Editorial Results (free)
1. Daush Takes Love of Teaching to Association Leadership Role
- Friday, November 15, 2013
Barbara Daush, president of St. Agnes Academy and St. Dominic School, has recently been named chairwoman of the Southern Association of Independent Schools.
Daush was raised in Wilmette, Ill., on the north shore of Chicago, moving to Memphis with her family in the eighth grade and eventually graduating from Wooddale High School. Because of a dedicated and passionate high school teacher, Daush went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in classics and Latin from the University of Mississippi.
2. Inman Joins Next Day Access as Franchise Manager
- Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Greg Inman has joined accessibilities solutions provider Next Day Access as franchise manager for the Memphis office, where he will supervise sales, marketing, service management and hiring. Next Day Access offers wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, bathroom safety products and other accessibility products for people with disabilities or accessibility challenges.
3. Expectations, Talent Sky-High for Tigers
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Four senior guards. Nine new faces, seven of them belonging to freshmen. A new league, the American Athletic Conference. And a home schedule that will feature games against league foes Cincinnati, Connecticut, Louisville and Temple, and non-conference opponent Gonzaga.
4. Rhodes Honors Gray for Outstanding Research
- Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Dr. Patrick Gray, an associate professor in Rhodes College’s department of religious studies, has received the college’s Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Research. Gray’s research centers on biblical studies, specifically the history and literature of early Christianity and the Greco-Roman context.
5. St. Agnes-St. Dominic Installs Solar Panels in Memory of Alumnus
- Wednesday, March 20, 2013
St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School has honored Ryan Edwards by promoting environmental sustainability, a concept that was close to the late St. Dominic alumnus’ heart.
6. St. Agnes Wraps 160th Anniversary Celebration
- Monday, January 23, 2012
St. Agnes Academy opened its doors in February 1851 with 20 boarders and 20 day students. Today, with an enrollment of more than 900, the school is celebrating its rich 160-year-old history and tradition of academia.
7. Engaging Students
- Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The second in a series about how the iPad is revolutionizing local business.
Like millions of other Americans, Bobby Ireland will be getting his iPad 2 this week and he’s looking forward to it.
8. IP to Unveil New Recycling Facility
- Wednesday, October 20, 2010
The grand opening for International Paper’s expanded Memphis Recycling Facility will be held Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The facility is at 1814 S. Third St. It will feature a children’s recycling costume contest with students from St. Agnes Academy–St. Dominic School.
9. Argo Joins Crews & Associates as Vice President
- Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Hayden C. Argo Jr. has joined Crews & Associates Inc. as vice president for the investment-banking firm in the Memphis market. Argo will conduct fixed income securities sales.
10. Bardos Named Dean at St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Denny Bardos has joined St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School as dean of enrollment management and financial aid.
Education: Bachelor of Arts, psychology, Christian Brothers University
Work Experience: Prior to joining SAA-SDS, I spent 16 years in college admissions.
Family: My wife, Amanda, and I have three children:Daniel, 14; Breana, 11; and Brandon, 2.
Favorite quote: “Many a truth is said in jest.” William Shakespeare
Last book read: “The Little Big Things” by Tom Peters
Favorite music: I like anything from Beethoven to Blink 182, but alternative is my favorite.
Favorite movie: The original “Batman” with Jack Nicholson
Sports team: Chicago Cubs
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and biking.
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could play the piano.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? My mother. She was an incredibly generous, loving, spiritual, and caring woman.
What drew you to St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School? I wanted to be able to utilize my background in admissions and financial aid at an excellent independent school.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Seeing students whom I recruited go on to become very successful in their lives.
What do you most enjoy about your work? Working with families to show them all the outstanding benefits of a SAA-SDS education!
11. Bishop: East Tennessee Priest Admits Abuse
- Friday, April 16, 2010
KNOXVILLE (AP) – A retired Roman Catholic priest has acknowledged sexually abusing a boy at his Kingsport, Tenn., church more than 30 years ago and said there may be other victims, the bishop of the Diocese of Knoxville said Thursday.
12. SAA-SDS Named Apple Distinguished School
- Thursday, April 08, 2010
St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School has been named an Apple Distinguished School for the third consecutive year.
SAA-SDS is the only school in Tennessee and one of only 54 schools in the U.S. to earn the distinction this year.
13. Memphis College of Art Buys South Main Building
- Tuesday, February 23, 2010
477 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
Sale Amount: $400,000
Sale Date: Feb. 12, 2010
Buyer: Memphis College of Art
Seller: Southeastern LSC Holding Corp., formally known as Lewis Supply Co. Inc.
Loan Amount: $1.5 million
Loan Date: Feb. 15, 2010
Maturity Date: March 1, 2013
Lender: J.R. Hyde III Family Foundation
14. St. Dominic School To Begin Renovation
- Monday, February 22, 2010
St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School has filed another building permit in conjunction with its ongoing master plan that has given the 20-acre East Memphis campus a major facelift. SAA-SDS last week filed a $480,000 permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement to renovate the St. Dominic School building at 30 Avon Road.
