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Lane College
Lane College Logo (Trademark of Lane College)
Motto Esse Non Videri
Established 1882
Type Private
President Dr. Wesley C. McClure
Faculty 46
Undergraduates 1150
Postgraduates 0
Location Jackson, Tennessee USA
Campus setting Urban, 25 acres
Mascot Dragons
Colors Cardinal Red and Royal Blue
Website http://www.lanecollege.edu

Lane College is a four-year, accredited historically black college located in Jackson, Tennessee, just east of the downtown area. It is primarily a liberal arts institution associated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Athletic teams nicknamed the "Dragons" are sponsored and compete in Division II of the NCAA. Image File history File links Lane College logo. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... Cambridge University professors wearing academic regalia in a degree ceremony procession. ... Jackson is a city located in Madison County, Tennessee. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 36th 109,247 km² 195 km 710 km 2. ... Urban area is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of man-made structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... In the United States, Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) (a type of minority-serving institution or MSI) are colleges or universities that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the African-American community. ... Jackson is a city located in Madison County, Tennessee. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ... The Christian Methodist Epsicopal Church is a historically black denomination within the broader context of Methodism. ... A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Tom is short for Thomas). ... Division II (or DII) is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...

Mission Statement

Overall, the mission of the area of Academic Affairs is to prepare students to successfully compete with their counterparts from other institutions upon graduation, while at the same time exhibiting characteristics of the Ideal Lane College Graduate. The area of Academic Affairs is dedicated to providing an overall academic environment which is sensitive and nurturing, while simultaneously, challenging students to achieve new levels of excellence. This is done with primary emphasis on excellent(?) teaching, research, and advising; a strong curriculum; and high quality Academic Support Services. The area also subscribes to the College’s rituals, traditions, and promotes its overall Mission.

Lane College, 545 Lane Avenue, Jackson, TN, 38301
Phone 731/426-7500

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Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference:
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  Lane • LeMoyne-Owen† • MilesMorehousePaine† • Tuskegee  
† non-football member

Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) is a College Athletic Conference which consists of historically black colleges in the southern United States. ... Albany State University (ASU) is an historically black institution of the University System of Georgia located in Albany, Georgia. ... Benedict College is located in Columbia, South Carolina. ... Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is a private, undergraduate and graduate institution educational institution in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Fort Valley State University (FVSU) is a historically black college and university (HBCU) located in Fort Valley, Georgia. ... Kentucky State logo Kentucky State University (KSU, or less commonly, KYSU, to differentiate from Kansas State University) is a four-year institution of higher learning, located in Frankfort, Kentucky, the states capital. ... LeMoyne-Owen College is an accredited, four-year historically black college which has operated continuously in Memphis, Tennessee since 1873. ... Miles College is a Historically Black College (HBCU) founded in 1905. ... Morehouse College is a private, four-year, liberal arts college for African-American men located on a 61 acre (247,000 m²) campus in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Paine College is a private Historically Black college located in Augusta, Georgia. ... The Tuskegee Syphilis Study was conducted at this university, a controversial study of syphilis on black men Tuskegee University is an American institution of higher learning located in Tuskegee, Alabama. ... Image File history File links SouthernIntercollegiateAthleticConferenceLogo. ...

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The Associated Students of Lane Community College (ASLCC) is the student body at the LCC Main Campus.
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In addition, the college attracted the attention of several philanthropic agencies, such as the General Education Board of the Rosenwald Foundation and the Board of Missions of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Lane College was given an "A" rating by the Association in 1949.
With the passing of President J. Lane on December 11, 1944, the Reverend Peter Randolph Shy, who later was to be elected a bishop of the C. Church, was elected as the acting president, to serve until Dr. D.
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