What’s Happening? (November 15, 2016)

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WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE 2016

Alcorn State University’s Extension Program will be hosting its’ Women in Agriculture Conference on Monday, November 14, 2016 – Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in Flowood, MS. This year’s theme is “The Phenomenal Woman”.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP-TRAINING COURSE

The Alcorn State University Extension Program along with Southern Community College Regional Workforce Center will be hosting an Entrepreneurship-Training Course entitled “How to Start and Grow your Business” on Monday, November 14, 2016 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Southwest Mississippi Community College. The purpose of the workshop is to help individuals interested in starting a business, business owners needing guidance and technical students exploring self-employment. For more information, please contact Doris Ratcliff at (601) 783-5321 or Beverly Johnson at (601) 276-3836.

81ST ANNUAL MISSISSIPPI ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MEETING ABSTRACT DEADLINE: NOV. 15

The 81st Annual Mississippi Academy of Sciences Meeting will be held on February 23 – 24, 2017 at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS. However, the deadline for abstracts are November 15, 2016. To submit the abstract, visit http://msacad.org/submit-an-abstract/submit-on-line.

1890 LAND-GRANT COMMUNICATIONS SUMMIT

Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, TX will be hosting the 2016 1890 Land Grant Communications Summit on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 – Thursday, November 17, 2016. For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu/1890Comm.

HOLIDAY AFFAIR EXPO

Alcorn State University’s Extension Program will be hosting its’ Holiday Affair Expo on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Vicksburg City Auditorium in Vicksburg, MS and the Claiborne County Multipurpose Building in Port Gibson, MS.  The purpose of this event is to discuss holiday safety, décor on a budget and a holiday checklist. For more information, please contact Dr. Mattie Rasco by phone at (601) 877- 6281 or by email at mrasco@alcorn.edu or Valerie Wright by phone at (601) 437-5011 or by email at vrwight@alcorn.edu.

 

2016 MISSISSIPPI FOOD SUMMIT AND AGRICULTURAL REVIVAL

The 2016 Mississippi Food Summit and Agricultural Revival will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2016 – Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the Agriculture & Forestry Museum in Jackson, MS. Dr. Girish K.S. Panicker, Director of Conservation Research at Alcorn, will be a panelist on Friday discussing “Our Farms, Our Soils, Our Bodies.” For more information and registration, visit www.mssagnet.net.

ADVANTAGES AND TYPES OF TECHNOLOGY IN CITS

Alcorn State University will be hosting the Advantages and Types of Technology in CITS workshop on Advantages and Types of Technology Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 10:00 am – 10:45 am in the Walter Washington Administration and Classroom Building’s (WWACB) 3rd floor lab. This workshop explores the various areas of technology CITS personnel cover for the University. For more information, contact Lesia Thompson or visit www.alcorn.edu.

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RaShunda Veals is a Sophomore Broadcast/Mass Communications major from Woodville, Mississippi. She will be a contributor for The Campus Chronicle for the 2017-2018 school year.

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