Alcorn State begins plans to build new dormitory

March 20, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Alcorn State University plans to build a new 500-bed dormitory on its Lorman campus The College Board approved plans for the 3,400-student university to hire an […]

Grambling’s second half comeback tops Alcorn 27-20 in SWAC Championship

December 8, 2016 in Sports

Alcornsports.com/news HOUSTON – In a tale of two halves, the Alcorn State University football program jumped out to a 17-0 lead at the intermission, but Grambling State came back to […]

Alcorn repeats as SWAC champion with 49-21 win over Grambling

December 7, 2015 in Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — For the second-straight year Alcorn State lifted the Southwestern Athletic Conference Football Championship Trophy at NRG Stadium after beating Grambling State 49-21 on Saturday. The Braves (9-3) […]

Alcorn State chemistry professor Noland Boyd killed in wreck

October 13, 2015 in Education, News

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — An Alcorn State University associate professor riding his motorcycle over the weekend was killed by a teenage driver, according to authorities. The Vicksburg Post reports Dr. Noland Boyd […]

Alcorn alumna Jacqueline Walters to speak at commencement

April 30, 2015 in Education, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Lorman, Miss. – Prominent physician Dr. Jacqueline Walters will be giving the commencement speech to more than 700 Alcorn State University graduates May 9th at 8:30 a.m. in […]

College football: Alcorn State defeats Southern 38-24 to claim SWAC championship

December 8, 2014 in Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — It took 20 years, but Alcorn State can once again be called champions. John Gibbs, Jr. threw for 245 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday to lead […]

Alcorn State cruises to 41-14 win over Alabama A&M, John Gibbs scores 3 TDs

November 10, 2014 in Sports

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (AP) — John Gibbs Jr. scored three touchdowns to lead Alcorn State over Alabama A&M 41-14 on Saturday. Gibbs had touchdown runs of 58 and 31 yards, and […]

Alcorn State races to 77-48 victory over Prairie View

October 27, 2014 in Sports

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — John Gibbs, Jr. passed for four touchdowns and Arron Baker ran for three more as Alcorn State scored in bunches to defeat Prairie View 77-48 […]