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DSU Standout Business Student Shelby Irby Wins Another Award: Memphis Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Fall 2019 Student Day Essay Contest

By | College of Business and Aviation, Graduate and Continuing Studies, Student Affairs | No Comments

Delta State University standout master’s student Shelby Irby keeps picking up accolades. A few days ago, she won the Memphis Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ fall 2019 Student Day Essay Contest and a $1,000 scholarship from Robert Half accounting and finance staffing associates. Read More

Delta State University Receives $250,000 from Alumnus Joe Baker for Division of Mathematics and Sciences

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Chemical development hinges on getting things just so. Delta State University alumnus Joe M. Baker Jr. bases his chemical development and sales company, Gulf Coast Labs, on such principles of exactitude, and the Miramar Beach, Fla.-located business flourishes as a result. He so appreciates how his alma mater prepared him for the field through rigorous studies in biology and chemistry that Baker and his wife, Amanda, have given $250,000 to Delta State’s Division of Mathematics and Sciences. Read More

Delta State University Athletics Receives Second Six-Figure Grant from Bolivar Medical Center Foundation for Sports Performance, Health and Wellness on Campus and in the Community

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Delta State University Athletics received a second six-figure grant from the Bolivar Medical Center Foundation to continue a highly-regarded initiative that has provided sports performance and health and wellness treatment and education to the physically active on campus and in the community for the past year. Read More

Local Government Leadership Institute at Delta State University Receives $250,000 from Hearin Foundation as Final Installment of Three-Year $700,000 Grant

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Delta State University’s Local Government Leadership Institute (LGLI) received $251,250 from the Robert M. Hearin Foundation as the final installment of a three-year $702,750 grant to support municipal leaders in Mississippi Delta cities, towns, and counties. This concluding round of funding enables LGLI to offer workshops, training, resources, tools, networking, and other assistance to mayors, councilpersons, alderpersons, municipal clerks, city managers, county supervisors, and county administrators in all 18 counties in the Mississippi Delta. LGLI has been phasing in programming to six counties a year since its creation in 2017. Read More