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Dr. Carmen J. Walters Named 14th President of Tougaloo College

JACKSON, MS – The Board of Trustees of Tougaloo College is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Carmen J. Walters as the 14th President of the historic institution. As the college celebrates its Sesquicentennial Anniversary and embraces what lies ahead in the new era of higher education, Dr. Walters brings a depth of executive-level… Continue reading Dr. Carmen J. Walters Named 14th President of Tougaloo College

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Tougaloo College Welcomes Two Presidential Candidate Finalists to Campus Feb. 11 and 12

JACKSON, MS – Tougaloo College welcomes two (2) presidential candidate finalists to campus on February 11 and 12. Melva Williams, PhD – Monday, February 11, 2019 Carmen Walters, PhD – Tuesday, February 12, 2019 In a letter written to the Tougaloo College community from Edmond Hughes, Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, the visit purpose… Continue reading Tougaloo College Welcomes Two Presidential Candidate Finalists to Campus Feb. 11 and 12

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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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Jackson State National Alumni Association Launches $5 Million Fundraising Campaign

JACKSON, MS – During Jackson State University’s homecoming pre-game show, the National Alumni Association publicly launch the Millions of Eyes on Excellence Fundraising Campaign with the anticipation of raising $5 million within two years. Jackson State President William B. Bynum, Jr. challenged the alumni to raise $5 million after they collaboratively raised $1 million by… Continue reading Jackson State National Alumni Association Launches $5 Million Fundraising Campaign

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Lane College Announces ‘A Different World’ Actress Jasmine Guy as 2018 Homecoming Parade Marshal

JACKSON, TN – Lane College, a historically black college, located in Jackson, Tennessee announces ‘A Different World’ Actress Jasmine Guy as 2018 Homecoming Parade Marshal. According to an press release by the university, Lane college is pleased to announced actor/dancer/director Jasmine Guys as the 2018 Lane College Homecoming Parade Marshal. Guy is best known for… Continue reading Lane College Announces ‘A Different World’ Actress Jasmine Guy as 2018 Homecoming Parade Marshal