Graduate and Continuing Studies

Delta State University Receives Grant from Hearin Foundation for More Teach For America Graduate Fellows

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Delta State University’s Teach For America (TFA) Graduate Fellows Program has received another grant from the Robert M. Hearin Foundation to support up to 12 new TFA Graduate Fellows to begin in fall 2019. This opportunity is available to all Teach For America alumni who live in Mississippi. The application deadline is July 12, 2019. Read More

Julian Rankin, Author of Book about Mississippi Delta’s Ed Scott, the First Nonwhite Owner and Operator of a Catfish Plant in the U.S., and Scott’s Daughter, Delta State University Alumna Willena Scott-White, to Speak on Campus on Feb. 6

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Julian Rankin, author of Catfish Dream: Ed Scott’s Fight for His Family Farm and Racial Justice in the Mississippi Delta, and Delta State University alumna Willena Scott-White, daughter of the book’s pioneering subject, will speak at Delta State on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at 6 PM in the Baioni Conference Center in Broom Hall. Read More

McNair Research Scholars Attend New Mexico Research Conference

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The McNair Scholars who attended the conference, left to right: front row, Stevena King, Zaria Nolan, Kashyla Brooks, Syed Mohammed Amanuddin, and Johvan Hill-Dick; second row, Abigail Hynum, Jakayla Washington, Alexis Austin, Hertayshia Thomas, Joelle Dick, and Quincy Hughes; third row, Dakota Conway, Khyla Grant, Ashley Griffin, Denicia Diew, and Nicholas Walters.

The McNair Research Scholars traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, Oct 3-6, 2018 to attend the 2018 University of New Mexico McNair Scholars Research Conference. Read More