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Alumni & Friends Spotlights

  • Jason Umfress

    Dean of Students, Coker College
    As I think back about the shy guy that walked onto the Delta State campus in the fall of 1996, I realize there was no way for me to have known what a transformative experience I would have at DSU. Read more
  • Marya Paolillo

    Assistant Curator of Special Collections, Historic Images in Memphis, TN
    One of the best decisions in my life thus far was attending DSU. I feel as though I received a degree at a private university at a public university cost. Read more
  • Bill LaForge

    Attorney - Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C.
    For me, Delta State is extended family. It's not LIKE coming home -- it IS home. Read more
  • David Abney

    Chief Operating Officer, UPS and President, UPS Airlines
    It has been 29 years since I left Delta State. As I now travel throughout the world, I proudly refer to Delta State wherever I go! Read more
  • John C. Cox

    Class of 1996 - Attorney Cox & Moore
    Delta State allowed me to find myself, both socially and academically, and I am forever in her debt. .. Read more