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DSU President William N. LaForge Delivers State of the University Address That “Delta State University Cares!”—Especially in a Worldwide Pandemic

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Delta State University cares about its constituents, even more so in an upheaval like a global pandemic. That was the theme of DSU President William N. LaForge’s State of the University Address, delivered virtually on Aug. 13, 2020, for opening convocation for the fall semester. Read More

Former Delta State University Student Confesses to Creating Racist Social Media Post about Herself

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Earlier today, a former Delta State University student confessed to DSU police to creating a racist social media post about herself. Initially, she had admitted to posting it on her own Facebook page, but, until today, had denied that she had been the originator of the post. Delta State officials are determining the proper course of action. Read More

Delta State University to Receive 2020 Elbert R. Hilliard Oral History Award from Mississippi Historical Society for Documentary on 1969 Campus Sit-In about Race Relations

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Delta State University will receive the 2020 Elbert R. Hilliard Oral History Award from the Mississippi Historical Society for an in-progress “DSU Sit-In Documentary” that examines a 1969 demonstration to advance race relations on campus. Read More