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  • Tickets for the 12th Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge available now

    It’s time for Alcorn State University Braves football fans to support their back-to-back Southwestern Athletic Conference Champions by purchasing tickets to one of next season’s biggest games.

    Tickets for the 12th Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge between the Alcorn Braves and Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference are available on and Tickets can also be purchased by calling 800-745-3000. Ticket prices are $25 and $35 plus applicable fees and taxes. The game will be played at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach, Florida and will be televised on ESPN Sunday, Sept. 4 at 1 p.m. ET.

  • Airnecia Mills to hold Summer Literacy Camp

    Enhancing the reading and comprehension skills of grade school students will be the focus of Alcorn State University alumna and Greenville, Mississippi native, Airnecia Mills’, upcoming summer camp.

    Mills’ 2016 “Under the Sea” Summer Literacy Program will begin Wednesday, June 1 and continue until Thursday, June 30 for students in grades K-5. The camp will be held at Mills Academy, located on 529 Highway 82 East in Greenville, Mississippi. The program will be Monday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon. A $250 fee that will cover snacks, t-shirts and academic materials is required for each participant. The camp enrollment is limited to 35 students.

  • Kendreka Pipes upcoming “Don’t Waist Your Worth” program will focus on body image

    Alcorn State University alumna and Baton Rouge, Louisiana native, Kendreka Pipes, plans to help young ladies realize that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes.

    Pipes’ upcoming “Don’t Waist Your Worth” summer program will start Monday, June 6 and will continue until Friday, June 17 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the James C. Kennedy Wellness Center, located on 1 Honeysuckle Drive in Charleston, Mississippi. The program is designed to emphasize to young ladies that their worth is not determined by their waist size, hence the word play in the program’s name. The program is for girls ages 13-17. A $30 registration fee is required for all participants.

  • Alcorn’s Division of Marketing and Communication wins College Public Relations Association of Mississippi Awards

    The Alcorn State University Division of Marketing and Communication was recognized for their dedication to producing quality content at this year’s College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) Conference in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

    The Division competed in three categories and won awards in each category. Alcorn took home two Senior Division category first place awards, one in the Sports Media Guide for the “Celebration Bowl Media Guide” and another in the View book for “Be Brave. Go Further.”, an admissions recruitment guide. Alcorn placed third in the Special Publications Senior Division category for “Alcorn, the University’s magazine.”