CAS Highlights for 2008

New Leadership

Gayle Beck, Chair of Excellence, Psychology

Robert Blanton, Interim Chair of Political Science

Lt. Col. Jerry Brumfield, Air Force ROTC

Joy Clay, Assistant Dean

La Don Jones, Interim Director of Health Administration

Charles Langston, Director of CERI

Eric Link, Chair of English

Daphene R. McFerren, Director of Hooks Institute

Deborah Tollefsen, Chair of Philosophy

William Zachry, Interim Chair of Psychology

Community Initiatives

In 2008-2009 we'll highlight Community Inititives. Here are a FEW examples:

3 R's

Blue Crush

Infant Mortality in Memphis

Memphis Safe Campus Consortium


Mississippi River Project

Teachers GET IT!

School of Public Health

Sexual Harassment of Teens in Memphis Middle and High Schools

Strategic Plan to Reduce and Prevent Adolescent and Unintended Pregnancies in Shelby County

Strengthening Communities Initiative

Town & Gown (University District Initiative)

Women's Economic Self-Sufficiency and Workforce Development Efforts in Memphis