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Middle Tennessee State University Professor of Management So Grateful for Her Education at Delta State University That She Creates Four Scholarships for It

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The world of business concerns itself with return on investment. Studying at Delta State University reaped such dividends for professor of management Jill Austin that she established four DSU scholarships for the College of Business out of gratitude: a $10,000 endowment scholarship and three one-time $500 scholarships. Read More

The Work of 14 DSU Biology and Environmental Science Students Presented at Botanical Society of America Conference in Tucson

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Dr. Nina Baghai-Riding, professor of biology and environmental science at Delta State University, presented three scientific posters that were created by 14 students in her spring 2019 Plant Anatomy course at the Botanical Society of America conference, held in Tucson, Ariz., July 27-31. Read More

DSU’s School of Nursing Installs “Blessings in a Box” Food Pantries for the Hungry in Bolivar County

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Twenty-nine percent of Bolivar County residents confront food insecurity, a lack of consistent sustenance. That dwarfs Mississippians across the state at 20 percent and people nationwide at 9 percent, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s 2019 County Health Rankings. Similarly, 24 percent of Bolivar County residents struggle with limited access to healthy food. That’s more than double what Mississippians across the state grapple with at 11 percent and people nationwide at 2 percent, per the same source.

To help reverse these alarming developments, the Robert E. Smith School of Nursing at Delta State University is installing “Blessings in a Box” food pantries—eight boxes that measure 28 inches wide by 16 inches deep by 18 inches tall—throughout Bolivar County for those in need. Read More