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Jackson State, SodexoMAGIC celebrate five-year partnership

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Screen Shot 2019-07-17 at 10.30.20 PMJackson State University President William B. Bynum Jr. recently met with Earvin “Magic” Johnson, chairman and CEO of SodexoMAGIC, in celebration of the university’s fifth-year partnership with SodexoMAGIC, in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

“It was a great honor and privilege to meet an American icon who has invested an enormous amount of his time, talent, and treasure in the African American community by blazing trails for aspiring and current athletes and inspiring entrepreneurship,” said Bynum. “Jackson State is excited about the future of our ongoing relationship with SodexoMAGIC. Since partnering with the university, the company has made significant investments in our food service program and infrastructure.”

SodexoMAGIC provides comprehensive dining management and catering services to JSU, including service for residential student meal plans, retail dining, a convenience store, and franchise outlets: Chick-fil-A, Pizza Hut, and Burger King.

Throughout the partnership, there have been several capital investments, including Chick-fil-A renovations in fall 2018, renovations in the Heritage Dining Hall in summer 2019, and the addition of SubConnection, planned for a fall 2019 opening.

Upcoming service enhancements will consist of new menus overseen by Chef G. Garvin, nationally acclaimed TV host, author, and NAACP Image Award winner; a mobile app feature for daily menu items and wellness tips; and allergen-friendly meal programs to support vegetarians and other specialized dietary needs.