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  • Alcorn honors the legacy of Dr. Walter Washington at Founders Day

    Alcorn State University students, faculty, staff and alumni convened to reflect on one of the University’s legends, Dr. Walter Washington.

    Alcorn celebrated 145 years of excellence at the 2016 Founders Day Convocation Wednesday, Sept. 21 in the Oakland Memorial Chapel. This year’s theme was “A Salute to Dr. Walter Washington,” in honor of the University’s longest tenured president. Washington retired form Alcorn in 1994 after 25 years of service.

  • Alcorn’s Panicker Makes Breakthrough in Organic Blueberry Research

    By applying animal and forest wastes, Dr. Girish K.S. Panicker, director of Conservation Research, School of Agriculture, Research, Extension, and Applied Sciences (AREAS), has succeeded in increasing the vitamin C and total anthocyanins content of Rabbiteye Blueberries.

  • Alcorn National Alumni Association Foundation to host Purple & Gold Golf Tournament during Homecoming Week

    The Alcorn State University National Alumni Association Foundation Incorporated is gearing up for its annual golf tournament that will benefit the University’s Department of Athletics.

    The 8th annual Purple & Gold Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Oct. 14 at Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina, Mississippi. The Tournament will start at 10 a.m. Early registration is $90 per person. Those who decide to pay on the day of the event will be charged $100. The deadline for early registration is Saturday, Oct. 1.

  • Alcorn’s suicide prevention program encourages Alcornites to raise awareness about suicide prevention

    In honor of September being National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the Alcorn State University suicide prevention program, ASU-SPARK, is encouraging students, faculty and staff to participate in The Kognito Program, which is a free, 40 minute online program that will help Alcornites learn how to recognize warning/risk signs of suicide and lead others to seek help.


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Tue Sep 06

Tickets on sale now: Braves vs Razorbacks, Oct. 1

Location: Little Rock, AR
Thu Sep 29

University College, First and Second Year Experience First Year Frenzy Workshop_Health and Wellness

Location: J.D. Boyd Library, Medgar Wiley Evers Auditorium
Sat Oct 01

Braves vs University of Arkansas

Location: Little Rock, AR
Wed Oct 05

Wreath-Making Demonstration

Location: Fayette, MS
Fri Oct 07

Mississippi Highway Patrol Safety Exhibit and Demonstrations

Location: Dr. Clinton Bristow Jr. Dining Facility