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  • Presidential Inaugural events April 16-17

    The inauguration of Alcorn State University's 19th President Dr. Alfred Rankins Jr. is just around the corner.

    The inaugural events will kick off Thursday, April 16 with the Family First Luncheon at Alcorn’s Graduate Business Building in Natchez, Miss. at 11 a.m. Percy O. Norwood Jr. will be the keynote speaker for the event. Norwood retired from the United States Coast Guard in 2000 with the rank of Captain after nearly 30 years of service.

  • Alcorn’s Health and Disability Services relocates to Rowan Hall

    Alcorn State University’s Health and Disability Services have found a new home on campus.

    Known to the Alcorn community as The Infirmary, the campus Health and Disability Services have relocated to Rowan Hall next to the E. E. Simmons Gymnasium. The move took place Monday, April 6th. The new location has more space, including five rooms for patients, as opposed to only two rooms in the old building.

  • Department of Mass Communications holds annual Media Day

    Students in the Alcorn State University Department of Mass Communications listened to sound advice from seasoned journalists during the department’s annual media event.

    Professional journalists from across the state of Mississippi spoke to students at the Department of Mass Communications Media Day 2015 event Wednesday, April 8th in the Dr. Clinton Bristow Jr. Dining Hall, Gold Room. A panelist of 11 media professionals gave the students tips that would prepare them for their career.

  • School of AREAS Celebrates 125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Land-Grant Act

    The Alcorn State University School of Agriculture, Research, Extension and Applied Sciences hosted its 125th anniversary seminar series Wednesday, March 25 in the Ray Johnson Assembly Center, Extension and Research Complex on the Lorman campus.

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Sat Apr 11

Braves Fest

Sat Apr 18

35th Annual Alcorn State University Jazz Festival

Location: Vicksburg Convention Center, Miss.
Sat Apr 18

Spring Concert

Location: Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
Tue Apr 21

The United Nations Global Food Security Conference

Location: J.D. Boyd Library, Medgar Evers Auditorium, Lorman Campus
Thu Apr 23

1890 Wellness Walk and Health Fair

Location: Ecology and Natural Resources Building, Lorman Campus;