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Read August 30 issue of the MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: August 30,2013

Tags: Abner's Chicken, Alcorn State University, education, Nube

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Alcorn to welcome students to new hospitality school in spring

by Ted Carter Published: August 30,2013

Tags: Alcorn State University, education, hospitality training, Natchez, Tunica

The casino industry from Natchez to Tunica has grown to adulthood without a designated higher education program to train its future managers — until now. With seed money from the Ayers higher education settlement of the early part of the last decade, Alcorn State University this spring will open its School of Hospitality and Gaming […] [...]

Alcorn eyeing Natchez, Vicksburg for expansion

LORMAN — Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II said he is paying close attention to ASU’s campuses in Natchez and Vicksburg as prime locations for additional programs and course offerings as enrollment continues to grow. “It may be the case that the growth model for the university is not in the Lorman location, […] [...]

College Board approves university construction projects

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s College Board has approved the top 10 construction priorities of the state’s universities. Here is the total amount requested from the Legislature by each institution for the top 10, as well as the top two projects from each: ___ Alcorn State University Total for top 10 projects: $56.2 million. Top projects: […] [...]

Alcorn State president Christopher Brown wins award

by MBJ Staff Published: August 16,2013

Tags: Alcorn State University, Christopher Brown, education

APLU’s Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence (CADE) has named Alcorn State University President M. Christopher Brown II, Ph.D., as the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for significant contributions to increasing diversity and access in the higher education community. Brown is the first president of a historically black college or university (HBCU) to […] [...]

Alcorn cuts administration in move to reemphasize recruiting, mission

LORMAN — Alcorn State University reduced its administration, aimed at reemphasizing enrollment management and more clearly aligning the services provided by the university with its mission and strategic goals. President M. Christopher Brown II maintained five divisions, creating a Division of Student Success and Enrollment Management, among other changes. The newly created Division of Academic […] [...]

Rob Shorette named ASU ombudsman

by MBJ Staff Published: August 9,2013

Tags: Alcorn State University, C. Rob Shorette II, education

C. Rob Shorette II to the position of presidential ombudsman for administrative affairs at Alcorn State University. Currently, Shorette is writing his dissertation in pursuit of a Ph.D. in higher, adult, and lifelong education at Michigan State University. In addition to his academic pursuits at Michigan State, he also worked in various roles for the […] [...]

Fraternity recognizes Alcorn president Christopher Brown

by MBJ Staff Published: August 2,2013

Tags: Alcorn State University, Christopher Brown, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II is the recipient of the 2013 Image Award for Education from Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. In 2012, Brown was instrumental in welcoming nearly 60 children from surrounding communities to Alcorn’s inaugural Children Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom School. Now in its second year, the program continues to […] [...]

Myrlie Evers, Christopher Brown take home awards

by MBJ Staff Published: July 19,2013

Tags: Alcorn State University, Christopher Brown, Myrlie Evers

Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II has earned the title of Male HBCU President of the Year from the Center for HBCU Media Advocacy. Brown, who in 2010 at the age of 39 became the youngest HBCU president in the nation, had his contract extended in 2012 by the Board of Trustees of […] [...]

Dania receives award

by MBJ Staff Published: April 19,2013

Tags: Akash Dania, Alcorn State University, education

Alcorn State University School of Business faculty member Dr. Akash Dania’s research paper titled “Examining Performance of Socially Responsible Investing: Case of Faith Based Compliance” was awarded the McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award in International Business studies at the recently held 2013 Federation of Business Discipline conference in Albuquerque, N.M. This research paper was co-authored with […] [...]

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