By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The last of Mississippi’s eight public universities is stopping the display of the state flag that prominently features the Confederate battle emblem. Delta State University President Bill LaForge announced the decision Thursday in a news release, saying the flag has been retired to the university’s archives. […]
(AP) The university instructor accused of killing his girlfriend and a colleague called police telling them he killed the woman at the home they shared in Mississippi, where investigators found a note saying “I am so sorry,” police said Tuesday. Police in Gautier said they found a note reading: “I am so sorry I wish […]
(AP) More than 70 students, faculty and staff are attending counseling sessions Tuesday at Delta State University a day after one of the school’s educators was accused of fatally shooting a colleague on campus. Dr. Richard Houston, the university’s director of counseling, said Tuesday that three large counseling sessions will be offered. A Delta State […]
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The Delta State Alumni Association recently hosted a visit from the senior sociology class taught by Dr. Leslie E. Green-Pimentel. The course provides a venue for integrating material learned in the Social Sciences program.
Dr. Green-Pimentel’s class is designed to establish a basis for instituting assessment-based education in the Division of Social Sciences and History at Delta State University and to serve as a transition between life in the university and life after college…
Delta State University President Bill LaForge says his doctors have given him a clean bill of health, and he will be back at work this week.
DSU spokeswoman Michelle Roberts said Friday that LaForge will attend a Delta State alumni meeting Thursday in Jackson, then will return to campus in Cleveland.
During the July 4 weekend, 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 LaForge’s injury was not major, he went to a local hospital when he continued to suffer headaches and pain.
– A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Grammy Museum was held at Delta State’s Derrall Foreman Golf Course near Highway 8 in Cleveland on Tuesday, June 11.
The event was organized by Cleveland Music Foundation.
Gov. Phil Bryant presented a check for $2 million to the project. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and Sen. Willie Simmons were scheduled to speak. Deputy Director of Grammy Museum at L.A. Live in Los Angeles Rita George was also scheduled to address the crowd.