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May 2021 Employee of the Month: Kristen Land

By June 14, 2021

Kristen Land

Name: Kristen Land

Job title and department: Academic/Writing Support Specialist, Student Support Services (A Division of Student Success)

Employee of the month for what month/year: May 2021

DSU degrees: M.ED in Special Education ‘12, BSE in Elementary Education ‘08

What does this award mean to you? I am honored to receive this recognition.  There are so many wonderful staff members at DSU; to be recognized in this way affirms that I am at the right place.  I love my job, I love the DSU family, and I am privileged to work with DSU students daily and witness their triumphs and success.

What do you like best about your job? I love when students learn.  It’s great when students are successful, but I really enjoy helping students learn and become better.

What do you like best about Delta State? What I love most about DSU now is the same thing I loved about DSU as an undergraduate student—DSU is a family!

What do you like best about living in the Mississippi Delta? I love the people of the MS Delta; the hospitality, kindness, and community are unmatched.