NEXUS Orientation for the Class of 2021

NEXUS Orientation for the Class of 2021


August 22, 2020 - August 22, 2020
Second Presbyterian Church

NEXUS Orientation for the Class of 2021The NEXUS Orientation kicks off the NEXUS experience and gives Mentors and Protégés an opportunity to connect with fellow class participants, learn more about individual strengths and Emotional Intelligence, and training to provide a foundation for a successful year!

Orientation is a mandatory part of the NEXUS program. If needed, NEXUS will provide a virtual option for those not able to attend. The NEXUS Board and NEXUS Program Committee have planned and taken every measure to provide a safe meeting environment for this year’s class. We will practice social distancing and masks will be provided and required. The NEXUS Class of 2021 has intentionally been designed smaller than in year’s past in order to adhere to any meeting guidelines. NEXUS will continue to monitor the COVID-19 environment in Memphis and abide by the CDC’s guidelines.

Announcements

  • Congratulations to the NEXUS Class of 2020

    NEXUS Leaders, Inc. hosted a virtual Graduation via ZOOM honoring this year’s mentor and protégé graduates on May 7. Mayor Lee Harris is driving change throughout Shelby County, he joined the virtual Graduation and spoke on the topic of “Leading Through Change.” NEXUS now has over 950 graduate leaders, all with the passion for mentoring, leadership, and our city. The past few months have been a challenge for all of... Read More
  • Recruitment for the Class of 2021

    As we plan for the Class of 2021, our Program Committee is being intentional and creative on how NEXUS will look for the upcoming class. We are committed to providing a safe environment that fulfills expectations of an engaging and interactive experience for both mentors and proteges. NEXUS continues to search for experienced, proven leaders to duplicate and young, emerging leaders to develop through mentorship, relationship, dynamic teaching sessions, and... Read More
  • Statement from NEXUS about COVID-19

    The health and safety for members of the NEXUS Network is the utmost importance to NEXUS. With the COVID-19 pandemic and with regards to the CDC’s recent recommendations, NEXUS has reshaped how events may look. I encourage you to reach out to your NEXUS Network during this uncertain time. NEXUS would like to thank the first responders, delivery drivers, grocery store workers and all of those who have led and... Read More
  • Jay Papasan Visited NEXUS

    A Family Affair Larry Papasan has been a NEXUS mentor seven times and has impacted seven proteges in many, different ways. He is the recipient of the Sandy Willson Outstanding NEXUS Mentor award and has been an ongoing advocate and supporter for NEXUS. Several years ago, Larry suggested that the NEXUS class read the book “THE ONE THING”, co-authored by his son Jay Papasan. Last year, the NEXUS Program Committee... Read More
  • NEXUS Shares About Mentoring

    NEXUS Board Chairman and NEXUS Mentor Bathsheba Sams and NEXUS Protege, Class of 2017 Brooke Jones recently participated on a panel facilitated by Heather Hunt, NEXUS Director on Mentoring and the Mentor/Protege Relationship at the Junior League of Memphis Women’s Summit. Read More
  • NEXUS Featured in the Commercial Appeal’s Giving Back Column

    Special thanks to cityCurrent for featuring NEXUS in the Commercial Appeal’s Giving Back Column. To read more CLICK HERE. Read More
  • NEXUS IN MOTION

    The NEXUS IN MOTION event offered members of the NEXUS Network the opportunity to network, take-aways from table discussions, and to be inspired by a leader like Jennie Robbins, CFO at the Church Health. Ms. Robbins spoke on of the topic of “Dreaming as a Leader”. Special thanks to those table leaders who share about important topics: JAMES ARMFIELD – PROVIDING FEEDBACK TO YOUR TEAM OLIVIA HAMMOND – TRANSITIONING CAREERS... Read More
  • NEXUS Volunteers with STS Enterprise

    Members of the NEXUS Class of 2020 volunteered with STS Enterprise. NEXUS participants conducted mock business interviews with high school and college students at the University of Memphis. Read More

Upcoming Events

September 10, 2020 - September 10, 2020
NEXUS Speaker Session with James Armfield and Larry Jensen

The NEXUS Class of 2021 will kick-off the speaker sessions with James Armfield, New Memphis and NEXUS CONNECT & Larry

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August 22, 2020 - August 22, 2020
NEXUS Orientation for the Class of 2021

The NEXUS Orientation kicks off the NEXUS experience and gives Mentors and Protégés an opportunity to connect with fellow

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Testimonials

  • Hanna Oysel, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2020, Adams Keegan, Inc., Client Service Manager

  • Warren Ramson, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2020, Absolute Storage Management, Inc., Property Account

  • Caroline Keubler, NEXUS Mentor, Class of 2020, Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, Director of Development

  • Quentin Hendree, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2020, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Account Representative, Strategic Partnerships

  • Mary Whitehorn, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2020, International Paper, Senior Human Resources Generalist

  • Charles A. Cook, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2020, Primerica Inc, Regional Leader

  • Reid Cates, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2020, AutoZone, Senior Category Manager-Customer Satisfaction

  • Jessica Cowan, M.Ed, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2020, New Memphis, Manager of Collegiate Engagement

  • Jillian Hunt, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2020, , First Horizon National Corporation, Risk Compliance Officer

  • Taylor Cao, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2002, St. George’s Independent School, Classroom Instructor