New LeMoyne-Owen College President Vernell Bennett-Fairs finally inaugurated

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 06, 2022 5:12 PM CT | Published: May 06, 2022 5:12 PM CT

Delayed by the pandemic, LeMoyne-Owen College’s new president Vernell Bennett-Fairs was finally inaugurated this week, highlighting the college’s history while highlighting her vision to carry it into the future.


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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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