The program will begin with students in middle school -- recruiting African American males and helping them get an early exposure to academic and career preparation, peer faculty mentors and integration into a college like atmosphere and more.
According to a media release, the university is the first university in the state to have a dockless bicycle share program and will host a test of electric scooters from its campus mobility partner, VeoRide.
The controversy erupted over the weekend when Mayor Lee Harris said he would veto $1 million of county funding for a new university aquatic center because the university doesn’t pay all its employees a wage of $15 an hour.
Two Memphis lawmakers who sit on the Tennessee House Education Committee agreed Dr. Griffin stepping down as chief of the Achievement School District is a big loss. But they differ on what should happen next.