Jackson State University poli sci department receives $509K NSF grant, will collaborate with other universities on racial trauma and political behaviors

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Political Science Professor D’Andra Orey, Ph.D., has received a $509,000 multi-year grant from the National Science Foundation. Orey serves as the principal investigator. Funds will be used to explore the intersection of race, exposure to trauma and politics on urban residents compared to individuals residing in rural areas. Partnering institutions include Mississippi…

Jackson State University Appoints Josiah Sampson III as VP for Enrollment Management

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson announces the appointment of Josiah J. Sampson, III, Ph.D., as vice president for Enrollment Management, effective Jan. 18. In the role, Sampson will provide leadership and oversight for the university’s strategic enrollment management planning for the areas of admissions/recruitment, financial aid services and the registrar…

TV-One Airing Encore Presentation of “Unsung” with Mtume

In tribute to the late two-time Grammy winner James Mtume, TV-One will air an encore presentation of his feature on their longtime music documentary series, “Unsung”, on Wednesday, January 12th at 8 pm ET and Saturday, January 15th at 11 am ET. Originally aired in May of 2018, “Unsung”covered Mtume’s life and career from his…

SHEEN Magazine Announces William P. Chapman, III as the New Publisher

Same Premium Magazine, New Leader Fountain Inn, SC, January 06, 2022 –(PR.com)– SHEEN Magazine announces the promotion of William P. Chapman III to Publisher of SHEEN Magazine. With a proven track record of maximizing revenue, profit and creating high-quality content for the publication, the millennial master strategist and visionary takes his rightful place at the helm…

JSU Grad Damian Murray Named A Schwarzman Scholar

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University (JSU) alumnus Damian Murray has been named to the Schwarzman Scholars Class of 2023. The program funds a one-year master’s degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University. Through Schwarzman Scholars, Murray intends to research how entrepreneurship and investing can create wealth in communities of color and close the wealth…

President’s and Provost’s Scholars Reception honors 170 students for academic excellence

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University honored 170 academic “champions” on last Sunday, with some of them gathering for the inaugural President’s and Provost’s Scholars Reception to receive gold medallions for their steady commitment to excellence. The event was held in the atrium of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology building. Mitchell Shears, Ph.D., conceived…

Upcoming Graduate Dailyn Hereford Secures Full-time Opportunity at Oracle

(JACKSON, Miss.) —  On Friday, Dailyn Hereford will receive her bachelor’s degree in marketing from Jackson State University. She has accepted a full-time job offer and is currently working as a digital marketing specialist at Oracle. As a two-time summer intern for the Fortune 500 company, Hereford says, “As graduation approaches, I feel extremely relieved to…

Jackson State business students named regional winners of Deloitte FanTAXtic Tax Case Competition

(JACKSON, Miss.) —  A team of Jackson State University (JSU) College of Business students were recently named as one of nine regional winners of Deloitte FanTAXtic Tax Case competition. The students, Camryn Gaines, Jayla Manor, Jessica Tate and Ashanti Campbell, competed virtually with nearly 200 other students and faculty, representing more than 40 colleges and universities.  “I am…

SOUTHERN LACED: FORTY OVER FORTY LACED PEOPLE TO WATCH IN 2022

Southern Laced would like to recognize successful individuals over the age of 40 for our FORTY OVER FORTY LACED People to Watch in 2022 edition. Each nominee will be evaluated based on their accomplishments and individual story. Candidates must be over the age of 40 as of January 31, 2022.  The deadline to submit nominations…

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…

New associate VP for Business/Finance at Jackson State University has served over 18 years in public, private sectors

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Misti A. Munroe is the new associate vice president for Business and Finance at Jackson State University. She will report to Vice President/Chief Financial Officer Howard Brown, who expressed confidence in her experience in the public and private sectors, with emphasis in finance, portfolio management, banking and alternative investments.  “I’m very excited…

SOUTHERN LACED TAKES FIVE WITH OMEGIA

SL: Tell us about yourself. How did you get into creative writing? OK: My creative writing started at a very young age. I come from a large family and I used to sit under the dinning room table and make up stories about my family. My Star Wars action figures had scripts that had nothing…

RENEE RAMORE HAIR CARE BRINGS SCIENCE TO HAIR FOR WOMEN OF COLOR

Celebrity Chicago Hairstylist Launches New Coconut Infused Hair Care System For All Hair Types (Black PR Wire) Celebrity hairstylist Tacara Renee Hammons, recognized as Tacara Renee in the beauty industry and CEO of Renee Ramore Hair Care today launches a new coconut-infused, three-part hair care system that richly hydrates without affecting the unique curly hair…