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DSU welcomes incoming Fall 2024 freshmen to campus

By April 9, 2024Admissions
DMI students showcased their skills for the crowd.

CLEVELAND, Miss. — Delta State University hosted its first Freshmen Admit Social on Friday, welcoming a new cohort of students to campus. The event provided a platform for admitted students to connect with their peers, faculty, and staff while gaining valuable insights into academic resources and student life organizations available at Delta State. From informative sessions to interactive activities, the event showcased the university’s commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive community for all students.

DSU President Dr. Dan Ennis welcomed the incoming freshmen and their families during an opening session in Jobe Auditorium.

Dr. Ashley Tanksley, Interim VP of Admissions at DSU, reflected on the success of the event, saying, “It was truly a remarkable day for our 2024 freshmen families. The positive feedback we’ve received from families was overwhelming, with many expressing their appreciation for the sense of community and genuine care for students which was evident throughout the event. Hearing such affirmations reinforces the significance of our collective efforts and their impact on those we serve.”

The Freshmen Admit Social exemplified Delta State University’s dedication to providing incoming students with the resources and support they need to thrive academically and socially. As the newest members of the DSU family embark on their collegiate journey, they can rest assured knowing that they have a community of mentors, peers, and supporters ready to guide them every step of the way.

Incoming freshmen and their families picked up swag and information during the event.

For more information about Delta State University and future events, please visit or contact the Office of Admissions at 662-846-4020 or

Students interested in Commercial Aviation had opportunities to learn more about the program.

The Fighting Okra took on all challengers in Okra Jenga.


Incoming DSU freshmen were able to meet with representatives of several campus departments.