Class of 2007
“My English and journalism professors at DSU helped me develop my own style. The guidance about writing I received from them was the best part of my undergraduate experience. I use this guidance every day as part of my job.”
-Chris Davis is a staff writer and editor for the
|"I look back on my years as an English major undergraduate fondly. What I appreciated most about the professors here is that they not only had high standards but they provided us with the means to reach them. Their enthusiasm for literature and writing makes the classroom an enjoyable and exciting arena of learning."
-After earning his B.A. in English from Delta State, Nick White was a awarded the Butler Scholarship for Creative Writing at Mississippi State University where he is now an M.A. candidate. While persuing his masters degree, he teaches Basic English and is an assistant in the Writing Center.
|"I came to Delta State as a non-traditional student, excited about returning to university studies, ready to work hard, yet a little self-conscious and unsure of my abilities after so many years out of an academic environment. It didn’t take me long to realize that Delta State was the right place for me. My professors—all of them—encouraged me and challenged me and supported me. They believed in my dreams when I was scared to dream for myself. They opened doors for me that I didn’t even know existed, and sometimes, when I was a little hesitant to enter, they pushed me right through. They were my mentors, and now I am proud to call them my friends."
-Stephanie Eddleman (pictured right) is currently on leave from Harding University, where she is an English and Honors Symposium faculty member, while she pursues a Ph.D. in English from the University of Mississippi.
Class of 1998
“When I first came to
-Bonnie Gillespie has worked as a Staff Writer/Photographer for the American Red Cross, where she was involved in relief efforts all over the world, including helping with the Tsunami Recovery Program in
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