Corporate Giving story for The Commercial Appeal
March 13, 2009
The giving arm of SunTrust Bank, the SunTrust Foundation, awards scholarship money totaling $200,000 per year to Memphis students for four local schools: the University of Memphis, Christian Brothers University, LeMoyne-Owen College and Rhodes College.
On March 5, the Scholars for Memphis event was held at Soulsville Charter School to award a check for scholarships to Rhodes and to raise community awareness of the partnership among the three organizations.
“We wanted to present at Soulsville because they are such an integral part of the Rhodes service scholarship program,” said Jordan Barré, vice president of sales and marketing for SunTrust Bank, Memphis … (read more)