Joining President LaForge is Sen. Percy Malone.
On December 9, during our fall commencement ceremonies, Delta State University continued its tradition of recognizing green and white greatness by conferring an honorary degree to our most recent Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, Percy Malone.
Delta State confers the honorary degree to individuals who have made significant and meritorious contributions to the university, higher education generally or other areas of society. Achievements include outstanding creative and scholarly work, distinguished leadership or service, significant accomplishments or exceptional philanthropic support.
Senator Malone completed his prerequisite courses at Delta State before going on to receive a degree in Pharmacy. His record of community service and leadership is enviable. And, he credits Delta State with providing him with a strong science background and foundation for his career. He is a leader who cares about people and who has demonstrated, time and time again, his commitment to human and civic causes.
In other news on campus, the campus will close for the holiday season on December 21 and will reopen on January 2.
Be sure to keep up with all of the events and activities taking place on campus by visiting our website www.deltastate.edu.