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  • Robert Tatum Jr. chases dream of becoming a rural physician in the Rural Physician Scholarship Program

    Robert Tatum Jr. is one of many Alcorn State University students who are using their summer vacation to prepare for their futures.

    Robert, a Madison, Mississippi native and junior, was accepted into the Rural Physician Scholarship Program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

  • Marcus Griffin promoted to district conservationist for the Fort Valley Field Office in Georgia

    Marcus Griffin is on the path to excellence with the United States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS).

    The 2013 Alcorn State University alumnus was promoted to district conservationist for the USDA’s Fort Valley Field Office in Georgia. Griffin, who earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics in 2013, will be responsible for leading Peach, Bibbs, Taylor and Crawford counties in Georgia.

  • Twyla Johnson displays two collages at the Mississippi Bicentennial Small Town Film Festival

    Twyla Johnson, an Alcorn State University alumna and Hermanville, Mississippi native, used her creativity to showcase the county in which she grew up.

    Johnson, who earned a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling in May, presented two collages titled, “Quilting: Legacy Keeper” and “Port Gibson Homemade Happiness,” at the Mississippi Bicentennial Small Town Film Festival Friday, June 16 at the Mississippi Cultural Crossroads in Port Gibson. Her purpose for presenting the photographic stories was to showcase the positive things happening in Claiborne County.

  • Londell Eanochs elected mayor of Fayette

    The city of Fayette in Jefferson County, Mississippi is officially under the leadership of one who was groomed at Alcorn State University.

    Londell Eanochs, who earned a master’s degree from Alcorn in 2013 and went on to serve as the University’s senior network engineer, was elected the next mayor of Fayette Tuesday, June 6.