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Delta State University President William N. LaForge and Other Leaders of Mississippi Public Universities Urge Legislature to Change State Flag

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Delta State University President William N. LaForge joined the other leaders from the State of Mississippi’s eight public universities at the State Capitol on June 24, 2020, to urge that the state flag be changed because of its Confederate elements. 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

World Premiere of the Documentary Mississippi Yearning, an Expansion of the Award-Winning Finding Cleveland

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Filmmaking duo Baldwin Chiu and Larissa Lam will return to Delta State University to present the world premiere of their latest documentary about their Chinese immigrant family, Mississippi Yearning, an expansion of their 2014 effort, Finding Cleveland, at 2 PM on Sunday, Oct. 14 in the Bologna Performing Arts Center’s recital hall. This screening, which includes a Q&A with the filmmakers, is free and open to the public.
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Delta State University celebrates 93rd anniversary

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The Dedicated Statesmen Association invites the public to celebrate Delta State University’s 93rd anniversary on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at noon inside the H. L. Nowell Student Union.

A short program highlighting achievements and contributions made throughout the 1950s will take place. President William N. LaForge will also make remarks.

A small exhibit of related memorabilia from the University Archives is on display at the Barnes & Noble bookstore on the first floor of the student union.

“As President LaForge reflected on the power of time in his convocation address, I want to urge our current student body to remember that this is their time to not only make memories, but to also contribute to the success of the University, as so many students have before us,” said Student Government Association President Charlie King.