Mississippi Valley State University

July 27, 2016

Graphic Designers


John McCall has been lauded throughout Mississippi for his graphic design talent, including recognition as the 2009 Designer of the Year presented by the Mississippi Ad Federation -- Mississippi Delta Chapter.

McCall joined the PR staff in 2007. He has received CPRAM and ADDY awards, including the 2010 Gold ADDY awards for the MVSU International Program Passport; a Silver ADDY for the Delta Research and Cultural Institute advertisement and a bronze for the MVSU Fall Career Fair in the Collateral Material, Special Event Campaign and for his design work for the MVSU Communique newsletter.


Originally from Clinton, Miss., Joseph Cotton serves as the associate graphic designer. Upon graduating from Grenada High School in 1995,he began his studies at Mississippi Valley State University in the fall of the same year. Joseph majored in art with an emphasis in visual communication. He received several awards and honors during his time as a student at the university and graduated magna cum laude in May 2000. His education has afforded him the opportunity to work in media, particularly newspaper publication. He most recently served as both a graphic designer and systems manager at the Greenwood Commonwealth. He resides in Grenada with his wife, Renitta, and son, Isaiah.