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JSU/WCC Partnership, MSU Trick or Trot Event and USM Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Jackson State University is partnering with Washtenaw Community College in Michigan to create a program allowing students to transfer their associate degrees, with benefits such as guaranteed admission and access to in-state tuition.

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Grants Will Help Students Who Left School in Finishing Their Degrees

Mississippi students who left college at least two years ago without a degree can apply for a grant to help them return to—and finish—school.

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JSU Opendorse Partnership, MSU 4to24 App and Complete 2 Compete Tuition Assistance Grant

The Jackson State University Division of Athletics has partnered with sports technology company Opendorse to provide JSU student-athletes with education and resource opportunities to capitalize on their name, image and likeness, otherwise known as NIL.

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Scholarship Luncheon and Endowed Scholarship at JSU, MSU Reveille 25 Awards Program

Jackson State University's 2021 Mary E. Peoples Scholarship Luncheon will take place on Friday, Oct. 11, at 11 a.m. in the Jackson Convention Complex. The university plans to raise $150,000 for high-achieving students who are in financial need.

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MSU Diversity Award, WJSU CPB Grant and USM STEMed Speaker Series

Mississippi State University recently became a 2021 recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which recognizes universities for a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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As Rankin County Schools Ditch Mask Mandates, Jackson Requires Vaccines for Teachers

As Jackson Public Schools become one of the first in the state to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or weekly testing for employees, students in the nearby suburban Rankin County School District will no longer be required to wear masks.

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Mississippi Student Test Scores Decline in Math, English

The number of Mississippi students learning at or above grade level in math and English decreased across almost every age group during the first statewide assessments amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to results released by the Department of Education on Thursday.

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JSU HBCU Technology Conference, MSU-SEAS Program and USM Gulf Park Pantry

Jackson State University is one of several historically Black colleges and universities convening with major corporations in September at the inaugural HBCU Technology Conference, which aims to address the racial divide in STEM education and careers.

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Lawmakers Consider Teacher Pay, Insurance Cost for Families

A Mississippi public school teacher with 15 years of experience providing health insurance for their family took home just under $30,000 a year in net pay in 2020, a “shocking number,” a policy adviser with the Southern Regional Education Board told state lawmakers Wednesday.

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USM National Juried Painting Exhibition, JSU Digital Tele-Health Hub and MSU Wildfire Project

The Museum of Art in the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Performing and Visual Arts is hosting its biennial 2021 National Juried Painting Exhibition through Oct.1 at the university's Hattiesburg campus.

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JPS Hosting Vaccination Events Today, Tomorrow

The Jackson Public School District is hosting COVID-19 vaccination events at its middle schools today and tomorrow, where students over age 12 are eligible to receive their first dose of Pfizer’s vaccine.

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MSU Student COVID Relief, USM 4 + 1 = Done! Initiative and JSU TRIO Program Grant

Mississippi State University recently announced that it is disbursing more than $12 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding directly to university students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Women of Distinction Event and Coding Academy at JSU, MSU Center for Academic Advising

Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi will honor Ebony Lumumba, an associate professor of English at Jackson State University, and four other leaders at its Women of Distinction event on Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Westin Hotel in downtown Jackson.

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JPS Board Approves Virtual Learning Option for PreK-6th Grade Starting Sept. 2

Jackson Public School District parents have until 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, to fill out a survey indicating if they want the virtual-learning option for their pre-kindergarten to sixth-grade students.

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JPS Considering Virtual Learning, Invites Community Comments

Jackson Public Schools will hold a virtual meeting at 6 p.m. this evening, where the JPS Board of Trustees will discuss possible virtual learning options for students due to the fourth wave of increased COVID-19 numbers in Mississippi.

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