Dustin Cardon

Web Editor Dustin Cardon is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He enjoys reading fantasy novels and wants to write them himself one day. Email him business tips at [email protected]

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USM Women's History Month Events, JSU EnRICH Program and MSU Virtual Workshop

The Committee on Services and Resources for Women at the University of Southern Mississippi is sponsoring a series of activities throughout March in recognition of Women’s History Month.

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Tomaz Cunningham

Jackson State University named Tomaz Cunningham as its new interim director of JSU Global in the Division of Academic Affairs in October 2020.

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The Shopkeep Co.’s Orange Raven Welcomes New Patrons

Hallie Harris, an artist who long dreamed of opening her own store, made that dream a reality when she opened The Shopkeep Co. in downtown Jackson in October 2020.

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Break iT at the Outlets, Bravo! Coquerel Wine Dinner and Mangia Bene Limited Hours

The Outlets of Mississippi recently opened a new attraction called "Break iT," which is a "Smash Room" where customers can physically smash items with baseball bats, golf clubs, hammers and more.

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New Belhaven Track Facility, JSU Campus Energy Network and USM Black History Month Displays

Belhaven University recently completed construction on a new eight-lane track and field complex. The track facility is located on the north side of the university's campus and extends from the Bitsy Irby building to Belhaven Lake.

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Sekou Smith

Jackson State University recently established the Sekou Smith Journalism Award in honor of its namesake, a JSU alum and NBA reporter and analyst who hosted NBA.com’s “Hang Time” blog and podcast. Smith passed away on Jan. 26 due to complications from COVID-19 at age 48.

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Jackson Heat Management Grant and Trash Service Resuming

The Mississippi Museum of Art last week announced the winning students from the Mississippi regional competition of the 98th Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

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JSU Black History Month Segments and MSU Public Online Resource Training

In honor of Black History Month, Jackson State University’s Concert Chorale recently performed a spiritual rendition of “Lord, How Come We Here,” which the university presented online in partnership with Mississippi Public Broadcasting and the Two Mississippi Museums in Jackson.

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Jacori Daniels

Jacori Daniels, president of the Jackson State University Student Government Association, came into his position in April 2020 and found himself immediately faced with challenges on campus from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Campbell's Craft Donuts Closure, Virtual St. Paddy's Parade and Fresh Market Lent Dishes

Campbell's Craft Donuts, a branch of Campbell's Bakery located at the currently in-development Belhaven Town Center, closed its doors on Sunday, Feb. 14, due to lack of business and other complications from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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