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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...
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$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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Celebrating our graduates with greetings from President Vernell Bennett-Fairs and an inspiring message for current and future Magicians from our speaker, Mr. Oris Stuart, Chief People and Inclusion Officer for the National Basketball Association.
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Memphis, TN – LeMoyne-Owen College is pleased to announce online payment options for tuition and fees, housing, and registration for students. This roll out comes just as students are registering and validating for the spring 2021 semester. The Information Technology team has been working hard, along with Fiscal staff members and ACI Universal Payments, to...
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The higher education veteran will begin January 5, 2021 Memphis, Tenn. – The LeMoyne-Owen College Board of Trustees voted to appoint Vernell Bennett-Fairs, Ed.D. as the College’s 13th president. Dr. Bennett-Fairs has over 25 years of experience in higher education, most recently serving as vice-president of Student Affairs at Delta State University in Mississippi for...
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