Posts Tagged ‘Alcorn State University’

Brown appointed trustee

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has elected Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II to its board of trustees. Brown’s tenure begins January 2012 and ends December 2015. Brown is not new to accreditation work having previously functioned as an assessment consultant for the Middle States Association of Colleges […] [...]

Acholonu makes presentation

by Published: November 16,2012

Tags: Alcorn State University, Alex Acholonu, medicine

Dr. Alex D.W. Acholonu, professor of biology at Alcorn State University, recently attended the International Congress of Tropical Medicine and Malaria held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Acholonu presented a paper on the “Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in chickens (Gallus domesticus) from McComb, Mississippi, USA.” He also published two articles — “Water as a […] [...]

CMMC welcomes Farmer

Marla Martin Farmer, RN, MSN, of Natchez has joined Central Mississippi Medical Center as director of surgical services. Farmer brings with her more than 25 years of healthcare experience as a registered nurse, most extensively with 17 years of OR experience and eight years of surgical management experience. Her vast experience in management includes strategic […] [...]

Panicker delivers lecture

Dr. Girish Panicker, director of the Center for Conservation Research at Alcorn State University, delivered a lecture ‘Organic Muscadine Production on Heavy Soil and Its Impact on Environmental Performance’ at the second International Organic Fruit Research Symposium held recently in Leavenworth, Washington. The symposium was sponsored by the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) in […] [...]

Center recognizes Brown

Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II recently received the 2012 Isaac Murphy Image Award for Education at Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville, Ky., during its annual awards ceremony honoring African Americans who have made a difference. According to the center, Brown received the award based on his work and contributions […] [...]

Alcorn alum honored

The National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) recently honored four Alcorn State University alumni. A native of Water Valley, Verdia L. Haywood received his bachelor’s degree with honors in political sciences and economics from Alcorn in 1970. He then received a national urban fellowship to attend graduate school at the University of […] [...]

For Mississippi farmers … Cost uncertainties temper cheers for prospect of higher crop prices

A pair of Mississippi agriculture economists say 2012 crop winners should be soybeans, corn and — to a lesser degree — cotton. But don’t expect farmers are sleeping all that well as March arrives and planting choices must be made, said John Michael Riley, an agriculture economist with the Agricultural Extension Service at Mississippi State […] [...]

Tatum appointed to board

Dr. Michael L. Tatum has been appointed to serve on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College board of trustees as a Harrison County representative. Board members are selected by the Board of Supervisors in each county of the college’s district. Tatum began will serve until December 2016. Tatum is the assistant superintendent in the Gulfport […] [...]

Myrlie Evers returns to Alcorn State

Myrlie Evers has returned to Alcorn State University as a distinguished scholar-in-residence. Widely known for her work on civil rights and racial justice throughout the United States and the world, Evers will spend her time at Alcorn engaged in offering seminars in the Department of Social Sciences, preparing her archival papers for library deposit and […] [...]

Employees attend conference

Alcorn State University employees Dr. Girish Panicker, director of the Center for Conservation Research, and Ashwani Srivastava, chief extension associate, ASU Extension Program (ASUEP), represented the university and shared its global extension and research vision during the International Conference on “Innovative Approaches for Agricultural Knowledge Management, Global Extension Experiences”  organized by International Society of Extension […] [...]

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