Sunday, April 11, 2021

Education

by Najee El-Amin -- Holly Springs, Mississippi -- Rust College will soon open its gates to prospective students and parents with their upcoming #RUSHTORUST Preview Days. There will be four opportunities for high school and transfer students to see the 126-acre campus...
Monday (March 8) kicked off in-person learning for students, grades 6-12, in Shelby County Schools. And as was the case with K-5 students last week, “#Return Stronger” was given a resounding "No, thank you” by thousands of students. SCS officials said...
by Najee El-Amin -- CodeCrew-Memphis, a nonprofit technology mentorship organization, is making waves within the youth tech world. Three of the organization’s brightest students are being recognized on a nationwide level. Johnathan Sherrill and Jayda Murray have been accepted into the TED-ED...
The “Return Stronger” rollout of in-person learning at Shelby County Schools has not convinced thousands of parents to send their children back into the classroom. Monday (March 1) was the designated first day of Shelby County Schools’ return to physical...
by Curtis Weathers --  School buildings are open, teachers are back in their classrooms and students are returning to some form of in-person learning with their teachers. Normalcy is just around the corner – or is it? The truth is, we...
NASHVILLE – (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University officials envision their students being on the cutting edge of technology in the fields of finance, digital manufacturing and military affairs now that TSU is a member of the IBM-HBCU...
by Travis Loller --  NASHVILLE — The president of historically Black Tennessee State University abruptly reversed course Friday after it was announced she would join the board of private prison operator CoreCivic. In explaining her change of heart on Twitter, Glenda...
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FedEx Corp. has pledged to commit $5 million to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Mississippi and Tennessee. The initiative is crafted to create education and job readiness for students at Tennessee State University, Jackson State University, Mississippi...
by Curtis Weathers -- The tug of war between Governor Bill Lee and the two largest school systems in the state, Memphis Shelby County Schools and Nashville Metro Public Schools, has been at least halfway resolved.  Metro Nashville Superintendent Dr....