Posts Tagged ‘Delta State University’

Mary Ruth Wright named principal at Oxford Elementary School

by Published: March 28,2014

Tags: Business, Delta State University, education, Mississippi, Oxford

Mary Ruth Wright is the new principal to lead Oxford Elementary School for the 2014-2015 school year. Wright is currently the director of special education for the Tupelo School District. She has 21 years of teaching experience with 14 of those spent as a school administrator. Wright also gained educational leadership experience as director of […] [...]

MBA — State schools offer variety of programs, including for mid-career executives

Colleges and universities in Mississippi offer master’s of business administration programs to help residents advance in business careers and achieve personal goals. The programs at Millsaps College, the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University and the University of Southern Mississippi are among the schools offering a range of MBA degree options. Individual counseling, employer networking […] [...]

Joint state tourism conference to be held in Louisiana

MARKSVILLE, La. — Small business owners and tourism professionals can learn how to translate tourism into dollars from expert speakers at an upcoming conference. The Miss-Lou Tourism Summit will be held Feb. 25-27 at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, La. “This year’s event focus is marketing and public relations, with an emphasis on establishing […] [...]

State’s music, musicians take center stage at GRAMMY Week

LOS ANGELES — For the fifth year, Mississippi is showcasing its musical legacy as part of GRAMMY Week, a preamble to the GRAMMY Awards ceremony. Today, the “Mississippi Music Celebration at the GRAMMY Museum” at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles is celebrating the state’s musical heritage and specifically honoring Mississippi’s pivotal role in the […] [...]

Delta State’s DMI sees significant water damage

CLEVELAND — The Delta Music Institute at Delta State University experienced major flooding damage to its facilities in the Whitfield Building on Friday due to a busted pipe located at the top of the building. DMI instructor Barry Bays discovered the damage when arriving at the DMI around 10:30 a.m. It is unclear when the […] [...]

Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A. promotes five staff members

The accounting firm Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A. has promoted five of its staff members. Lisa Hammarstrom, CPA, has been promoted to supervisor in the audit division. She has bachelor and masters of accountancy degrees from the University of Mississippi. Fortson Baird, CPA, has been promoted to senior accountant. He has a bachelor’s degree from […] [...]

Delta State inducts Jeff Russell into its National Hall of Fame

by Published: November 15,2013

Tags: Delta State University, Godwin Group, Mississippi

GodwinGroup president Jeff Russell was recently inducted into the Delta State University’s 2013 National Alumni Association Hall of Fame, the highest honor bestowed upon an individual by the Delta State Alumni Association. Russell, a 1980 graduate of Delta State University, began his advertising career as a staff artist at a small agency in Mississippi, but […] [...]

Planters Bank makes moves with Brandon Baldwin, Grant Phillips and Chase McPerson

by Published: November 15,2013

Tags: Banks, Business, Delta State University, Mississippi

Planters Bank has made several staffing moves. Brandon Baldwin was recently named a loan representative for Planters Bank’s Cleveland office. Baldwin is a native of Cleveland. He received his B.A. from Delta State University. Baldwin is a member of the Cleveland Noon Lion’s Club and Alumni Chair for Delta State’s Ducks Unlimited and Covenant Presbyterian […] [...]

Arthur Johnston confirmed by Louis Guirola

by Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, CLEVELAND, Delta State University, Mississippi

Chief United States District Judge Louis Guirola has confirmed the court’s selection of Arthur S. Johnston III, currently the Madison County chancery clerk, to serve as clerk of court for the federal court in the Southern District of Mississippi. He will succeed J. T. Noblin, who earlier announced plans to retire from the post in […] [...]

Former bookstore owner makes donation in honor of new DSU president

CLEVELAND — A former owner of an iconic bookstore in Greenville has donated his extensive collection to the Roberts-LaForge Library at Delta State University. The library holds special meaning to current DSU president William N. LaForge, as it is partly named in honor of his father, Dr. William F. LaForge, who served 35 years at […] [...]

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