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UofM Lambuth News and Community Events

Two New Scholarships Announced

John Edwin Yarbrough Scholarship

UofM Lambuth establishes John Yarbrough Scholarship for students in health science. The University of Memphis Lambuth has established the John Edwin Yarbrough Scholarship to benefit students in health sciences/services – the first scholarship in health sciences for UofM Lambuth. Yarbrough is retired from West Tennessee Healthcare where he served as executive director of Physical Therapy. He made sure the Physical Therapy Department set a model of care for the region.

"We are thrilled to learn of this new scholarship to support students studying in the areas of health sciences/health services," said Dr. Rick Bloomer, dean of the School of Health Studies. "With a rapidly growing undergraduate program in Health Sciences, as well as plans to add graduate programs in health-specific disciplines, this scholarship is timely and most welcome."

To read more about this scholarship from the official media release, click here

G.G. Bray Scholarship

P.E.O. Sisterhood endows scholarship in honor of G.G. Bray at UofM Lambuth. The Tennessee Chapter Y of P.E.O. International Sisterhood in Jackson, Tenn., has endowed the G.G. Bray Scholarship for women majoring in education at UofM Lambuth.

"We are very excited about PEO's investment in education students at the Lambuth campus," said Niles Reddick, dean of the Lambuth Campus. "This scholarship is particularly meaningful because it honors the much loved G.G. Bray, who was a staff member at Lambuth for many years along with her husband, former athletic director Dr. Charles 'Pepper' Bray."

Applicants must be women pursuing a degree in education at UofM Lambuth. One or more scholarships per year may be granted. The amount of each is to be determined by the number of qualified applicants and the amount available in the fund.

"We would like to extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation to P.E.O. International Sisterhood for its kind generosity and support as we work to recruit and prepare the next generation of teachers," said Dr. Kandi Hill-Clarke, dean of the College of Education.

To read more about this scholarship from the official media release, click here

M. D. Anderson Planetarium News

The M. D. Anderson Planetarium is located on the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus in the J. R. Hyde Science Hall at 299 Maple Street, Jackson, Tennessee (across from the Hamilton Performing Arts Center). Currently, due to public health concerns, all activities at the Planetarium are suspended until further notice. NO TUESDAY OR FRIDAY PUBLIC SHOWS WILL BE PRESENTED. Check Facebook and twitter for daily posts and tweets. For more information, call 731.425.7368 or email planetarium@memphis.edu.  

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Please remember that if the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus is closed, any scheduled show at the M. D. Anderson planetarium will also be canceled. If you're not sure, call 731.425.7368 for closing announcements. Thanks for your understanding!

Arboretum Map

UofM Lambuth is a Level 2 Certified Arboretum as designated by the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council. Take a tour with our map.