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DSU’s Fourth President, Dr. Aubrey Lucas, to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors at Mississippi Pinnacle Awards

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Katie Martin, SMP President

HATTIESBURG, MISS (January 28, 2024) – Mississippi is coming to Hattiesburg as Sales and Marketing Professionals announces its Humanitarian honorees, in conjunction with The Mississippi Pinnacle Awards. Dr. Aubrey K. Lucas will receive the highest humanitarian honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mississippi has always been known as the Hospitality State.  Doing for others is in our genetic makeup. 

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DSU Alumni Association hosting “Statesmen Sweethearts”

Written by Nathan Duff:

CLEVELAND, Miss. — The Delta State Alumni Association and Foundation will be hosting its 2nd Statesmen Sweetheart Social February 9 at 6 p.m. in the Leroy Morganti Atrium of Kent Wyatt Hall. This fundraising event is for any couples with a Delta State connection, especially those who met at DSU. Cleveland R&B/Soul duo Variety will perform, with catering provided by Sodexo.

Caroline Alderson,

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Perrin Caldwell, Jr. of Caldwell Insurance in Batesville establishes the first $10,000 endowed scholarship for the 2022 Commercial Aviation Scholarship Push

CLEVELAND, Miss. – Perrin Caldwell, Jr., President of Caldwell Insurance of Batesville, Mississippi, recently established a $10,000 endowed scholarship as the first gift given to the Delta State 2022 Commercial Aviation Scholarship Push.

While managing a very successful insurance company, Caldwell maintains several leadership positions. He is a member of the Batesville Rotary Club and was Past President of the Batesville Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves on the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board,

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Mullins Named Director of Alumni Affairs

CLEVELAND, Miss. — Corley Mullins ’06, ’10, has recently been named the Director of Alumni Affairs for Delta State University’s Alumni Association.

“I’m very excited about joining the Alumni Association and serving my university in a new capacity. I look forward to working with Amanda to further the mission of the Alumni Association and connect with alumni,” said Mullins.

Mullins is a native of Tutwiler, Miss., but has lived in Cleveland for over a decade with her husband,

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Lonnie Webb Allen Earns DSU Degree After 50 Year Break from Classroom

CLEVELAND, Miss. — It’s never too late to garner an education. For Lonnie Webb Allen, that meant time spent on the Delta State University campus finishing her degree after a 50-year absence from campus. The mother of two daughters, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild stand as an inspiration to faculty and students alike.

Allen was able to finish her Bachelor of University Studies degree and graduate this past December thanks to the Complete to Compete (C2C) program in Mississippi.

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U.S. Must Return to the Gold Standard, Says Steve Forbes, at DSU’s Spring 2019 Colloquia Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series

“When money is trustworthy,” Steve Forbes told a capacity crowd at Delta State University’s Spring 2019 Colloquia Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series, “human progress comes about.” Inversely, continued the notable economic prognosticator, “When money is untrustworthy, bad things can happen.” The U.S. needs to pay close attention to this, he urged.

The business publishing magnate and two-time candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. president (1996 and 2000) made that point in any number of ways during his evening talk in Jobe Hall auditorium on March 4.

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