- Associated Press - Sunday, May 15, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - FedEx Corp. says it is giving a $1 million gift to LeMoyne-Owen College for information techology upgrades.

FedEx Senior Vice President Shannon A. Brown announced the gift at LeMoyne-Owen’s commencement ceremonies Saturday in Memphis.

College chief information officer John Ruffin says in a statement that the gift will help improve the automation and streamlining of admissions, financial aid and other business operations.

In addition to the gift, FedEx announced it also will establish a $100,000 endowed scholarship to provide tuition assistance to LeMoyne-Owen students who maintain a 3.0 grade-point average.

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