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  • Alcorn President Alfred Rankins Jr. announces inaugural 2017 Presidential Bus Tour

    Alcorn State University President Alfred Rankins Jr. will embark on his inaugural Presidential Bus Tour, a focused effort to meet with statewide high school and junior college students, counselors and school leadership, to discuss the advantages of an Alcorn education. The 2017 tour will leave the campus of Alcorn State University Tuesday, Jan. 17 and span 13 days with 55 stops throughout the state of Mississippi ending March 1.

  • Catherine Bridges earns doctorate in nursing practice from the University of Miami

    Alcorn State University alumna Catherine Bridges is the epitome of hard work and dedication.

    The 27-year-old earned a doctorate degree in nursing practice from the University of Miami Thursday, Dec. 15. With this accomplishment, Bridges earned her fourth degree in a five-year span.

  • Heather Jackson wins Teacher of the Year at Natchez Freshman Academy

    Another Alcorn State University graduate has received honors for their outstanding commitment to educating today’s youth.

    Heather Jackson, a Fayette, Mississippi native, was named the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year for her dedication to students at the Natchez Freshman Academy in Adams County. Jackson, who earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2011 and a master’s degree in secondary education with a concentration in school counseling in 2016, teaches English at the Academy.

  • Keturah Antongiorgi preps to prepare others for success at upcoming Vision Board Party

    Achieving success is a goal that most individuals set to accomplish as their new year’s resolution. The common saying leading up to January 1 is “New year, new you.” The desire to change for the better is what inspired Alcorn State University alumna Keturah Antongiorgi to start her annual Vision Board Party, which motivates women to not only work together, but to also strive for prosperity.