Alcorn: The Magazine wins Best Alumni Publication Award at the 2017 HBCU Awards Ceremony

Alcorn State University’s alumni publication continues to receive accolades for its creative designs, eye-catching photography and riveting stories.

Alcorn: The Magazine won the Best Alumni Publication Award at the 2017 HBCU Awards Ceremony Friday, July 14 at the Gallup Building in Washington D.C.

Alcorn was also nominated in the Best Student Organization, Male Coach of the Year and Female Student of the Year categories.

The University has been consistent at bringing home HBCU awards over the years. Last year, former Lady Braves basketball star, Norianna Haynes, won the award for Female Athlete of the Year for her dominance during the 2015-2016 season. In 2015, former Braves quarterback, John Gibbs Jr., won the Male Athlete of the Year Award and the Braves football team won the Men’s Team of the Year Award.

The University has also claimed awards in categories such as Female Faculty Member of the Year, Male President of the Year and HBCU of the Year.

The HBCU Awards, established by Jarrett L. Carter Sr., founding editor of HBCU Digest, celebrates the achievements of historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States in the fields of leadership, arts, athletics, research and community engagement.

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