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

Two Lewisburg High School Seniors and Best Friends in Olive Branch, Miss., Named 2019 Statesman Scholars by Delta State University, Receive Four-Year “Full-Ride” Scholarships

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Faith Cox and Sean Gage, standout seniors at Lewisburg High School in Olive Branch, Miss., have been named the 2019 Statesman Scholars by Delta State University. The 12th-graders—and best friends—receive four-year “full ride” scholarships as a result and will enroll at Delta State in the fall. Read More

High School Standouts Compete to Be 2019 Statesmen Scholars on Feb. 8

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National Honor Society members and Student Council leaders. Lettering athletes and star performers. Volunteers who improve their community and scholars who hold part-time jobs while maintaining sparkling grades.

The best and the brightest from high schools across Mississippi and around the region will come to Delta State University to compete for four-year “full-ride” scholarships at the third annual Statesmen Scholarship Day on Feb. 8, 2019. Read More