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  • Alcorn receives grant for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Policy Research Center

    Alcorn State University is establishing the Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Policy Research Center, thanks to a $2 million grant the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the land-grant university. Alcorn will receive $400,000 for five years to research how current and past agricultural policies affected minority farmers and use that information to inform policy debate affecting future farm bills. The center will also provide education and support for minority farmers and ranchers.

  • Alcorn’s 2015 Homecoming “Yard Daze” events expected to cause nostalgia

    Alcorn State University’s 2015 Homecoming week will take it back to the 1980’s with its festive events.

    The “Yard Daze” events, which are inspired by Spike Lee’s 1988 film “School Daze,” will take those who attended Alcorn during the 80s down memory lane. Devina Hogan, director of Student Engagement, looks forward to celebrating Homecoming and seeing the revival of Alcorn traditions such as designing teepees.

  • Alcorn alumna Krista Davis is determined to beat breast cancer

    Krista Davis was on the fast track to an amazing career in public relations and brand strategy. While interning as a junior strategist for The Resource Guild, a brand management, lifestyle marketing and strategy-consulting agency in Atlanta, Georgia, she was living the exciting life she’d always dreamed about. Little did she know that a trip to her OB-GYN would change her life.

  • Alcorn’s School of Business gets accreditation reaffirmed

    Alcorn State University’s School of Business is still one of the best institutions to earn a businesses education.

    The board of commissioners of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) reaffirmed the accreditation status for Alcorn’s School of Business and its programs. The School was initially accredited by ACBSP in 2013.