Despite his challenging upbringing, Gregory Hobson graduated and secured a job at Lockheed Martin as a cybersecurity software engineer.
Ameshya Williams-Holliday, a third-round pick 25 overall, becomes the first HBCU player selected in the WNBA since 2002.
The Jackson, MS native and aspiring software engineer Jordan Hubbard, a computer engineering major at JSU is an Apple HBCU Scholar.
Jackson State Athletics has earned the N4A program certification; becoming the 1st in the SWAC and only the 3rd HBCU to achieve the designation.
First Lady Michelle Obama drew a record crowd for Jackson State’s Spring 2016 commencement, where she implored graduates to overcome adversity and discrimination by rising “above the fray.”
The Black male teacher pipeline (PreK-12) is in need of repair. While the nation continues to educate an increasingly diverse student population, retaining Black males teachers has reached a tipping point. Nationally, no more than two percent of public school teachers are Black males. The percentage pales in comparison to the overall number of teachers […]
Engineering students at Jackson State University have designed a “smart mat” that gauges foot temperature of diabetics to help thwart the danger of lower extremity amputations – particularly in Mississippi, where the risk is greater, according to the CDC. The Mississippi Department of Health said the Magnolia state ranked second in the nation for prevalence […]
Jackson State University’s College of Business recently received a donation of $23,000 from the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR). Lovell Cox, JSU alumnus and Director of Marketing and Sales for UPRR’s Western Region, presented the contribution to Business Dean Ramin Maysami. “The College of Business has formed a strong strategic partnership with Union Pacific. Given the […]