What’s Happening? (October 31, 2016)

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HOLIDAY AFFAIR EXPO

Alcorn State University’s Extension Program will be hosting its Holiday Affair Expo on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Vicksburg City Auditorium. The purpose of this event is to discuss holiday safety, how to decorate on a budget and how to make a holiday checklist. For more information please contact Dr. Mattie Rasco at (601) 877- 6281 or mrasco@alcorn.edu or Valerie Wright at (601) 437-5011 or vrwight@alcorn.edu.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, FIRST AND SECOND YEAR EXPERIENCE HOSTS FIRST YEAR FRENZY WORKSHOP: FINANCIAL LITERACY

Alcorn State University’s University College, First and Second Year Experience will be hosting its First Year Frenzy Financial Literacy Workshop on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm in the J.D. Boyd Library, Medgar Wiley Evers Auditorium.

DANCE ACCOMPANIMENT AND ITS BENEFITS TO TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY COLLABORATIVE ARTISTS

Dr. David Goldblatt, who is a nominee for Mississippi’s Humanities Teacher of the Year award, will be hosting a lecture recital on Thursday, November 3, 2016 beginning at 11:00 am in the Oakland Memorial Chapel. For more information please contact dgoldblatt@alcorn.edu.

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 7, 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, to help business owners needing guidance and to help students exploring self-employment. For more information, please contact Doris Ratcliff at (601) 783-5321 or Beverly Johnson at (601) 276-3836.

“DRESS FOR BUSINESS” MIXER

Alcorn State University will be hosting its “Dress for Business Mixer” on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm in the James L. Bolden Campus Union Multipurpose Room. For more information please contact Dr. Joey Mitchell at jmitchell@alcorn.edu.

3RD ANNUAL CENTERS FOR RESEARCH EXCELLENCE SYMPOSIUM

Alcorn State University’s School of AREAS will host its 3rd Annual Centers for Research Excellence Symposium on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm in the Biotechnology Building. The abstract submission deadline is October 7, 2016. For more information please contact Lakeisha Stewart at (601) 877-2320 or lstewart@alcorn.edu.

RaShunda Veals is a Junior Broadcast/Mass Communications major from Woodville, Mississippi. She will be a contributor for The Campus Chronicle for the 2018-2019 school year.