Posts Tagged ‘Jackson State University’

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 MBJ Staff 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 MBJ Staff 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, […] [...]

JSU researchers honored

Five Jackson State University researchers have been recognized as pioneers in their fields by the National Academy of Inventors. The inductees are biology professors Ernest B. Izevbigie and Hari Parshad Cohly and chemistry professors Paresh Ray, Ming-Ju Huang and Kenneth S. Lee. Also inducted was former JSU biology professor John E. Piletz, who worked with […] [...]

JSU ethanol research

by Amy McCullough Published: July 24,2011

Tags: corn, Dr. Huey-Min Hwang, ehtanol, immobilization, Jackson State University

A Jackson State University professor has found that a technique called “immobilization” can be used to make enzymes used for ethanol production more stable and cost effective. Ethanol can be produced by microbial fermentation of sugar, and enzymes are used to convert polymer sugars such as starch into simple sugars. Dr. Huey-Min Hwang has shown […] [...]

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