2018 News (Archives)

Awards and Recognition

Congratulations to Bentuo Zheng, who has been awarded a Dunavant Professorship for 2018-2021.

Alpha Ba and Segun at MLK 50 Ceremony

MLK50 Fellows Completion Academy Ceremony

Alpha Ba and Segun George represented the department at the MLK50 Fellows Completion Academy ceremony that was held on February 26, 2018 at the University of Memphis. The University of Memphis Completion Academy for African American Males is a THEC supported grant made possible by Governor Haslam’s acquisition of Lumina funding dedicated to closing racial disparities in institutions of higher learning. Programming to support and accelerate degree completion is the primary focus of this grant which will also emphasize often untold success stories about the college experiences of African American males.