Desoto County and Memphis chapters team up to host event

By December 6, 2013Alumni

Members participated in the 2012 event and are looking forward to next weekend’s gathering

The Delta State University Alumni Association will host the annual alumni gathering with Desoto County and Memphis alumni at Christian Brothers University Dec. 14 in conjunction with the Lady Statesmen and Statesmen basketball games versus Christian Brothers University.

“We are excited to keep up the tradition of this event of CBU’s campus,” said Joel Mosby, president of the Delta State Memphis Alumni Chapter. “I look forward to the Memphis and Desoto County chapters coming together in support of the Statesmen and Lady Statesmen.”

Refreshments and food from Central BBQ will be served at the social, which will begin at 12:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Hall, Room 10. Delta State University signs will identify the gathering. After the social, the group will go cheer on the Lady Statesmen at 2:00 p.m. and the Statesmen at 4:00 p.m. All alumni, friends and students are invited to attend.

“I’d like to encourage all alumni and friends in the Memphis and Desoto County areas to come out and join us for this event,” said Glen Barlow, president of the Delta State Desoto County Alumni Chapter. “If you know any students who are interested in Delta State, please bring them and show them what Delta State is all about.”

Fans that bring a prospective student (incoming freshman or transfer students) will receive a gift from the Alumni Association. For more information, please contact the Delta State University Alumni Association (662) 846-4660 or email Also, follow the association through our social networking avenues for update information on the event: Facebook, Statesmen Graduates; Twitter, @DSU_Alumni; Tumblr,; LinkedIn, DSU alumni; Instagram, dsualumni; Flickr,; and You Tube, dsualumni1. Make sure to check out the DSU vs. CBU event page on Facebook for more details.

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