Schedule of Inaugural Events

 Online ticket sales will end at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, 2011.  

Friday, April 15, 2011            Vicksburg Campus Celebration 

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 

Symposium on the Future of Black Colleges in America
Location:The Vicksburg Convention Center 
              1600 Mulberry Street
              Vicksburg, MS 39180
              Open to Public

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.                                  

 

The First Mother's Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Herman “Skip” Mason Jr., 33rd general president of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated
Location: The Vicksburg Convention Center 
              1600 Mulberry Street
              Vicksburg, MS 39180
              Open to Public, First Come First Serve

*4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.                      

      

Campus Tours (on your own) 
Location: Alcorn State University Lorman Campus
             1000 ASU Drive 
             Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
             Open to Public

*7:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight                     

 

"Home of the Braves" Concert featuring
Gucci Mane
Travis Porter
Dondria
Cost: $15.00
Location: Jack Spinks Stadium
             1000 ASU Drive
             Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500             

     
*indicates events to be held on the Lorman Campus 
     

Saturday, April 16, 2011        Lorman Campus Celebration 

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

 

Ecumenical Prayer Service
Location: Oakland Memorial Chapel
             1000 ASU Drive
             Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
             Open to Public

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

 

Alcorn Family Gospel Brunch
Location: Dr. Clinton Bristow Jr. Dining Facility
             1000 ASU Drive, #630
             Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500 
             Cost: $5.00 Payable at Door Only

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Presidential Investiture Ceremony
Location: Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
             1000 ASU Drive, #510
             Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
             Open to Public

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

Celebration Dinner (by invitation only; formal attire) 
Location: President’s Residence
* Due to overwhelming response to this event, a venue change was necessary to accommodate guests. The Celebration Dinner will be held in the Gold Room of the Dr. Clinton Bristow Jr. Dining Facility.  

7:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight

 

Purple and Gold Presidential Ball featuring     
    Eva Kennedy and The Nameless Band
Location: Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
             1000 ASU Drive, #510
             Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
             Cost: $50.00
Note: Faculty and staff must RSVP for complimentary ticket, guest tickets are $50.00.
Attire: Formal (
Gowns may be any color of your choice.)   

     

Sunday, April 17, 2011           Natchez Campus Celebration 

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

Presidential Inauguration Worship Service
The Preached Word by Vashti Murphy McKenzie, Presiding Prelate for the 13th Episcopal District A.M.E. Church
Location: Zion Chapel A.M.E Church 
             228 North Dr. ML King Street
             Natchez, MS 39120
             Open to Public

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

“A Taste of Natchez on the Bluffs” Reception
Location: The Smith-Bontura House
107 Broadway Street
Natchez, MS 39120
Open to Public

     

 

 
 
INAUGURAL OFFICE
601.877.6111 | inauguration2011@alcorn.edu
1000 ASU DRIVE | ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY
ALCORN STATE, MISSISSIPPI 39096-7500