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JSU alum establishes $100,000 endowment for first-time college students from Yazoo County

JACKSON, MS – Dr. Annie Rene Harris Slaughter earned three degrees from Jackson State University, and now she established a $100,000 endowment in memory of her mother – also an alum – to help undergraduates pursue their academic dreams at their alma mater. Funds will be matched by Title III, according to a press released… Continue reading JSU alum establishes $100,000 endowment for first-time college students from Yazoo County

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Tips to surviving your freshman year at an HBCU

Welcome newly HBCU Freshman to the experience! It’s that time… Welcome to college at a HBCU! The HBCU Campaign Fund organization would like to share a few tips with you to make sure that you are mentally prepared for your first year and for the years to come until you’ve walked across the stage. Go… Continue reading Tips to surviving your freshman year at an HBCU

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Kentucky State University partners with Pearson to offer free e-textbooks for students

FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky State University (KSU) has announced that the university is making college more affordable for students by partnering with Pearson, a New York-based learning company, to offer e-textbooks to all KSU students for a flat fee. While Pearson has agreed to offer a flat fee, KSU has offered to cover the other… Continue reading Kentucky State University partners with Pearson to offer free e-textbooks for students