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SIAC Moves Football Championship to Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference today announced a unanimous vote from its council of presidents to move the conference football championship to Montgomery, Ala. The deal will seal a place for one of the nation’s most popular NCAA Division II football conferences and its annual title game in the Cramton Bowl through 2017.
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Benedict’s Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Installed as Alpha Kappa Alpha President

Screen Shot 2014-07-18 at 6.13.25 PMDorothy Buckhanan Wilson was installed this week as the international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Wilson, a graduate of Benedict College and Clark Atlanta University, will lead the world’s oldest Greek-lettered organization founded by Black women with more than 260,000 members in chapters around the world. Continue reading

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WATCH – Jackson State, City of Jackson Announce Sales Tax Partnership

Representatives from the City of Jackson, Ms. and Jackson State University held a press conference last month to announce a partnership to develop a master plan for the state’s one-percent sales tax revenue initiative. The city and institution will work together to outline infrastructure improvements and entrepreneurial development in the city.
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