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President Obama Acts to Ease Student Loan Debt

President Obama Acts to Ease Student Loan Debt

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent From 2003 to 2014, student debt in America skyrocketed from $250 million to $1.2 trillion, surpassing credit card debt. As more students, especially Blacks students, rely on grants and loans [...]

Largest Class in Meharry History Graduates

Largest Class in Meharry History Graduates

NASHVILLE, TN — The largest graduating class in the history of Meharry Medical College received their diplomas at the College’s 139th Commencement, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House Auditorium. The School of [...]

Meharry Opens New GPR Clinic

Meharry Opens New GPR Clinic

By Gayle Starling-Melvin NASHVILLE, TN — Through the collaboration of Meharry Medical College and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc., the world’s largest provider of healthcare products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical [...]

Meharry Medical College Students Discover Their Futures at National Match Day

Meharry Medical College Students Discover Their Futures at National Match Day

NASHVILLE, TN — On Friday, March 21, fourth-year medical students at Meharry Medical College learned where they would begin their medical careers. Match Day, the annual event where medical schools across the nation announce where students will [...]

Pastor Miller and Congregation Make Donation to Meharry Medical College

Pastor Miller and Congregation Make Donation to Meharry Medical College

By Rev. Brenda Harris Haywood Pastor Alvin Miller and the St. John Congregation honoring the ‘Meharry Medical College Students for Africa’ with over $1,200 donation during the St. John Church’s Annual Black History Month Concert and Drama [...]

Civil Rights Pioneer Andrew Young Headlines Meharry Medical College’s 138th Annual Convocation

Civil Rights Pioneer Andrew Young Headlines Meharry Medical College’s 138th Annual Convocation

Meharry Medical College held its 138th Annual Convocation Monday, October 14, 2013, with civil rights luminary, Ambassador Andrew J. Young as the keynote speaker and recipient of an honorary doctorate degree. “Andrew Young is one of [...]

Andrew Young To Headline Meharry Medical College’s 138th Annual Convocation

Andrew Young To Headline Meharry Medical College’s 138th Annual Convocation

Celebration Kicks-off Academic Year, Honors National Leaders Who Fight Health Care Disparities and Features the Dedication of Hulda Lyttle Hall Nashville, TN – Meharry Medical College today announced that civil rights pioneer, Andrew J. Young, will deliver [...]

White Coat Ceremony Held at Meharry

White Coat Ceremony Held at Meharry

On Friday, August 16, 2013, first year students from Meharry’s Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Graduate Studies and Research, took another step closer to their health professions’ degrees when they donned their white coats before their families, friends and professors, vowing to practice [...]

Wayne Riley steps down as Meharry president.

Wayne Riley steps down as Meharry president.

By Ronald W. Weathersby Meharry Medical College President Dr. Wayne Riley is going on sabbatical. It was not immediately clear how long Riley’s sabbatical will last or what predicated his decision. Dr. Frank Royal, chairman of [...]

Meharry Building Projects Create Jobs

Meharry Building Projects Create Jobs

NASHVILLE, TN — The 80,000 square-foot campus center under construction at Meharry Medical College is a boon not only for students, but for the entire North Nashville Community. More than 1,000 people will be employed during [...]

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