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  • Alcorn School of Nursing welcomes new Dean, Associate Dean

    Dr. Debra Spring

    Alcorn State University welcomes new deans to lead its School of Nursing program to new heights.

    Brookhaven, Mississippi native Dr. Debra Spring is the school’s new dean of nursing. Spring, who is a University of Southern Mississippi alumna, earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1975; a master’s degree in nursing with a focus on nursing administration in 1979; and a doctorate degree in nursing education and administration in 2014. Spring served as a nursing faculty member at Hinds Community College for 25 years before being named the college’s assistant dean of nursing in 2005, where she remained until departing for Alcorn.

  • Alcorn welcomes Dr. Christopher Gilmer as Director of Online Education at the Vicksburg Expansion Center

    A new leader is at the helm at Alcorn State University’s Vicksburg campus.

    Dr. Christopher Gilmer, a Forest, Mississippi native, is the new Director of Online Education at Alcorn’s Vicksburg Expansion Center. Gilmer earned a doctorate degree in English with an emphasis in writing from the University of Southern Mississippi. He earned his master’s degree from Mississippi College. Gilmer also earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.

  • Alcorn junior Amber Harried to participate in the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program

    When Fayette, Mississippi native Amber Harried enrolled in medical classes provided by Jefferson County High School a few years ago, she discovered that she wanted to pursue a career as a physician.

  • Alcorn’s Joey Mitchell wins Outstanding New Professional of the Year Award

    The number of achievements of Alcorn State University’s dedicated employees continues to rise.

    Alcorn’s Director of Career Services Joey Mitchell won the 2015 Outstanding New Professional of the Year Award at the 2015 Mississippi Association of Colleges and Employers (MACE) Summer Conference Friday, July 17 at the BancorpSouth Arena and Conference Center in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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