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Raymond Bass Memorial

Raymond V. (Ray) Bass, Jr Nov. 17, 1943 – June 3, 2019 Pagosa Springs, CO Raymond V. (Ray) Bass, Jr., 75, died unexpectedly in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico during a brief trip. Growing up in Biloxi fishing and crabbing, he graduated from Notre Dame HS in 1961, where he played basketball and baseball. His Senior…

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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…

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Former Delta State Student Joe Edd Morris to Read from “The Prison,” His New Novel, at DSU Library, a Setting of the Book, on March 6

There’s a special reason why Mississippi native and former Delta State University student Joe Edd Morris will read from his latest novel, The Prison, in the Roberts-LaForge Library on campus on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 3:30 PM. The mystery tale includes it as a setting among other Mississippi backdrops. Morris will sign copies at the…

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Delta State University Receives $4 Million, Largest Single Gift in School History

Delta State University recently received a gift of $4 million from a charitable educational trust created by Dr. Fred Pittman in 1993. The trustees of the Pittman Educational Trust unanimously approved the distribution of the $4 million to Delta State upon the recommendation of Dr. Pittman, founder trustee. The funds will be used for scholarships…

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