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Luther C. McClellan Chapter

Recent Events

LCM Black Alumni Chapter Mixer 
The Luther C. McClellan Black Alumni Chapter recently gathered at Swanky's Taco Shop for a chapter mixer and networking event. 

Tiger Basketball Watch Party
The LCM Black Alumni Chapter joined the Memphis Urban League of Young Professionals to cheer on our Tigers against the Tennessee Volunteers at Fox & Hound in January. Click here to view photos of the event.

LCM/NPHC Homecoming Step Show

The LCM Black Alumni Chapter joined in the Centennial Homecoming fun with its annual Alumni Step Show showcasing stepping skills of current students and returning alumni in October. Proceeds benefit the LCM Scholarship Fund. Click here to view photos from the event.

For more information about these events, please contact or 901/678-5686.

LCM Alumni Chapter Wine & Cheese Reception
The LCM Alumni Chapter hosted a reception to congratulate recent graduates and welcome the newest Black Alumni to the Chapter. Guests learned more about the Chapter's activities and how they could stay involved with the University after graduation.

Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter Mixer

Members of the LCM Alumni Chapter met at Marmalade Restaurant & Lounge in March to network and socialize with fellow Black Alumni.

Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter Scholarship Presentation

Members of the LCM Alumni Chapter attended the Black History Month Closing Ceremony on February 29 featuring guest speaker Deanie Parker (BPS '77, MPA '88), retired CEO and President of STAX Museum. The Chapter announced the winners of the 2012 Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter Scholarship recipients. The 2012 recipients are Frederick Hampton, Jr. (sophomore biomedical engineering major) and Charnita Heard (sophomore political science major).


Chapter News

Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter Scholarship Recipients
The University of Memphis Alumni Association Luther C. McClellan Chapter awards two annual scholarships to deserving minority students who have shown outstanding academic achievement, leadership qualities, and community involvement. Each student who receives a scholarship receives an award in the amount of $500 for the school year.  The 2012 recipients are Frederick Hampton, Jr., sophomore biomedical engineering major, and Charnita Heard, sophomore political science major. Congratulations to Frederick and Charnita, and thanks to everyone who applied!

Message from Lofton

Click here to view a message from Lofton Wilborn (BBA '02), President of the LCM Chapter, that was filmed at the 2011 Vision Forum.

Get Involved!

The Luther C. McClellan Chapter continues to look for new graduates and friends to become involved with the group. If you are interested, please contact Alumni Coordinator Terez Wilson at or 901/678-5686.

Chapter Leadership List

  • Lofton Wilborn (BBA '02), President,

  • Andrew Bailey (BBA ’00, EMBA ’05), Vice President,

  • Jamila Watson (BBA '97), Secretary

  • Renee Wills (BBA '07, MS '08), Treasurer


LCM is on Facebook!
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Alumni Event Highlights

08/30 True Blue Pre-Game Tailgate
09/02 UMAR Breakfast Bunch
09/04 Memphis Matters - President's National Listening T
09/09 UMAR Coffee & Conversation
09/16 University President Reception in DC

LCM Alumni Chapter received the
Eye of the Tiger Award

Memphis State Eight

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Last Updated: 5/20/13