Posts Tagged ‘Jackson State University’

McMillan replaces Hayes

by Published: August 19,2012

Tags: Cynthia McMillan, Jackson State University, Jonas Hayes

Cynthia McMillian has been named executive director of the Delta 180 Degrees program. The Delta Democrat-Times reports she replaces Jonas Hayes, who accepted a job in Kansas City, Kan. McMillian is a native of Pine Bluff, Ark., and graduate of Jackson State University. [...]

Fisher joins MDOC

Grace Simmons Fisher has been named communications director for the Mississippi Department of Corrections in Jackson. Fisher joined the department after nearly 30 years at the Clarion-Ledger where she worked as a reporter and an editor. The corrections department said in a news release that Fisher is a Holmes County native and a graduate of […] [...]

Glover appointed to board

American Learning Corporation has appointed Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover as a new member of the board of directors. She is a certified public accountant, an attorney and finance administrator and educator. Glover is currently the dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University. She was previously the chairperson of the Department of Accounting […] [...]

BKD hires interns

BKD, LLP has added interns in its Jackson and Oxford offices. Gwinyai J. Beta graduated summa cum laude from Jackson State University in December 2011 where he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He joins BKD this spring as an intern in the Jackson office’s tax department. Beta is a citizen of Zimbabwe and came […] [...]

Kicker: Mississippi Craft Center named one of top 10 in country

Julia Daily, executive director, Mississippi Craftsmen’s Guild, has traveled around the country to visit art galleries and craft centers like the one she oversees, the Mississippi Craft Center. She has found that the work of Mississippi artists and craftsmen compares favorably to the best in the nation. “I would place our artisans up against any […] [...]

Hardnett joins faculty

by Published: January 29,2012

Tags: Cathy Hardnett, Jackson State University, PhD Project

Cathy Hardnett has completed her Ph.D. studies in accounting from Jackson State University and is now on faculty at the University of St. Thomas-Houston. Hardnett is one of only 195 African-American accounting business school professors in the U.S., most of whom have become professors since The PhD Project was created in 1994. The PhD Project […] [...]

Fuller to advise

Jackson State University director of athletics Vivian L. Fuller has been nominated by the Southwestern Athletic Conference and selected by the NCAA to serve as a member of the NCAA Division I HBCU Academic Advisory Group. Fuller is the first female to lead Jackson State’s athletics department. She joined the JSU team in August 2011 […] [...]

Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014 are: Freddie […] [...]

Hamme wins NSF funds

by Published: October 9,2011

Tags: Ashton Hamme, Jackson State University

Ashton Hamme, a Jackson State University associate professor, has won a three-year grant to teach the next generation of scientists while finding ways to use nanotechnology to detect water-born pathogens. The Clarion-Ledger reports the National Science Foundation awarded Hamme nearly $1 million for the project called JSU-RISE. It will enlist faculty members from a number […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Ayers family worked too hard to see neglect at this level

Never in his wildest dreams  would Jake Ayers had believed, in 1975, what has become of the Mississippi college desegregation lawsuit, known simply as “Ayers.” When all was said and done in 2004, Mississippi education officials said they could get to work enforcing the $503 million settlement designed to correct racist neglect of Jackson State, […] [...]

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