Tuesday, September 30, 2008

5th Annual College Preparation Program -- October 4, 2008 -- 9am-1:15pm

"Students Preparing for College and Scholarships: Why Community Service?" Saturday, October 4, 2008
9 am - 1:15 pm

East High School
3206 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN


Washington University in St. Louis

Vice Chancellor for Students and Dean,
Dean McLeod was appointed to the position of Vice Chancellor for Students and Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, effective October 1, 1995. He joined Washington University in 1974 as an assistant professor of German, and served as assistant dean of the graduate school of Arts & Sciences from 1974 to 1977. From 1977 to 1987, he was assistant to the then Chancellor William H. Danforth. From 1987 to 1992, he was director of African and Afro-American Studies. In 1992, he was named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. Prior to joining the Washington University faculty he was at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Dean McLeod did his undergraduate work at Morehouse College and graduate work at the University of Vienna and at Rice University in Houston, TX. His research includes the cultural history of turn of the century Vienna and post-war Germany. He was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, and an NDEA (National Defense Education Act) Fellow. In 1991, he received the Washington University Founders Day Distinguished Faculty Member Award. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the St. Louis Art Museum, the American Youth Foundation, the National Council of Youth Leadership, Express Scripts Foundation, and the Churchill Center & School for Learning Disabilities. Dean McLeod and his wife, Clara, have one daughter, Sara, and reside in St. Louis.

Other Guests and Program Overview Includes:

Michael Adrian Davis
Master of Ceremony (MC)
Radio Personality -- Hallelujah 95.7 FM
US Congressman Steve Cohen
(Representing the 9th district of Tennessee)
Father of the TN Lottery

Dr. Kenneth Whalum – New Olivet Baptist Church

Overview of "Planning and Preparing for College"

Panel Discussion

College Recruiters:

Rhodes College, UT Knoxville, Christian Brothers University, University of Memphis (UofM), LeMoyne Owen, WUSTL John B. Ervin Program, Knoxville College, Memphis College of Art (MCA), Rust College, Bethel College, Southwest TN, National College of Business & Technology, Crichton, and UT Memphis


Youth United Way, Youth Leadership Memphis Development Institute,
MIFA Cool Program, College Bound of Memphis, Memphis Literacy Council, Shelby County Books from Birth, Gang and Narcotics Prosecution Unit, and more


US ARMY and US Navy

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