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Two departments get new leaders
This summer, the School of Applied Sciences
welcomes two new department chairs. David Hughes McElreath, a native
A former Lafayette County deputy sheriff and Oxford police
officer, McElreath holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees
With more than 20 years in the social work profession, Carol Boyd said she believes that “one of the best ways to facilitate learning is to get students excited about social work as a career choice.”
“Pursuing a degree in social work is more that just a way to earn a living; it is a way to make a contribution to society,” she said.
A 1979 graduate of Delta State University, Boyd has been employed
at her alma mater since 1987 and was named chair of social work there
in July 1991. She earned her Master of Social Work from the University
of Southern Mississippi and a Doctor of Education from Delta