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  • Iesha Jackson looks forward to starting career at Tyson Foods in Georgia

    Iesha Jackson solidified her future with an impressive showing during her internship with Tyson Foods in Vienna, Georgia last summer.

    Jackson, who earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture sciences in May from Alcorn State University, made such a good impression during her tenure that she was offered a full time position as one of the company’s Operations associates/supervisor trainee. She will officially start her position Monday, June 5.

  • Dillon West starts production company

    Alcorn State University alumnus Dillon West is passionate about showcasing his creativity, so much so that he’s using his abilities to power his budding production business.

    West, who earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communication earlier this May, is the owner of Dillon West Productions, which focuses on taking professional photography and videography. He also works as a DJ for multiple events in his hometown, Natchez, Mississippi.

  • Alcorn’s Incubator Farm to host Ag Field Day

    Agricultural enthusiasts from around Mississippi will have the opportunity to learn what’s new in the farming world at Alcorn State University’s School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences upcoming event.

    The School’s Ag Field Day will be held Thursday, June 8 at the University Incubator Farm, located at 18600 Highway 397 in Preston, Mississippi, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Researchers from the School, extension professionals and staff members from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service will present current research findings, describe demonstration plot results and respond to questions.

  • Joy Applewhite accepted into the Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program

    Alcorn State University senior Joy Applewhite is laying a solid foundation that will ultimately lead to success.

    The psychology major from Prentiss, Mississippi was accepted to participate in the 2017-2018 Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program in Chicago, Illinois. The Program aims to increase diversity in law schools and in the legal profession by subsidizing the LSAT preparatory course and law school application expenses of diverse, high performing college students who have difficulty paying the expenses associated with applying to law school.