Fogelman Women in Leadership Hosted DeNeuville Learning Center Graduation
For release: April 30, 2018
Fogelman Women in Leadership (FWL) hosted the graduates of DeNeuville Learning Center at the Fogelman College of Business and Economics on April 21, 2018. The ceremony included women who received GED certificates or advanced their English as a Second Language coursework.The event is part of a long-term philanthropic partnership between DeNeuville Learning Center and FWL that began in
September of 2017. This event was a collaborative event from multiple student associations. DeNeuville Heights administration leaders and board members were highly pleased with the volunteer work of the students and the Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center.
"Our partnership with DeNeuville Heights is a perfect combination of purpose—we are a women-centered organization and we want to help women in our community be more successful. Providing our resources of space and volunteer help provided a great way to celebrate the accomplishments of their students with our students," said Dr. Kathy Tuberville, Director, Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center. Going forward, Dr. Tuberville will be the honorary chair for this year's annual gala to help provide support for this growing non-profit.
"It is heartwarming to see the women of FCBE reach out to other women in the Memphis area. DeNeuville Learning Center is a special place, and I'm extremely proud of the Fogelman Women in Leadership and the other student organizations for providing help and leadership to this wonderful organization," noted Dr. Marla Royne Stafford, Interim Dean of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics.
About DeNeuville Learning Center
DeNeuville Learning Center serves over 300 women and promotes a mission of empowering women through education and community. For over 300 women each year, they carry out that mission through education and individual support. DeNeuville offers classes in: GED and high school equivalency preparation, English as a Second Language (ESL), computer studies, Citizenship Test Preparation, and more. They are unique in providing child care services, which can be one of the biggest barriers for adult women furthering their education. For more information on involvement with DeNeuville Learning Center, visit their website at http://www.deneuvillecenter.org
DeNeuville Learning Center students and their families, FWL members, and FCBE faculty and staff gathered at the Fogelman College of Business and Economics for a graduation ceremony hosted by the Fogelman Women in Leadership organization.
DeNeuville Learning Center Graduates