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…

‘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…

Jackson State University’s College of Business earns 5-year reaccreditation from national association AACSB

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University’s College of Business has earned reaccreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for an additional five years. Globally, only five percent of all business schools are accredited by AACSB International. Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Alisa Mosley said, “This announcement confirms…

Before Mississippi governor signed bill late last month, Sen. Wicker, JSU President Hudson, Coach Prime agreed student-athletes should be paid for name, image, likeness

(JACKSON, Miss.) — U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker sought opinions from JSU President Thomas K. Hudson and Tigers’ Coach Prime (Deion Sanders) about compensating student-athletes for the use of their names, images and likenesses and claims the “devil is in the details” about a proposed “Player’s Bill of Rights.” The meeting last month was part of…

Clark Atlanta University Launches Executive Leadership Institute for Next Generation of HBCU Presidents

First-of-its-kind program to recruit and develop multidisciplinary skills among high-potential candidates (Black PR Wire) ATLANTA — Today, Clark Atlanta University and higher education stakeholders announced the launch of the HBCU Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) at CAU. The groundbreaking initiative will serve as an incubator for recruiting and developing the future presidents of over 100 Historically Black…

Jackson State University business professor receives $30K VentureWell faculty grant

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Dr. Sharon Simmons, associate professor of entrepreneurship, recently received the VentureWell Faculty Grant, providing $30,000 to the program over the next two years. “I felt like, wow, because this was my first attempt, and it was a success,” Simmons said. “I always envisioned being the principal investigator of impactful grants.” The program…

JSU is part of Smithsonian consortium supporting university museums and archives

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is one of five HBCUs joining the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture’s (NMAAHC) consortium to enhance their ability to care for and share archives that tell the story of African Americans and their essential role in American culture and history. The consortium also includes Clark…

Recent NBA All-Star Game showcased Jackson State University in salute to HBCUs while also raising millions for Thurgood Marshall College Fund, UNCF

(JACKSON, Miss.) — As Team LeBron and Team Durant created magic on the court during the recent NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta, a Jackson State University biomedical engineering student and former Miss JSU mingled virtually with peers throughout the country as HBCUs took center stage to tout their institutions while watching the game. Millions of…