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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Mississippi Boychoir Be the Light Fun Run, Broadway in Jackson and Mississippi Nonprofit Grants

Mississippi Boychoir will host its annual Be the Light 5K-10K Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Flowood Nature Trail. Registration packets will be available at 7 a.m., and the race will begin at 8 a.m.

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JSU/WCC Partnership, MSU Trick or Trot Event and USM Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Jackson State University is partnering with Washtenaw Community College in Michigan to create a program allowing students to transfer their associate degrees, with benefits such as guaranteed admission and access to in-state tuition.

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Mea Ashley

Mississippi University for Women named Columbus native and Jackson State University alum Mea Ashley as its new director of Student Life on Sept. 1, 2021.

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Jurassic Quest, Bean Path Sprouting Season and Pumpkin Adventure at the Ag Museum

The Jackson Convention Complex will host a dinosaur-themed edutainment event called Jurassic Quest from Friday, Oct. 22, through Sunday, Oct. 24.

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JSU Opendorse Partnership, MSU 4to24 App and Complete 2 Compete Tuition Assistance Grant

The Jackson State University Division of Athletics has partnered with sports technology company Opendorse to provide JSU student-athletes with education and resource opportunities to capitalize on their name, image and likeness, otherwise known as NIL.

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Mississippi ToyCon 2021

Classic toy vendors from across Mississippi and beyond gathered for the second annual Mississippi Toycon, which took place on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Pearl Community Center.

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Dogmud Tavern Expansion, Extra Table Everyone Eats Program and Magnolia Speech School

Dogmud Tavern, a Ridgeland-based gaming bar and restaurant connected to local game developer Certifiable Studios that opened on April 1, 2021, announced on Friday, Oct. 1, that it will be expanding its facilities in honor of the tavern's six-month anniversary.

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Scholarship Luncheon and Endowed Scholarship at JSU, MSU Reveille 25 Awards Program

Jackson State University's 2021 Mary E. Peoples Scholarship Luncheon will take place on Friday, Oct. 11, at 11 a.m. in the Jackson Convention Complex. The university plans to raise $150,000 for high-achieving students who are in financial need.

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Mary Eileen Paradis

The University of Mississippi Medical Center named Mary Eileen Paradis as its first female Chief of Police and Executive Director of Public Safety in July 2021.

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Mississippi ToyCon 2021, New Stage Theatre and Southern Unity Project Pet Parade

Neal Bumpus, who organized the inaugural Mississippi ToyCon in 2020, is partnering with Nerdvana Comics, Games & Collectibles to bring the event back in a new location for 2021.

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