15. McDonald Assumes Role of Director Emeritus at BankTennessee
- Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Crawford McDonald has assumed the status of director emeritus of BankTennessee. In honor of McDonald’s service, the boardroom at the bank’s East Memphis office will be named the Crawford McDonald Community Room.
16. SAA-SDS Unveils Plans for Early Childhood Center
- Monday, October 19, 2009
St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School is one step closer to completing an ongoing master plan that has transformed the appearance of the 20-acre campus at 4830 Walnut Grove Road.
17. School Technology Summit To Be Held in Memphis
- Monday, June 29, 2009
St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School will host 48 schools from 20 states at its campus July 8-10 for the seventh annual iSummit.
18. $6.7M 'Cybrary' Tops List Of St. Agnes-St. Dominic Changes
- Tuesday, April 17, 2007
4830 Walnut Grove Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Permit Cost: $4.5 million
Project Cost: $10 million (all capital improvements)
19. Don't Miss This Visit
- Friday, February 23, 2007
Betty Williams enjoys dressmaking and gardening, walking her dog, reading, swimming and writing, according to her curriculum vitae at www.nobelprize.org.
She attended Catholic schools growing up - St. Teresa's Primary School and St. Dominic's Grammar School in Northern Ireland. Her father worked as a butcher and her mother was a housewife. Williams had two children with her first husband, Ralph: a son, Paul, and a daughter, Deborah. While she was raising her kids, she worked as a receptionist.
20. Corporate Scandals Create Focus on Nonprofit Accountability
- Thursday, March 09, 2006
School children are given free fingerprinting kits and taught about safety.
Families who live in poverty are able to say goodbye to substandard housing.
Downtown Memphis parks, streets and medians are kept well-manicured, and visitors get to gaze at exhibits in the renovated Fire Engine House No. 1 at 118 Adams St.
21. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 16, 2004
CHILDRENS MUSEUMS ADDS TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Childrens Museum Names New Board Members
The Childrens Museum of Memphis announced the following additions to its board of trustees: Jon A. Bascum, vice president of information technology, AutoZone;...
22. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, April 19, 2004
NOBEL LAUREATE RICHARD ERNST SPEAKS AT U OF M
WKNO Presents Lecture at University of Memphis
WKNO presents award-winning journalist David Brancaccio in a lecture on the marketplace economy at 7 p.m. at the Fogelman Executive Center...
23. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, February 28, 2003
Artwork by Wess Loudenslager will be on display at the Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S
An exhibition of artwork by Wess Loudenslager begins today at the Greater Memphis Arts Council, 8 S. Third St. GMAC will host a reception for the artist from...
24. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, January 24, 2003
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville and the Collierville Literacy Council recently started a new family literacy program ca
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville and the Collierville Literacy Council recently started a new family literacy pro...
25. Archived Article: Assisi P.2
- Monday, May 07, 2001
Assisi Foundation Awards Grants for Literacy Initiative Assisi awards literacy grants Eleven projects dealing with the promotion of community-wide reading and learning received Assisi Foundation grants recently. The University of Memphis program, &q...
26. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, December 29, 2000
Group honors local philanthropic heroes Group honors local philanthropic heroes The Memphis chapter of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives recently announced the recipients of its 2000 Crystal Awards for Philanthropy. The awards are pres...
27. Archived Article: Tech Focus (edu)
- Wednesday, September 20, 2000
Students plus computers equal learning yearning Students plus computers equal yearning to learn By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Instead of memorizing dates or looking at a time line to study early American history, imagine taking a virtual ride i...
28. Archived Article: Assisi P.2
- Friday, May 12, 2000
Assisi Foundation awards $2 million in grants Assisi Foundation awards $2 million in grants The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc. has announced second quarter grant awards totaling $2.3 million across a wide spectrum of community endeavors. For the ...
29. Archived Article: Agnes (lead)
- Monday, June 01, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON St. Agnes/St. Dominic starts $5 million educational building By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Construction is underway on a $5 million multi-purpose building at the St. Agnes Academy and St. Dominic School for Boys campus at 4830 W...
30. Archived Article: Sch Graph
- Wednesday, August 20, 1997
Breath of Life Christian Center will start construction Sept. 1 on a 9,000-square-foot elementary school on the church's property. Other school construction projects started this summer, according to building permits issued by the Shelby County Cons...
31. Archived Article: St. Agnes Chg
- Thursday, August 07, 1997
By CAMILLE H St. Agnes Academy starts $1.2 million renovation By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News St. Agnes Academy and St. Dominic School for Boys on Walnut Grove Road are undergoing a $1.2 million renovation, which includes making the buildings mo...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 02, 1997
Bean & Ison PLLC, CPAs and Consultants has announced two new employees: Bean & Ison PLLC, CPAs and Consultants has announced two new employees: M. Arnold McGruder has joined the firm as senior audit manager. McGruder, a certified public acco...
33. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, April 04, 1997
Success equals effort Effort measures success Succeeding in American is all a matter of working hard, according to Medplexs Dr. Tolan Vu By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News For Dr. Tolan Vu, success is only a matter of how hard youre willing to work ...