Alumni, students attend ‘JSU Thrive’ event

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson State Alumni are working to move the college forward after a rough week of tough news. They want to make sure the school continues to thrive.

The event “Thrive JSU” was held at the Rose. E. McCoy Auditorium.

A panel made up of JSU alums met with current students to talk about the importance of staying involved with the college.

Over the course of a week, it was revealed Jackson State’s reserve fund has dropped from $37 million to $4.2 in just about four years. Also, University President, Dr. Carolyn Meyers submitted a letter of resignation, effective November 1.

Also on the panel were state lawmakers and former JSU President Dr. John Peoples.

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