.) — COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14,at “One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center will provide Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations. Insurance is not needed, and vaccines are provided at no cost by…

ESSENCE Celebrates Global Black Fashion With Its Annual ESSENCE Fashion House During New York Fashion Week

Happening Thursday, September 9th, the Experience Will Highlight Cutting-Edge Global Black Creatives and Feature Fashion Runway Collections, Exclusive Designer Showcases, Industry Conversations and Much More! September 03, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ESSENCE, the leading and only 100% Black-owned media, technology and commerce company at scale dedicated to Black women and communities,…

Jackson State University will offer Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations Tuesday, Sept. 7

(JACKSON, Miss.) — COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to students, faculty, staff and community members from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7,at “One University Place, Suite 6, 1100 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39217. The Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center will provide Moderna and Pfizer vaccinations. Insurance is not needed, and vaccines are provided at no cost by…

Casual clothing brand Dockers ‘Recognizes’ Jackson State University band director Little in inspirational storytelling series

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Dr. Roderick Little, director of bands at Jackson State University, is currently featured in the Dockers brand storytelling series “Recognize.” Launched in honor of Black History Month, and extending beyond, Recognize is “about celebrating inspiring community members, contributors and influencers making a difference with their distinct perspectives, style and commitment to finding…