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We believe in knowledge and character. This is where you grow into the person you want to be…the person you should be.
A Strong Reputation
Alcorn State is more than a great HBCU. We are a great university.
Our Land-Grant Tradition
Backed by more than 140 years of success, we are advancing research in agriculture, applied science, and so much more.
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We believe in reaching out beyond campus, in engaging with the community around us to enrich all of our lives.
Alcorn State Is on the Rise
Record enrollment, new accreditations, distinguished alumni…and a Dyn-O-Mite band: You can be proud to be an Alcornite.
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Alcorn State University students, faculty, staff, and alumni are coming together to support a good cause.
Years ago when defensive coordinator at the University of Memphis, Jay Hopson came calling on the offensive coordinator at Mt. Olive High School, Fred McNair, for recruits, neither had an inkling of their future destiny at Alcorn.
Alcorn State University President Dr. Alfred Rankins Jr. reminded the incoming freshmen class about staying true to the morals that their parents instilled in them.
Move in day was both prideful and fearful for the Pollard family. On one hand, they were happy to see their daughter and Alcorn State University freshman and nursing major Keyonna make her own path. On the other hand, leaving her on her own stirred some emotions.