Alcorn promotes Briscoe and Harper to assistant athletic director roles

Katrina Briscoe has been named Alcorn State University’s assistant athletics director for Compliance and Student Athlete Services and Michelle Harper has been named assistant athletic director for Academics and Student Athlete Development. Briscoe has spent the past two years with Alcorn as its director of Compliance and Student Athlete Services. Harper spent the last year as Alcorn’s coordinator of Student Athlete Services.

“Katrina has done outstanding work on behalf of our student athletes and coaches. She has become a leader in the area of athletic compliance, and I am grateful for her continued contributions to our success,” Cable said.

Briscoe arrived on campus after serving as the compliance coordinator at Oregon State University since 2013. Prior to her full-time appointment at OSU, Briscoe was the compliance coordinator at Savannah State University and served as the game day operations assistant.

“I am incredibly honored and excited for this opportunity,” Briscoe said. It is a privilege to work alongside such an exceptional group of administrators, coaches, and student athletes.”

Briscoe a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education in 2008 from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. She earned a master’s degree in sport management from High Point University in 2010.

Before arriving at Alcorn, Harper worked as an academic coach for the NFL Player Engagement’s 1st and Goal Program. Prior to her appointment with the NFL’s 1st and Goal Program, Harper served as an academic counselor/ life skills coordinator and directed student athlete development programs and first year course at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Michelle has been a tremendous asset to the office of athletic academic enhancement.” Cable said. “Her knowledge and experience, as well as relationships with coaches and student athletes, has been very beneficial.”

“I am pleased and elated to assume this new role,” said Harper. “I look forward to continuing to serve our student athletes, coaches, and Alcorn State University.”

Michelle is a Gulfport, Mississippi native. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in sport management from The University of Southern Mississippi.

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