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By Josephine McCann Posey

ISBN-10: 1496810201

ISBN-13: 9781496810205

Alcorn kingdom collage used to be based in 1871 making it the oldest public traditionally black land-grant establishment within the usa. Alcorn kingdom has passed through various alterations and expansions through the years, and it maintains to provide extraordinary alumni and students in additional than fifty fields.

Succeeding opposed to nice Odds covers approximately 1 / 4 of a century considering Josephine McCann Posey�s first institutional background of Alcorn, Against nice Odds: The heritage of Alcorn kingdom University. This new e-book in short summarizes the 1st 123 years of Alcorn�s background. the quantity then explores the tenure of 3 meantime and/or appearing presidents, Drs. Rudolph E. Waters Sr., Malvin A. Williams Sr., and Norris A. Edney Sr. (with Edney serving twice), and everlasting presidents, Drs. Clinton Bristow Jr., George E. Ross, M. Christopher Brown II, and Alfred Rankins Jr., who've all served in view that Against nice Odds used to be released in 1994. This entire narrative exhibits the college expectantly advancing within the twenty-first century, pleased with its particular historical past and motive on overcoming hindrances to proceed a protracted culture of excellence.

Succeeding opposed to nice Odds comprises a variety of appendices to rfile the illustrious heritage of Alcorn, its accomplishments, and especially the folks who've formed the institution.

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