For a fifth year, the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA) has awarded more than $200,000 in grants for 12 projects focused on cultural heritage development in communities across the Mississippi Delta. Read More
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
The Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) at Delta State University will show free screenings of two 2020 major motion pictures on its big screen in the Delta & Pine Land Theatre. The movies are I Still Believe, based on the true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love, loss, and hope; and Trolls World Tour, in which Branch and Poppy must unite and protect the other musical troll kingdoms they discover when their unique musical styles are threatened by the sinister heavy metal couple, King Thrash and Queen Barb. To watch video trailers, visit www.bolognapac.com. Read More
In spring 2019, The Delta Center and the McNair Research Scholars Program at Delta State University collaborated to provide an enriching cultural heritage education experience for a Delta State student.
Jayla Miller, now a Delta State alumna who was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, dedicated the final semester of her senior year to interning with The Delta Center, where she researched Mississippi Delta African American cultural heritage landmarks. Her research was used to develop the Delta portion of the Mississippi Heritage-The African American Influence (MS Heritage AAI) mobile app. Read More