Alcorn State University

A five-year-old drummer from Louisiana has received a band scholarship from Alcorn State University.

Legendary SWAC basketball coach Dave “The Wiz” Whitney died Sunday at his home in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was 85 years old. A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Whitney coached at Texas Southern University from 1964-1969 before moving on to Mississippi’s Alcorn State University (1969-1989,1996-2003) where his legend would be cemented. Read more from the Sun Herald: He’s […]

School Name: Alcorn State University Location: Alcorn State, Mississippi Year Founded: 1871 Number of Students: 3,682 undergraduate students Specialty Programs: Robotic Engineering Greek Life: • Sororities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Inc. • Fraternities: Alpha Phi Alpha Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Inc., Omega Psi Phi […]

Rudy Chestang, a former Alcorn State University (ASU) Braves basketball player, has filed a lawsuit against the university and Dr. Alvin T. Simpson, a psychology professor, for sexual harassment, according to WJTV.com. SEE ALSO: Spike Lee: Hollywood Doesn’t Know About Black People Chicago-native Chestang arrived in Lorman, Miss., in 2005, after accepting an athletic scholarship […]