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Alcorn State University wins award for University magazine

Alcorn magazin cover

In the spring of 2010, Alcorn State University did something it had never done before – produced the institution’s first magazine – highlighting the achievements of its students, alumni, faculty, staff, research, community outreach and degree programs. And the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has acknowledged Alcorn State for a job well done, awarding Alcorn, the University’s magazine with the Award of Excellence.

Alcorn State University’s magazine was recognized at the CASE District III and District IV Fusion Conference in New Orleans on February 22nd during the Awards ceremony.

Clara Ross Stamps, the associate vice president for marketing and university relations and editor of Alcorn, said the award is a testament to the hard work and commitment to excellence that is exemplified by the Alcorn community. “Alcorn is honored to receive such a prestigious award, especially for our inaugural issue. Competition for a CASE award is rigorous. The Alcorn family came together and this award represents the power of our community.”

CASE is one of the largest international associations of educational institutions, serving more than 3,400 universities, colleges, schools, and related organizations in 61 countries. CASE is the leading resource for professional development, information, and standards in the fields of education fundraising, communications, marketing and alumni relations.