Craig Morgan will perform live in concert Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at 7:30 PM at the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) at Delta State University. Read More
Infrastructure. Taxes. Grants.
Mayors from across the Mississippi Delta convened at Delta State University on Aug. 29, 2019, to discuss these important civic topics and other crucial subjects about governance at Delta State University’s sixth annual Delta Mayors’ Summit. Read More
Delta State University National Alumni Association is preparing for the 34th annual Pig Pickin’ that will be held Sept. 20-21. Read More
Former longtime Delta State University employee Lyla Jean Jaudon Taylor, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Indywood Estate in Cleveland, Miss. Delta State will fly the school flag at half-staff on Saturday, Aug. 10, in memory of her. Read More
Twenty-nine percent of Bolivar County residents confront food insecurity, a lack of consistent sustenance. That dwarfs Mississippians across the state at 20 percent and people nationwide at 9 percent, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s 2019 County Health Rankings. Similarly, 24 percent of Bolivar County residents struggle with limited access to healthy food. That’s more than double what Mississippians across the state grapple with at 11 percent and people nationwide at 2 percent, per the same source.
To help reverse these alarming developments, the Robert E. Smith School of Nursing at Delta State University is installing “Blessings in a Box” food pantries—eight boxes that measure 28 inches wide by 16 inches deep by 18 inches tall—throughout Bolivar County for those in need. Read More