Friday, September 30, 2022

Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9rOTc8dMzY&feature=youtu.be by Katina L. Rankin Yes, I’m a local television anchor. I make a decent living, but I do not make enough to go overseas on a whim.  However, I know GOD’s voice.  I’ve heard HIS voice many times. For example,...
Memphis is known as hoop city. While growing up in this city, many young people have hoop dreams. On almost every corner, there are basketball goals on make-shift courts and in local parks. But Shane Young and Devin O'Brien are...
The Board of Trustees of LeMoyne-Owen College, Memphis' only four-year historically black college, today (July 30) announced it has selected Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean to serve as interim president, effective Aug. 26. “Dr. Johnson-Dean’s breadth of educational leadership experience and unique...
This moment was 100 years in the making. Kadesha Gordon, an African-American woman and life-long Catholic, reared in the faith at St. Augustine Catholic Church in South Memphis, has found her way to Midtown. She is the new principal, and the...
It’s going to be a red-letter year for Cordova Middle Optional School students. Just ask the new principal, Christopher Hardiman. “Aim high,” said Hardiman. “That’s what I tell our students every day. I told my teachers, ‘You’re going to get...
by Charles Elliott -- Even before the pandemic, LeMoyne-Owen College was working on ways to provide instructional options for our students. When the difficult decision was made to close the campus to keep our LOC family safe, we immediately took action...
Charles Muhammad, 50, graduated from LeMoyne-Owen College last Saturday (May 7), earning his bachelor’s degree in Social Work 32 years after leaving high school. “That was one of my proudest moments,” said Muhammad. “As the father of nine children, I have...
Dr. Alicia Golston has been promoted to dean of students at Rhodes College, effective July 1, 2019. She served as associate dean of students in 2017 and became associate dean for student experience in 2018. Prior to joining Rhodes, Golston...
by Howard Robertson Special to The New Tri-State Defender My family and black colleges go way back. For the roughly five generations black colleges have even existed, my family relationships with them are easily traced back through four of them. My...
The 100 Black Men of Memphis chapter this week got a $20,000 boost from the Shelby County Board of Commissioners in the group’s effort to raise funds for the scholarship named in honor of Bernal E. Smith II, the...