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Multi-Campus Model Prepares Students for a Multi-Cultural World

Donovan Borum recently graduated with his friend Carter Burgess and 106 other classmates, four of whom started at the Memphis campus like Donovan and are all college bound. Their class was the first to experience the three-campus model at the private, college preparatory St. George’s Independent School. While the first batch of students to go all the way from preschool to graduation under the model was small, officials say future minority participation will be greater.
Posted: 9/13/2016 9:54:56 AM | with 0 comments

Introducing... Music Export Memphis

The idea that Memphis is a music city is anything but new. After all, we are known as the “home of the blues and the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll.” Thousands of people travel around the world to visit places like Sun Studios, Soulsville and Graceland. However, if you’re not completely immersed in the Memphis music scene, you might miss the fact that the Bluff City is currently home to some amazing musicians. And we think the world should know it.
That’s what Music Export Memphis (MEM) is all about – an initiative to create opportunities for Memphis musicians across the U.S. an abroad as an export office for Memphis music.
Posted: 9/13/2016 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

2016 Young Memphian: Carly Crawford

As the assistant director of theatre education at Playhouse on the Square, actress Carly Crawford assists in overseeing Playhouse’s Theatre School and the Summer Youth Theatre Conservatory.
Posted: 9/6/2016 3:13:24 PM | with 0 comments

2016 Young Memphians: My Town Movers

Since starting My Town Movers in 2013, Preston Burleson,  Noel Fenderson and Chris Winchell have excelled as professionals and active civic members, using their success to give back to Memphis whenever they have a chance.
Posted: 9/6/2016 3:07:14 PM | with 0 comments

90+1 Reasons We Love Living & Working in the 901

The Greater Memphis Chamber staff wishes you a very happy 9/01 Day! If there's one thing we love, it's celebrating all the exciting developments, ideas, events and people in our city. We wanted to join in the fun today, so we've compiled a list of 90+1 things we love about living and working in Memphis, Tennessee.This list includes the favorites of our staff, members, social media followers, SoundCheck and some highlights from our bragging rights page. Browse through the list and then leave your own favorite in the comments section below!
Posted: 9/1/2016 10:26:14 AM | with 0 comments

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