This event, sponsored by DSU Robert E. Smith School of Nursing MSN Family Nurse Practitioner students, will allow DSU student body an opportunity to attend a health fair with vital health information (Ht, Wt, BMI, Blood pressure readings, dental health, blood sugar monitoring, sleep apnea, etc.) relevant to their health promotion issues. The theme will be “March Madness”. DSU Students will be encouraged to visit each of the eight tables to find more specific details concerning a healthy lifestyle and win prizes.
Delta State University will celebrate the largest private donation in the institution’s history with a gift presentation at the Robert E. Smith School of Nursing on Feb. 4 at 11:30 a.m.
The gift will be presented on behalf of the Robert E. Smith Estate, and all students, faculty, staff, alumni, patrons, media and friends are invited to attend.
Remarks will be be given by President William N. LaForge, Executive Director of the Foundation Keith Fulcher, Dean of the School of Nursing Dr. Lizabeth Carlson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Charles McAdams, President Emeritus Dr. Kent Wyatt, President of the Foundation Board Anne Wynn Weissinger, Robert E. Smith scholarship recipient Ruth Ann Lopez Luciano and others.
Smith’s cumulative support, through gifts during his lifetime as well as through his estate, bestows him the distinction of being the largest individual donor in the history of Delta State. The celebration next week is to honor Smith’s goal of transforming healthcare in the Mississippi Delta.
For more information on attending the presentation, giving to Delta State or the School of Nursing, please visit www.deltastate.edu or call 662-846-4704.