Posts Tagged ‘Delta State University’

Howell leading BPAC

  Delta State University has selected Laura Howell as executive director of the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC). Howell assumed the duties as executive director after having served as interim director since July 1, 2012. A native of North Carolina, Howell came to the Mississippi Delta as a Teach for America Corp member. She taught […] [...]

Ward joins staff

  Southern Bone and Joint Specialists, P.A. has added Ross Ward, M.D. Ward, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, has practiced in Laurel for 11 years. He received his bachelor’s degree from Delta State University. He received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He completed his residency and internship at the […] [...]

Case receives honor

Jason Case, of Brookhaven, was recently named the Delta State University South Central Alumni Chapter 2012 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year during the chapter’s annual meeting at State Bank in Brookhaven. Case (DSU Class of 1986) is the principal at West Lincoln Attendance Center, where the school has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon […] [...]

Delta State reintroduces toughest vegetable in higher education

The biologists may call it “abelmoschus esculentus” but down here in the South its better known as okra. A native of West Africa that is cousin to cotton and popularly served up fried or in Creole gumbo, okra is now getting talked up by ESPN and David Letterman thanks to a Bolivar County university and […] [...]

Hargett tries commercial aviation

Recent Delta State University graduate Robert “Robby” Hargett is putting his classroom skills into practice as the new flight operations dispatcher in the Department of Commercial Aviation. Hargett, a native of Charleston, received his bachelor’s degree in commercial aviation in May of 2012. Prior to arriving at Delta State as a student in 2009, Hargett […] [...]

Miller hired by DSU

by Published: December 14,2012

Tags: Davlon Miller, Delta State University, Region 1 Mental Health

Delta State University welcomes Davlon Miller as the new director of career services. He comes to Delta State after serving as associate director of Sunflower Landing Division of Region 1 Mental Health. Miller is a native of Hernando where he graduated from Hernando High School in 2001. During his senior year of high school, Miller […] [...]

Rayburn lands at DSU

Trey Rayburn has joined Delta State University’s aviation program as a commercial aviation instructor and assistant chief of flight instruction. Originally from Laurel, Rayburn is a graduate of Delta State, receiving his bachelor’s in commercial aviation in 2001 and his master’s in commercial aviation in 2005. Rayburn is no stranger to working for Delta State. […] [...]

Fergusons receive honor

by Published: November 30,2012

Tags: Bob Ferguson, Delta State University, New Albany, Sylvia Ferguson

Delta State University announces Dr. Bob and Sylvia Ferguson as the University’s “Philanthropist of the Year” for 2012. The Fergusons, natives of New Albany, co-founded the Tri State Educational Foundation in 1998 and have since provided more than $6 million in scholarships and grant moneys to support the educational needs of students who are residents […] [...]

Riverwalk promotes Abdo

by Published: November 2,2012

Tags: Delta State University, James Abdo, Riverwalk Casino Hotel

James Abdo is the new director of food and beverage for Riverwalk Casino Hotel. He has worked at Riverwalk for four years. A native of Greenville, Abdo graduated from Delta State University in computer engineering. He has previously served as the beverage supervisor for Ameristar Casino Hotel and also as the food and beverage manager […] [...]

DSU recognizes alumni

Delta State University Alumni Association is inducting Dr. Edward E. Milam and Stan Topol into the Alumni Hall of Fame. Milam, a native of Hernando, graduated from Delta State in 1965. He received both his master’s and doctorate in accounting from LSU. In 1971, he joined the accounting faculty at the University of Mississippi and […] [...]

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