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College of Arts and Sciences

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

DSU Environmental Science, Biology, and Chemistry Students and Faculty Present at Mississippi Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting in Biloxi

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Twenty environmental science, biology, and chemistry students and 11 faculty members from Delta State University’s Division of Mathematics and Sciences presented at the 84th annual meeting of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences (MAS) in Biloxi on Feb. 20-21. Read More

Watch Promotional Videos for Second Annual Spring for Success Online Giving Day on March 19, 2020

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Need another reason to consider giving to or spreading the word about Delta State University’s second annual Spring for Success online giving day on March 19, 2020? Then watch these promotional videos of each of the three projects that hope to raise $2,500 apiece for a good campus cause. Read More