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  • School of Education and Psychology recognize CAEP accreditation with celebration ceremony

    Alcorn State University students, faculty, staff, legislators and community leaders gathered to help the School of Education and Psychology celebrate their momentous achievement.

    The School celebrated becoming the first historically black college or university in the country and the first institution of higher learning in the state of Mississippi to receive the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation. The celebration was held Wednesday, April 27 in the Dr. Clinton Bristow Jr. Dining Facility Gold Room.

  • Alcorn athletes receive their degrees at graduation for student-athletes

    After years of showcasing the excellence of Alcorn State University’s athletics programs, the University’s student athletes officially hung up their sports gear and replaced it with caps and gowns.

    Alcorn’s graduation ceremony for student athletes was held Thursday, April 28 in the Dr. Clinton Bristow Jr. Dining Facility Gold Room. The ceremony was held for students who are unable to participate in the University’s Commencement Exercises Saturday, May 7 due to various sports competitions.

  • Alumna Brittney Broadwater publishes first book, “It Is Finished: A Devotional of Unadulterated Truth”

    In the midst of going through one of the darkest periods in her life, Alcorn State University alumna Brittney Broadwater found peace in writing three years ago. In the process of penning what would become her first publication, “It Is Finished: A Devotional of Unadulterated Truth,” she realized that her writing could not only get her through tough times, but also help others.

    “At the time I began writing three years ago, I was experiencing heartbreak,” said Broadwater, who graduated from Alcorn in 2011. “I began writing as therapy and for spiritual healing and realized my writing was not only a blessing to me, but also a blessing to others. This year, I finally decided to pursue publishing the devotional in an effort to use my story as a blessing to others.”

  • Terry McBeth and Ebony Thomas look forward to their roles as Junior Class President, Miss Junior

    Alcorn State University’s 2016-2017 will head into next year under the leadership of their newly elected Junior Class President, Terry McBeth, and Miss Junior, Ebony Thomas.

    Terry and Ebony are eager to be the faces of their class next year. Both students are great fits for their upcoming roles because they both have had the urge to lead.

    “It feels good to represent my class as their president next year,” said Terry, a social science education major from Chicago, Illinois. “I’ve always been interested in helping my class. Being the junior class president is a great way of giving me that opportunity.”


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Mon May 02

Pick up your Cap and Gown!

Mon May 02

Screen-Free Week

Location: Clinton Bristow Jr. Dining Facility Grounds, Lorman Campus
Mon May 02

School of AREAS Graduate Recognition Program

Location: The Ray Johnson Assembly Center, Extension and Research Complex, Lorman Campus
Wed May 04

Make and Take Do It Yourself Workshop

Location: Jefferson County Multipurpose Building, 307 S. Main St., Fayette, MS
Fri May 06

International Coffee Hour

Location: Global Programs Building, Lorman Campus