Posts Tagged ‘Delta State University’

Board gives preliminary nod to tuition hike at five universities

JACKSON — Tuition is likely to be headed up at five of Mississippi’s eight public universities. The College Board gave preliminary approval to tuition plans for the next two academic years today. The board must vote a second time before the plan becomes final. Average in-state tuition and fees would rise 2.8 percent to $6,509 […] [...]

Board likely to vote on college tuition plan today

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s two largest universities could increase tuition by 5 percent a year over the next two years, while three smaller universities could hold tuition flat, according to a plan a College Board committee considered yesterday. While the board is likely to vote on the plan today, rules require a second vote after […] [...]

BRIDGING THE BLUES — Multi-state effort expects to boost blues-related development

by Wally Northway Published: September 20,2013

Tags: Blues, buisness, Delta, Delta State University, Mississippi, music

At first take, the Bridging the Blues initiative sounds like a case of misplaced loyalty. Why would a bunch of Mississippians work so hard to boost attendance at the upcoming King Biscuit Blues Festival in Arkansas, and why would Mississippi tourism organizations and leaders — and their counterparts in Tennessee — back their effort? However, […] [...]

Rory Doyle returns to DSU

by MBJ Staff Published: August 30,2013

Tags: Delta State University, education, Rory Doyle

Delta State University recently named Rory Doyle, a 2011 alumnus, as the campus news writer/photographer with the Department of Communications and Marketing. The West Newfield, Maine, native graduated cum laude from St. Michael’s College in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. In 2009, Doyle began his master’s program in the Delta State department of […] [...]

College Board approves university construction projects

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s College Board has approved the top 10 construction priorities of the state’s universities. Here is the total amount requested from the Legislature by each institution for the top 10, as well as the top two projects from each: ___ Alcorn State University Total for top 10 projects: $56.2 million. Top projects: […] [...]

Delta State’s Jan Haynes takes apparel design award

by MBJ Staff Published: August 2,2013

Tags: Delta State University, education, Jan Haynes

Delta State University faculty member Dr. Jan Haynes recently won Best of Show in the Juried Apparel Design Competition at the 104th Annual Conference and Expo of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences in Houston, Texas. Haynes is chair of the Division of Family of Consumer Sciences and professor of fashion merchandising in […] [...]

Steven McClellan named Delta State CFO

by MBJ Staff Published: July 26,2013

Tags: Delta State University, education, Steven J. McClellan

Steven J. McClellan has been named vice president for finance and administration and CFO at Delta State University. For the last six years, McClellan has served as associate vice chancellor for finance at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. McClellan will take office on August 1, replacing Greg Redlin who will retire July 31. […] [...]

DSU chooses Caitlyn Thompson

by MBJ Staff Published: July 26,2013

Tags: Caitlyn Thompson, Delta State University, education

Delta State University has named Caitlyn Thompson the coordinator of communications and marketing. Prior to joining Delta State, Thompson served as marketing assistant for Aramark Dining Services at Mississippi State University. She also worked as an account executive for The Campus Special in Starkville. Thompson earned her bachelor of arts in communication with a concentration […] [...]

LaForge to get back in office after vacation accident

CLEVELAND — Delta State University president Bill LaForge says his doctors have given him a clean bill of health, and he will be back at work next week. DSU spokeswoman Michelle Roberts said Friday that LaForge will attend a Delta State alumni meeting next Thursday in Jackson, then will return to campus in Cleveland. During […] [...]

DSU president suffers head injury during vacation

by Associated Press Published: July 10,2013

Tags: Bill LaForge, Delta State University

CLEVELAND — Delta State University President Bill LaForge is recuperating with family in Virginia after suffering a head injury while vacationing over the July 4 holiday. DSU spokeswoman Michelle Roberts says LaForge suffered a subdural hematoma, a gathering of blood on the brain’s surface, while at a South Carolina beach with family. Roberts says while […] [...]

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