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  • Major Andrell J. Hardy promoted to lieutenant colonel

    Lt. Col. Hardy with his family.

    Alcorn State University’s Andrell J. Hardy’s hard work with the U.S. Army and the University’s ROTC Program has earned him a higher rank for his service.

    Hardy was promoted to lieutenant colonel Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the Dr. Clinton Bristow Jr. Dining Hall Gold Room at the Promotion Ceremony.

  • Adam Stirgus promoted to division manager at Waffle House

    On Monday, Oct. 6, Alcorn State University alumnus and Vicksburg, Mississippi native Adam Stirgus ascended to the next level in his career.

    While attending a routine staff meeting at Waffle House, the franchise’s former district manager was informed that he had been promoted to division manager. Stirgus was overcome with shock and awe upon hearing the news.

  • Alcorn School of Nursing’s mobile health unit set to provide free women’s health services

    Nurses from Alcorn State University’s School of Nursing Family Clinic will board the mobile health unit and travel to the main campus Thursday, Oct. 27 to offer free women’s health services and education.

    The nurses will be providing free clinical breast exams, pap-smears, human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines, and much more. The mobile health unit will be stationed in front of the Alcorn’s Health and Disability Services, located in Rowan Hall.

  • New Alcorn grant will provide assistance to STEM students

    Alcorn State University’s latest grant will allow science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors to become leaders in their fields.

    The National Science Foundation awarded Alcorn’s Department of Chemistry and Physics a $377,939 grant through the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP). The funds will be used for the Department’s upcoming “Targeted Infusion Project: Infusing Evidence-Based Instructional Practices into the STEM Curriculum at Alcorn State University.”