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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

Delta State University Athletics Receives Second Six-Figure Grant from Bolivar Medical Center Foundation for Sports Performance, Health and Wellness on Campus and in the Community

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Delta State University Athletics received a second six-figure grant from the Bolivar Medical Center Foundation to continue a highly-regarded initiative that has provided sports performance and health and wellness treatment and education to the physically active on campus and in the community for the past year. Read More

DSU’s School of Nursing Installs “Blessings in a Box” Food Pantries for the Hungry in Bolivar County

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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