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Serving Mississippi College students as the school’s infirmary through the 1980s, Farr Hall has experienced much change during its lifetime.

The "Everywhere with Roy Lewis" exhibition at JSU features photographs from Lewis' career, including historical moments and the everyday lives of black people.

When Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouts in 1912, she understood that dedicated and dynamic leaders were vital to helping girls develop their full potential. With the support, vision, and commitment of these role models, girls have the opportunity to find—and become—leaders in their communities and the world. Today, the Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi ...

Steel Service is celebrating 50 years service throughout 2019, and in April, the company celebrated its success at a quarterly luncheon which included all employees as well as special guests, all of whom have contributed to the success of Steel Service. Incorporated in January of 1969 and located centrally in Flowood, Steel Service has grown ...

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Mississippi (ACEC/MS) announced the 2019 winners of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) during an evening ceremony at the newly opened Two Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson. The ACEC/MS EEA Banquet is held annually to honor member firms for design achievements of superior skill and ingenuity. Mississippi’s engineering ...

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said in addition to the arrests and convictions, 357 children were rescued across the nation.

Viral footage of the incident captured by bystanders has already prompted an internal police probe, a $10 million civil rights claim and a chorus of fury on social media.

In 1974, 11 women defied the leadership of the Episcopal Church to become ordained as priests. While no canon law forbade their ordination, the norm was

Mary Frances Schjonberg, longtime senior editor and reporter for Episcopal News Service, was awarded the House of Deputies medal on June 10 by the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of …

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its June 10-13 meeting here The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions that are summarized below. Committee on Finance * Establish …

For the fourth consecutive year, more than one million international students enrolled at USA universities. Residents of China comprise one-third of the college students from outside America.

Data privacy and civil liberty concerns are mounting over the potential for misuse of biometric information provided by migrants to the EU.

Racial, economic composition of school contributes to environmental justice concerns On the edge of Aberdeen lay a lovely tract of land that

From stunning examples of Gothic revival to Brutalism’s giant box-like constructions, the world’s most impressive law school buildings span decades and even centuries. With modern marvels like Frank Gehry’s Loyola Law campus and the new University of Sydney Faculty of Law building, and traditional structures like Yale Law’s Sterling Law Building, these architectural giants were chosen for their ingenuity, aesthetic beauty, and commitment to creating an…

Actress Dr. Tommie “Tonea” Stewart’s career in theater education spans nearly 50 years inspiring hundreds of students and giving them the tools to make it in the entertainment business.

Jackson State University, in collaboration with the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc.’s, Central Mississippi Chapter, has been awarded a $75,000 grant for its Women RISE proposal which exposes women and other underrepresented minorities to STEM. The grant is funded through Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s partnership with Apple and will help JSU host a one-day symposium on Sept. 12, 2019, at Eagle Ridge Conference Center…

The Mississippi on the Potomac Reception was held June 4 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC

Mississippi College graduates Chris Thurman and his wife, Kim, need no introduction to the Clinton campus. A 1993 MC graduate, Chris played on the Choctaws hoops team, while Kim starred on the Lady Choctaws squad at the A.E. Wood Coliseum.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned at a recent decree from the Government of Italy that contains several provisions affecting refugees and migrants,

Corporal punishment in school may seem like a practice that has long since disappeared from U.S. public schools, but every school day there are students who are punished by being struck by an educator – proof that corporal punishment remains a painful reality in thousands of public schools.

The study by the Institute for Justice, a libertarian legal advocacy group, also found that as unemployment goes up, so do civil forfeiture cases.

From discipline problems to too much "teaching to the test," these parents felt public education was failing their kids — so they switched.

For boys to learn 7 manly qualities your son won’t learn playing video games, dad needs to be in the conversation. Make sure they know the manly definition.

You can’t help but smile watching our 5th and 6th-grade girls in the week-long Girl Power camp. It's one of the amazing Shoestring Saints Mini Camps. a collaboration between St. Andrew's Episcopal School and Operation Shoestring
The activity of the day is to draw a self-portrait. Then other girls are to write positive words on each portrait describing the girl in the picture. The girls’ bright…

Gospel lessons combine with sports activities and worship services for Mississippi College summer campers.

A church in Chapel Hill is fighting homelessness by building new, "tiny homes," available to homeless people with extremely low incomes, on property near the church.

The FDA has issued a safety communication about issues regarding batteries in certain Medtronic implantable pacemakers or cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers.

Incoming Mississippi College freshmen Maddie Varnum of Destin, Florida, Jake Farris of Dallas, Texas and Cole Benoit of Carriere are pictured at MC's summer Orientation on May 30
Maddie Varnum of Destin, Florida desired to attend a Christian university, and knew a couple of people at Mississippi College.
Soon after arriving on the Clinton campus, Maddie knew she fit in as an MC Choctaw. “This is the college I want to go to.”
In late May, the Floridian is among 200 incoming freshmen…