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  • Alcorn president speaker at annual alumni scholarship banquet

    The president of the nation's oldest public land-grant Historic Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will be the keynote speaker at a scholarship banquet sponsored by a local alumni chapter of the university.

    Dr. Alfred Rankins Jr., the 19th president of Alcorn State University, will be the honored speaker at the annual Purple and Gold Scholarship Banquet sponsored by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Alumni Chapter of Alcorn State University. The banquet is the alumni's primary fundraiser for its scholarship fund.

  • Alcorn selects Courtney G. Pruitt as Women’s Basketball Coach

    Alcorn State University’s search for a new head women’s basketball coach concluded with a seasoned individual with extensive college coaching experience, most recently as the head women’s coach at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas.

  • Alcorn psychology student Ajasha Long gives back to community

    Alcorn State University senior and psychology major Ajasha Long never pictured herself working in a setting where caring for children was the primary task. Thanks to her internship where she worked with at-risk children, she developed a different way of applying her knowledge in various areas.

  • Alcorn’s Charles Edmond and Gemario Brooks receive award for sports broadcasting

    Two of Alcorn State University’s Department of Mass Communications’ employees were recognized for their hard work in broadcast journalism.

    Charles Edmond and Germario Brooks were awarded the first place award in the 2014 Best Sportscast-Sports Program-Sports Story category in the Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters Contest for their exceptional production of The Jay Hopson Coaches Show.

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Mon Apr 27

AREAS Seminar Series Grad Student Presentations

Location: Morris- Boykin Ag Science Building, Assembly Room, Lorman Campus
Tue Apr 28

Rowan Hall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Location: Rowan Hall
Wed Apr 29

Rural Development Funding Opportunities Workshop in Tylertown

Location: Walthall County Public Library, 707 Union Rd., Tylertown, Miss
Mon May 04

Rural Development Funding Opportunities Workshop in Raymond

Location: Hinds County Extension Office, 1500 Raymond Lake Road, Raymond, Miss
Sat May 09

Commencement 2015

Location: Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex