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Alcorn State University welcomes Dr. Felecia M. Nave as the 20th President

ALCORN, MS – In April, the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced the unanimous decision to name Dr. Felecia M. Nave as the President of Alcorn State University. Dr. Nave currently served as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C. “Dr. Nave has… Continue reading Alcorn State University welcomes Dr. Felecia M. Nave as the 20th President

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Five HBCUs Lead as Engines of Upward Mobility

A study performed by the American Council on Education Center for Policy Research and Strategy, Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) play an integral role in the education of students of color, those from low-income backgrounds, and students who are first in their family to attend college. The data in the report verify that working assumption with… Continue reading Five HBCUs Lead as Engines of Upward Mobility

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SWAC Basketball Tournament trophy to be named after the late Coach Davey L. Whitney

LORMAN, MS – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Men’s Basketball Championship trophy to be named after Kentucky State University grad and Alcorn State University sports figure Coach Davey L. Whitney. According to a press release from the university, SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted to name the Men’s SWAC Championship Basketball Tournament trophy after… Continue reading SWAC Basketball Tournament trophy to be named after the late Coach Davey L. Whitney