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Dr. Miriam DeCosta-Willis

While Black American history is celebrated year-round at LeMoyne-Owen College (LOC), we are pleased that February offers us another opportunity to highlight the contributions of so many in our community whose legacy and impact continue long beyond their physical presence in our midst. In January, we bid farewell to one of our academic scholars and...

FedEx Establishes New Initiative to Support Local HBCUs

$5 million commitment to four regionally based HBCUs builds on longstanding commitment to advance inclusion and empower economic opportunity in the Black community February 10, 2021 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 10, 2021 – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today a pledge to commit $5 million to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Mississippi and...

Winter Weather – February 11, 2021

Due to local weather conditions, LeMoyne-Owen College’s campus will be closed Thursday, February 11, 2021. Classes will continue in a virtual format. Staff should work remotely.

LeMoyne-Owen College – Memphis Alumni Association 30th Annual MLK Observance

LeMoyne-Owen College Alumni Association – Memphis Chapter’s 30th annual MLK Virtual Birthday Observance. Keynote speaker, Dr. Vernell A. Bennett-Fairs, 13th President of LeMoyne-Owen College.

LeMoyne Owen College’s 13th Annual MLK Day of Service

January 18, 2021, Virtual Program for LOC’s 13th Annual MLK Day of Service and Presentation of the Dr. Cheryl Golden Award to Mr. Steve Schular Special Assistant Neighborhood Concerns City of Memphis.

63rd Annual International Tea

The International Tea was founded as a means to increase the faith community’s support for LeMoyne-Owen College and higher education. This annual event is one that continues to be a highlight in our College’s history. The International Tea kicks off the faith community’s annual fundraising season and raises much needed dollars to support our community’s...
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