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Saturday, March 6, 2021

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Rickey L. Coleman: A True Alcornite

Rickey L. Coleman was born and raised in Lorman, Mississippi, two miles down the back road of Alcorn State University (ASU). He is currently the Director of Academic Advising at ASU where he helps guide incoming Freshmen. Coleman is the second oldest son of a single parent, Marietta Thornton, who...

Taea Jackson: Motivated to Succeed

Taea Jackson, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana currently serves as the 94th Miss Alcorn State University (ASU). Jackson attended Baton Rouge Magnet High School located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She applied and got accepted to many colleges but chose to atttend ASU. “I chose Alcorn because they offered me...

Wendalyn Towner: A True Go-getter

Wendalyn Towner is a 19-year-old Sophomore majoring in Biology Pre Professional at Alcorn State University (ASU) and is currently serving as Miss Sophomore for the 2020-2021 academic school year. Towner is the daughter of Wendell and Elaine Towner. She grew up in Canton, Mississippi with three older siblings, Jamerriah Page,...

Committed to Excellence

Jillian Mills, a Freshman Political Science major from Greenville, Mississippi is a young lady full of vigor and a determination to succeed. Mills has always displayed an enormous amount of leadership within her community. She has always loved giving back to her hometown by  investing her time in many organizations...

T’Amber Butler: Making an Impact

T’Amber Butler is a 21-year-old Vicksburg, Mississippi native and the daughter of Albert and Lula Butler. She is currently serving as the 2020-2021 President of the Impact Community Service Organization at Alcorn State University (ASU). While attending ASU, she has also become a member of other prestigious groups such as the...

Patrick Mason: Reaching New Heights

Patrick Mason is a 21-year-old Indianapolis, Indiana native and the son of Alisha Cobb. He currently attends Alcorn State University (ASU) where he is a Senior Biology Pre-Med major with dreams of becoming a Pediatric Oncologist. Mason is currently serving as Alcorn's 2020-2021 Student Government Association (SGA) President. While...

Mississippi Activist Extraordinaire: Calvert White

Calvert White is a Junior English Education major at Alcorn State University (ASU). He resides in Clinton, Mississippi where he has lived since he was 8. He works with Mississippi Votes as a democracy and action fellow which gets students registered to vote on campus. He also serves as...

Coleman and Booth to Attend NLCC

On Friday, February 28, 2020, Dr. J. Janice Coleman, Professor of English at Alcorn State University (ASU), and Erica A. Booth, a Junior Biology major from Bassfield, Mississippi, attended the 31st Annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration (NLCC) as William Winter Scholars. The theme of this year’s celebration was “Visits,...

Geekology: The New Frontier

Te'yah Wright is a Junior Environmental Science in Agricultural Systems major from Arlington, Texas. She began her academic career at Alcorn State University (ASU) as a Veterinary Medicine major but during a study abroad program to Costa Rica she discovered and decided to make Agricultural Systems her major. Her decision to attend Alcorn was solidified from her...

Alcorn’s Student Led Bible Study Sessions

Students on Alcorn State University’s (ASU) campus have come together to form a Bible Study Session's group. As of January 8th, this student led group is held every Wednesday in the J.D. Boyd Library on the 2nd floor at 6:00 pm. Derria White, a Junior Computer Science major from Bassfield,...