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Alcorn Holds Spring 2024 Commencement

Alcorn State University (ASU) held its Spring 2024 commencement exercise on Saturday, May 11th on the Lorman campus at the Davey L. Whitney Complex (New Gym).

This year, the graduation was held at two separate times. At 9:00 am the first ceremony took place which included the Graduate School, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, the School of Nursing and the Golden Class. Shortly after the conclusion of the first ceremony the second ceremony took place at 1:00 pm which consisted of the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and the School of Education and Psychology. There were 400 graduates who received their Associates, Bachelor’s Master’s and Doctorate degrees.

The keynote speaker for the first ceremony was Dr. Kia Conerway. Dr. Conerway is a consultant, strategist and founding paster of the Church at the Well. The second ceremonies’ keynote speaker was Montell Jordan. Jordan is an author, pastor, Grammy Award winner and a recipient of the 2023 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award.

You can visit the live stream of the event on YouTube at alcornstateu. Below is a list of the itinerary for the graduates.

College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Graduate Recognition Program
(Reception immediately following.)
Tuesday, April 30
6:00 p.m.
Agriculture Extension and Research Complex: Ray Johnson Auditorium
School of Education and Psychology
Induction Ceremony
Wednesday, May 8
1:00 pm.
Oakland Memorial Chapel
Cap & Gown Pick-upWednesday, May 8
12 noon – 3:00 p.m.
E. E. Simmons Gymnasium
Baccalaureate ServiceThursday, May 910:00 a.m.Oakland Memorial Chapel
Cap & Gown Pick-upThursday, May 9
12 noon – 4:00 p.m.
E. E. Simmons Gymnasium
Commencement RehearsalFriday, May 1010:00 a.m.Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
Cap & Gown Pick-upFriday, May 10
Immediately following the commencement rehearsal until 3:00 p.m.
E. E. Simmons Gymnasium
Department of Military Science Commissioning CeremonyFriday, May 101:30 p.m.Rudolph Waters Classroom Building Auditorium
School of Nursing 
Undergraduate Pinning and Graduate Hooding Ceremony
Friday, May 10
3:00 p.m.
Natchez Convention Center
211 Main Street
Natchez, MS 39120
Commencement DaySaturday, May 11
9:00 a.m. CeremonyProcession starts at 8:45 a.m.Golden ClassGraduate StudiesCollege of Agriculture and Applied SciencesSchool of Nursing
1:00 p.m.  Ceremony
Procession starts at 12:45 p.m.College of Arts and SciencesSchool of BusinessSchool of Education and Psychology
Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
DiplomaDiplomas will be mailed within two weeks to the address provided on the graduate’s application for degree.
Quashondra Addison
Quashondra Addison
Quashondra Addison is a Freshman Mass Communications major from McComb, Mississippi. She will be a contributor to The Campus Chronicle for the 2023-2024 academic school year.


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