The Delta Statement

92nd Birthday of DSU

92nd Birthday of DSU

Ayesha Tariq, Staff Writer October 12, 2017

On Sept., 13, 2017, DSU celebrated its 92nd birthday with a lot zeal and zest. The anniversary celebration began in Whitefield Hall at noon. Current and retired faculty and supervisors shared their history...

STATESMEN EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

STATESMEN EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

Hadia Zafar, Staff Writer October 12, 2017

On Sep. 22, 2017, The Delta State University Council awarded Miss Stella Pruitt as the August 2017 Employee of the month. She has been working as a custodian at Delta State for the past 11 years. Based...

Educating the Future Educators at DSU

Educating the Future Educators at DSU

Katilyn Walker, Social Media Editor October 6, 2017

New English Education Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Gabriel Scala, has only been at DSU for six weeks, but so far, she has many new plans in store for the English Education...

Got Time to Make Time?

Got Time to Make Time?

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher October 5, 2017

Academic Advising Services are offered to all DSU students and can be found in the Student Success Center on the 3rd floor of the Union. Students who need guidance throughout their college careers are...

Statesman Guide to Success

Statesman Guide to Success

Stormy Ferrell , Publisher September 30, 2017

Are you a Statesman searching for success? Visit the Student Success Center located on the third floor of the Union in suite 308. There, you will discover a dedicated team of DSU staff who are offering...

Counting the Stars at Wiley Planetarium

Counting the Stars at Wiley Planetarium

Avery Wall, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2017

Located behind Walter-Caylor Hall near 4th Ave., the Wiley Planetarium recently hosted its first showing of the semester entitled, “September Sky.” Director of the planetarium, Dr. Adam Johanson led...

Big Changes in Store for DSU BSU

Big Changes in Store for DSU BSU

Katilyn Walker, Social Media Editor September 29, 2017

The Baptist Student Union (BSU) at Delta State is kicking off the semester with a new Director, Andrew “Kappy” Kappenman. Kappenman came to be apart of the BSU at Delta State University from Hernando,...

Okra Out Front: Party on the Library Lawn

Okra Out Front: Party on the Library Lawn

Katilyn Walker, Social Media Editor September 28, 2017

Everyone is invited to “Okra Out Front,” the first ever celebration of LGBTQ History Month at Delta State University, on Oct. 5, 6:00 p.m., in front of the Roberts-Laforge Library. The event will...

Attention: DSU Drivers

Attention: DSU Drivers

Stormy Ferrell, Staff Writer September 25, 2017

As DSU campus becomes busier during peak class hours, traffic begins to jam and finding an open space is like finding a needle in a haystack. Here is a brief survival guide for DSU drivers who may be...

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

DSU Baseball: Adds Coach for 2018 Season

Ricky Silvestri, Contributing Writer September 22, 2017

After the Statesmen's excellent 2017 season and World Series run, they have looked to reload an already experienced coaching staff with the addition of Coach Travis Graves. Graves brings with him 6...

Delta State Health Care Center

DSU: Okra Care

Dearron Stewart, Staff Writer September 21, 2017

How many universities can say that they have their own health center? Thankfully, Delta State University’s health center is located right on campus to serve all students, faculty, and staff if they...

The Social Work and Music Program Mashup

The Social Work and Music Program Mashup

Bugg Davis May 3, 2017

The Mississippi public school system has taken some hard hits to the budget in recent years, and this effects Delta State University because it is a public institution. Some of these budget cuts have led...