Delta State University President William N. LaForge and Other Leaders of Mississippi Public Universities Urge Legislature to Change State Flag

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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

Former Delta State University Student Confesses to Creating Racist Social Media Post about Herself

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Earlier today, a former Delta State University student confessed to DSU police to creating a racist social media post about herself. Initially, she had admitted to posting it on her own Facebook page, but, until today, had denied that she had been the originator of the post. Delta State officials are determining the proper course of action. Read More

Delta State University Joins Mississippi Bell Ringing in Battle Against COVID-19

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Delta State University will participate in Mississippi Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann’s appeal that bells ring daily across the state at 6 PM for one minute from Monday, April 6, until Monday, April 20, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The West Carillon at the Lena Roberts Sillers Chapel on the DSU campus will chime accordingly during the two-week shelter-in-place executive order issued by Gov. Tate Reeves. Read More

Mississippi Political Titans Former Gov. Haley Barbour, a Republican, and Leading Democratic Strategist Jere Nash to Headline DSU’s Fall 2019 Colloquia Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series on Nov. 12

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With the Mississippi general election as a backdrop, Delta State University’s Fall 2019 Colloquia Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series will feature former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (2004-12), a Republican, and Democratic strategist Jere Nash, campaign manager for former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus (1988-92). Barbour and Nash’s discussion, “Across the Aisle: Post-Election Reflection and What’s Next,” takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at 6 PM in the Jobe Hall auditorium on the Delta State campus. The event is free and open to the public. Read More