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  • Alcorn State University to celebrate the life of legendary coach, Davey L. Whitney Sr.

    The life and legacy of one of Alcorn State University’s beloved alumni will be celebrated during a special memorial ceremony.

    University officials and family members of Alcorn’s former Men’s Basketball head coach Davey L. Whitney Sr. will gather on the university’s Lorman campus Saturday, June 6 at 12 p.m. in the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex to celebrate his life and contributions to Alcorn and the nation.

  • Alcorn alumnus earns law degree

    After three years of law school, Alcorn State University alumnus and Vicksburg, Miss. native Jason Ross has reached the pinnacle of his education.

    Ross earned his Juris Doctor degree from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Ga. Saturday, May 23. Prior to earning his law degree, Ross earned his master’s degree in health administration from Central Michigan University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Alcorn State University. He plans to prepare for the Georgia Bar exam. Once that process is complete, he plans to gain experience working at a law firm. His ultimate goal is to open his own practice that specializes in medical malpractice.

  • Alcorn alumni named Employees of the Year at Port Gibson Middle School

    Two of Alcorn State University’s own were recognized for their work as educators in the Claiborne County school district.

    On May 22, the Port Gibson Middle School faculty, staff and student body named Erma Myles and Bobby L. Banks Jr. Employees of the Year for their commitment to effectively increasing the knowledge of junior high school aged students in Port Gibson, Miss. and other areas in Claiborne County.

  • Alcorn’s Joey Mitchell earns doctorate degree

    Alcorn State University’s Director of Career Services Dr. Joey Mitchell recently accomplished a milestone in his educational career.

    Mitchell earned a doctorate degree in professional counseling from Mississippi College Friday, May 8. His new degree will give him the leverage he needs to play an important role in various capacities where counseling is involved.