Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, including Congressman Steven Palazzo, are coming together to support a bill to build partnerships between coastal institutions of higher education and the federal government.
The gifted education program at Oak Grove Lower Elementary hosted an education program Wednesday for learning in a real-world context. Students in second and third grades are learning to problem solve, think and build.
“This funding will give more Mississippi students access to the advanced coursework they need to achieve their full potential,” Wicker said. “All students deserve the same educational opportunities regardless of where they live.”
Wedneday was a day filled with informational sessions on the topic at the University of Southern Mississippi. An education and training session to discuss human trafficking and ways to combat it was held inside the Trent Lott Center on USM’s campus.
A new project in the University of Southern Mississippi School of Humanities will feature oral and written histories of Mississippi National Guard soldiers who’ve served in conflicts in the 21st century.
Jones College won ten games last season - including a bowl victory for the first time since 1998 - but fell short of a national championship on the football field. However, the Bobcats were awarded perhaps an even bigger honor as the NJCAA’s Football Academic Team of the Year.