Posts Tagged ‘Delta State University’

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 […] [...]

March 8, 2013- Chuck McIntosh

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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 […] [...]

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 […] [...]

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