Posts Tagged ‘Delta State University’

DSU chooses Caitlyn Thompson

by 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 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 […] [...]

DSU thanks faculty, staff

by Published: June 4,2013

Tags: Delta State University, education, Lestine Rogers

Delta State University recently honored retiring employees and awarded service pins to others at the 2013 Retirement Service Award Ceremony. Retirees honored were: Irene Johnson, custodial services; Lestine Rogers, Center for Community and Economic Development; Kathy Givens, Office of Procurement Services; Sarah Boyles, continuing education and graduate studies; Renee Foster, management, marketing and business administration; […] [...]

Delta State University staff honored

by Published: May 31,2013

Tags: Delta State University, education, Polly Cameron

Delta State University has recognized staff members for their years of service to the university. Employees serving the university for five, 10 and 15 years received recognition for their dedication to Delta State. Recipients of the 15-year service award were Polly Cameron, Lizabeth Carlson, Leslie Griffin, Melissa Marshall, Christy Riddle, Rosetta Scott, Sammy Wilson, James […] [...]

Delta State golf course to be redesigned for Grammy Museum

by Published: March 22,2013

Tags: Delta State University, Golf, Grammy Museum

While all the talk has been about what the Grammy Museum Mississippi will add to the City of Cleveland and Delta State University, the 20,000-plus-square-foot facility is going to cost a little real estate. To be more specific, the university’s golf course is going to have to sacrifice a couple of holes. However, plans are […] [...]

Designs on a Grammy

The proposed Grammy Museum Mississippi, the first-ever Grammy museum outside of Los Angeles, has already garnered headlines this year with a ceremonial $1-million check presentation by Gov. Phil Bryant in January and the signing of a 99-year lease for the land on the campus of Delta State University in February. However, the important work of […] [...]

Association selects Griffin

by Published: March 8,2013

Tags: Delta State University, education, Leslie Griffin

  Leslie Griffin, dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences at Delta State University, is currently serving a two-year term as president of the Mississippi Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE). MACTE provides leadership in Mississippi for the continuing transformation of professional preparation programs to ensure competent and caring educators for Mississippi’s […] [...]

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IHL names LaForge as presidential pick for DSU

by Published: March 1,2013

Tags: Bill LaForge, CLEVELAND, Delta State University

Though he’s been away from Delta State University for decades, William “Bill” LaForge says he’s “green and white, through and through.” Now he’s likely to get a chance to show his college colors all the time as president of the Cleveland school. LaForge, a 62-year-old Washington, D.C., lobbyist who is the former president of Delta […] [...]

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