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College of Arts and Sciences

Jackson Alumni Chapter honors three scholarship recipients, preps for online auction fundraiser

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The Jackson Alumni Chapter of the Delta State University National Alumni Association recently connected virtually for its annual chapter meeting to receive campus updates, honor three scholarship recipients and discuss final plans for its upcoming online auction in support of DSU students. Read More

DSU Annual Faculty Exhibition to be Held Downtown Through October

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Every fall Delta State University’s Art Department puts on an exhibition showcasing work produced by its faculty. DSU’s art faculty are practicing artists and designers who regularly exhibit in venues across the nation and the annual faculty exhibition offers the department an opportunity to share work created by these artists over the past year with its students, the campus, and the community. Read More

Delta Music Institute Awarded Grant from Mississippi Arts Commission

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The Delta Music Institute (DMI) at Delta State University recently received a $4,300 project grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC). This grant is a portion of the $1.3 million in grants the Commission will award in 2020-21. The funds will be allocated to a virtual camp for high school students exploring entertainment industry career tracks in audio engineering, singer/songwriting, and instrumental performance.

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Dr. Ellen Green, Chair of the Division of Mathematics and Sciences at Delta State University, Named Interim Dean of DSU’s College of Arts and Sciences

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Delta State University has appointed Dr. Ellen Green, associate professor of biology, as the interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective June 1, 2020. She succeeds Dr. David Breaux, who recently announced his retirement as dean after six years. Read More

New Album with DSU’s Tricia Walker about Hospice Workers Raises Money for Their PPE in the Pandemic

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How do retired Delta State University employees spend their time? If you’re Tricia Walker, former director of the Delta Music Institute (DMI), you give back through your craft, especially in a time of crisis.

Walker, who spent 26 years in Nashville as a performer, music publisher, and music producer before coming to Delta State in 2006 to develop the DMI program, co-created a new album about hospice professionals, The World Around the Bed: Songs of hope and healing. Proceeds from it will support the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) for them in the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More