Graduate and Continuing Studies

Delta State Alumna Contributes to Mississippi Heritage-The African American Influence Mobile App

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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

Delta State University Celebrates College Access on Feb. 22 through National TRIO Day of Service

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Students and program participants from Delta Educational Opportunity Center and Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program celebrate 2020 National TRIO Day of Service to express appreciation to the community for its support of the TRIO programs. For millions of students from low-income families who strive to be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college, federally funded programs called TRIO are making a world of difference. Read More

Mississippi Writer Ellen Ann Fentress to Lead Feb. 18 Discussion about Academy Stories, Her Online Project about Private Schools Established in South after U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Desegregation

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On Feb. 18, 2020, at Delta State University, writer and journalist Ellen Ann Fentress will share her most recent project, The Academy Stories, a website that archives the recollections of alumni of private schools established in the South after U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding desegregation of public schools. Read More