Alcorn State had 97 student-athletes honored for academic success, during the 2014-15 academic year.The Southwestern Athletic Conference All-Academic team is announced annually to give recognition to the young student-athletes who excelled in the classroom. Alcorn and the nine other members All-Academic team of the SWAC totaled 1,150 athletes."We are extremely proud of our student-athletes that have excelled academically.
We truly appreciate their commitment to excelling in the classroom and their individual sports. Our expectations are to increase the number of honorees on an annual basis," said Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Derek Horne.Each student had to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in order to make the team.The Men's and Women's tennis team had the highest GPAs at 3.77 and 3.73. Women's soccer, Men's golf, and the softball programs also had team GPAs over 3.00.
TRACK & FIELD
ATTEND A GAME
WBB at Texas Southern University
MBB at Texas Southern University
WBB vs Jackson State University
MBB vs Jackson State University
Sounds of Dyn-O-Mite
Alcorn State University's marching band is known as the "Sounds of Dyn-O-Mite" (SOD). The band has more than 220 members and was founded in the 1960s. The "Golden Girls" (GGs) are an established dance squad. They have been featured with the marching band since its inception. The marching band is led by four drum majors.
Explore your passion and expand your creativity through Alcorn State University’s Department of Fine Arts. Art courses available to all students broaden your range of ideas, enhance your understanding of mankind, and open new doors of communication, from drawing to theatre to speech. Choose a bachelor of music degree program in performance(instrumental, piano, or vocal) or in music education (instrumental, piano, or vocal), where you can focus on your own skills and interpretation or on teaching others to advance in an area you love.
NE MISS ASU ALUMNI CHAPTER PRESENTS:
ASU GOSPEL CHOIR
ALCORN GOSPEL CHOIR
"VICTORY IS MINE"
For three and a half decades the Department of Fine Arts at Alcorn State University has sponsored what has become Mississippi’s longest-running and most prestigious jazz festival. The day-long festival features performances by some of the most outstanding professional jazz musicians and university, college and secondary school jazz ensembles from throughout the United States. Highlights of the festival are the afternoon workshops and evening concerts by some of the world’s greatest jazz artists.
Ron Carter and his “Golden Striker”