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  • Walk, Run or Ride with Alcorn Saturday, August 29

    Alcorn State University School of Agriculture, Research, Extension and Applied Sciences invites the University and the community to come together for a “Walk, Run or Ride Summer Extravaganza” Saturday, August 29, on the Lorman campus. The event will kick off at 9:00 a.m. (registration is from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.) on the Jack Spinks/Marino Casem Stadium parking lot.

  • Alcorn senior Jonathan Weir accepted into the HBCU All-Star cohort

    The scholastic achievements of one Alcorn State University student have earned him national recognition.

    Jonathan Weir, a senior majoring in agribusiness management with an emphasis in accounting and finance, was accepted into the 2015-2016 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) All-Star cohort to participate in the White House Initiative on HBCU student ambassador for Alcorn. Weir will serve as an ambassador for the Initiative by providing outreach and communication with students about the value of education.

  • Alcorn student April Whitehead completes summer program at Duke University

    Alcorn State University sophomore and Port Gibson, Mississippi native April Whitehead made a significant stride in her college journey during her summer vacation.

    Whitehead participated in the six week Summer Medical and Dental Education Program at Duke University’s School of Medicine. The program’s goal is to address health disparities through increasing participation in medicine, biomedical sciences and the health care professions by underrepresented minority students, students from underserved communities, and students who aspire to provide health care in underserved communities.

  • Roderick Howard brings internship skills from WJTV News Channel 12 to Alcorn

    Alcorn State University senior Roderick Howard spent his summer vacation sharpening his journalism skills.

    Howard, a mass communication major with an emphasis on broadcast journalism, interned at WJTV News Channel 12 in Jackson, Mississippi. While there, he was able to learn a few tips from seasoned reporters.