LeMoyne-Owen College Welcomes Prospective Students to Campus for Spotlight Day

High school students get a preview of the historic HBCU, June 18-19, after yearlong campus closing to public due to COVID-19

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For Immediate Release
June 17, 2021

Memphis, Tenn. – LeMoyne-Owen College, Memphis’ only Historically Black College and University, will host Spotlight Day June 18-19, 2021, to introduce prospective students to the college campus. Spotlight Day will also be the official reopening of the campus to the public since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spotlight Day will include a campus tour, sessions for incoming freshmen to be advised and enrolled, a Greek Step Show, a movie screening on the historic front lawn, and special student showcases. The day will conclude with a sleepover in the College’s state-of-the-art residence hall.

“We are so excited to welcome prospective students to our beautiful campus,” says LeMoyne-Owen College’s 13th President, Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs. “I am looking forward to meeting these scholars, learning more about their interests and aspirations and introducing them to the MAGIC of LeMoyne-Owen College.”

The morning of June 19, following the conclusion of Spotlight Day activities there will be a Juneteenth Celebration hosted by the LeMoyne-Owen College National Alumni Association that students are invited to attend.