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  • Braves football team met with cheers as they left campus for Houston

    The Alcorn State University Braves football team was met with waiving pompoms, “Let’s Go Braves” signs and the chants of #FinishBraveStrong as they departed campus for Houston, Texas Thursday, Dec. 1.

    Supporters of the Braves stood at the campus entrance to cheer the team on as they traveled to face the Grambling State University Tigers in the 2016 Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship game at NRG Stadium Saturday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. The game, which will be televised on ESPNU, is a rematch of last year’s championship game in which the Braves dominated the Tigers 49-21.

  • The Office of the Registrar launches Robo-Registrar

    Alcorn State University’s latest initiative will grant students and alumni a quicker, more convenient way of retrieving their credentials.

    The Office of the Registrar launched the Robo-Registrar Initiative, which leverages digital technologies by extracting BANNER transcript data and providing it in PDF and other digital formats. The newfangled ordering process is part of the Office’s strategic evolution into a self-service data analytics unit that accelerates achievement of Alcorn’s mission-critical priorities.

  • Chansonique Rutherford experiences success in her final year of law school

    Alcorn State University alumna Chansonique Rutherford is on pace to being one of the top students in her graduating class.

    Rutherford, who studies at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas, is in the top 20 percent of the class of 2017. She reflects on the steps she took to reach this point, and how her commitment to her studies has garnered her current success.

  • Keith King spreads positivity with numerous books

    Keith Kings hopes that his three published books will uplift his peers and encourage them to be the best they can be.

    King, who is a lieutenant at the Alcorn State University Police Department, has written and published three books, “Crying, Through GOD’S Eyes,” “The Power of my Words,” and “The Open Doors of Success.” The books focus on changing bad situations to good ones, speaking love, wealth and success into existence and spirituality.