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Ag development, tourism reinforce Delta Council mission

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By Jack Weatherly CLEVELAND — The Bologna Performing Arts Center is a sea of seersucker suits and dresses. There’s as much cotton in this nearly full 1,170-seat arena on the Delta State University campus as in one of the cotton fields that made the region famous. Tradition is the watchword for this, the 80th annual meeting of the Delta Council. ...

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Double Quick, Inc. partners with Delta State to produce arts education initiative

Double Quick, Inc. and the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) are excited to announce a brand new initiative, Arts Education Fueled by Double Quick, which will allow 1,000 students in Bolivar, Leflore, Sunflower, and Washington Counties to experience the performing arts at a reduced cost. Double Quick has generously contributed $5,000 toward the distribution of 1,000 discount tickets for area ...

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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 in the Indianola School District ...

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DSU taps Howell

Delta State University has named Laura Howell as interim executive director for the Bologna Performing Arts Center. Howell has served the last two years as arts education coordinator for the BPAC. A native of the Netherlands, Howell grew up in North Carolina and attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she served as president of ...

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Sanders wins President’s Award

Delta State University president Dr. John M. Hilpert recently presented Nan Long Sanders with the President’s Award for the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC). The award is given annually to an individual or group of people who have contributed significantly to the BPAC. A Delta State graduate with a B.A. in English and a minor in French, Sanders continues to ...

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Sanders wins President's Award

Delta State University president Dr. John M. Hilpert recently presented Nan Long Sanders with the President’s Award for the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC). The award is given annually to an individual or group of people who have contributed significantly to the BPAC. A Delta State graduate with a B.A. in English and a minor in French, Sanders continues to ...

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