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Mississippi Valley State leads efforts to place historical marker commemorating Fannie Lou Hamer at Sunflower County Courthouse

ITTA BENA, MS – After months of intense planning, a group from Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) has received approval to proceed with a project that will erect the first historical marker commemorating the historic stance taken by Fannie Lou Hamer to ensure voting rights for all Americans, according to the University. MVSU Associate Professor… Continue reading Mississippi Valley State leads efforts to place historical marker commemorating Fannie Lou Hamer at Sunflower County Courthouse

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GHP awards MVSU Environment Health program with $5,000 grant with the help of an alumnus

ITTA BENA – A Mississippi Valley State University alumnus recently teamed up with his employer to present the institution with a $5,000 grant. According to a press release by the university, Itta Bena native Kortney Haymore, a 2017 graduate of MVSU’s Environmental Health program, currently serves as an industrial hygienist with Gobbell Hays Partners (GHP),… Continue reading GHP awards MVSU Environment Health program with $5,000 grant with the help of an alumnus

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Dr. Elizabeth Evans named MVSU’s Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs

ITTA BENA, MS – Mississippi Valley State University President Dr. Jerryl Briggs has announced Dr. Elizabeth Evans as the Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs, according to a press release by the university. Her appointment comes after the sudden death of Dr. Constance Bland, who was the current Vice President of Academic Affairs. Dr. Bland… Continue reading Dr. Elizabeth Evans named MVSU’s Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs