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Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs, Vice President for Student Affairs at Delta State University, Named to 2020 Millennium Leadership Initiative of American Association of State Colleges and Universities

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Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs, vice president for student affairs at Delta State University, is one of 31 senior-level higher education professionals who will participate in the 2020 Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI), a premier leadership development program of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). MLI provides individuals traditionally underrepresented in the highest ranks of postsecondary education with the opportunity to develop skills, gain a philosophical overview, and build the network and knowledge needed to advance to the presidency.  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