Sunday, December 5, 2021

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...
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...
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 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...
Once a suburb thriving with amenities, Whitehaven is saddled with outside perceptions that the neighborhood is poor because its demographics flipped from white to black. Its native retailers, like Southland Mall (the oldest operating mall in Memphis), know the...
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...
Veteran Shelby County Schools Board Commissioner Kevin Woods will continue on as the District 4 representative and seek reelection – a decision prompted by “the current environment.” Woods has been an SCS board member since the merger of the old...
The executive director of the Memphis Academy of Health Sciences, one of city’s oldest charter networks, was fired last week following an internal investigation. Corey Johnson was placed on suspension with pay last month and fired on Dec. 3, according...