Jackson State recognized by Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

From The Clarion-Ledger
Associated Press

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recognizes four Mississippi colleges and universities and two in Louisiana for working with their communities. They’re among 154 schools that applied for the community engagement classification, and 115 which received it this week.

The Mississippi institutions are Millsaps College and Jackson State University; the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State University. The Louisiana schools are Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge and Loyola University of New Orleans.

 Louisiana State and Tulane universities were among 119 schools on the foundation’s list in 2008.

For more information, read the press release from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching at http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/newsroom/press-releases/carnegie-selects-colleges-and-universities-2010-community-engagement-classification.

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5 Responses to Jackson State recognized by Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

  1. Felix Okojie says:

    Another milestone for JSU. Kudos to Dr. Marcus Chanay , Dr. Valerie Shelby and Dr. Dianne Everett for coordinating this proposal during my lead as Provost and Vice President for Research.—Felix Okojie

  2. Tiffani says:

    Congratulations to the Community Service Department. Their office staff are so helpful and kind. They are very professional.

    Thank you to:
    Dr. Shelby
    Mr. Abram
    Mrs. Strong
    Mrs. Patterson
    Dr. George
    Ms. Clay
    We the students had so much fun and learned alot on our alternative break service trips. Keep up the good work

  3. Dianne D. Everett says:

    Great job. Thanks for your hard work as you empower our students and the communities served!

  4. Willis B says:

    The community service people are real cool and they care about students. I go to them more than I go to my advisor because they know about everything.

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