Save the Date: Saturday, November 9
The time and location of the annual Alumni Association Homecoming Parade will be different this year! The parade will kick off in Tobey Park at 10:30 am and make its way into Tiger Lane. Click here to download a map of the parade. Guests are invited to attend the True Blue Tailgate in Tiger Lane. The cost is $10 and includes food and drinks. Welcome our Tigers at Tiger Walk at 1:10 pm, followed by a pep rally. Bring the whole family to enjoy music, bouncies and games!
Schedule of Homecoming Events
Enshrinement of 1912 - Honoring Distinguished Alumni & Friends
Friday, November 8 - Saturday, November 9
Join us in honoring Distinguished Alumnus, The Hon. Stephen Cohen (JD '73), Outstanding Young Alumna, Summer Owens (BBA '01), and Distinguished Friends of the University, Kathy and J.W. Gibson. Award recipients will be recognized during halftime of the Memphis Men's Basketball exhibition game on Friday, November 8, and during the halftime show of the Tiger Football Homecoming game on Saturday, November 9. For more information contact email@example.com or 901-678-2586.
Saturday, November 9, 10:30 am
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
The parade will begin in Tobey Park and make its way down Central Avenue and into Tiger Lane. Click here to download a map of the parade. Click here to download a registration form to register your float or parade entry. Applications are due to the Alumni Association by November 4.
True Blue Tailgate
Saturday, November 9, 1:00 pm
Tiger Lane - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
After the Parade, join the Alumni Association, Tiger Scholarship Fund and the Athletic Department. The cost is $10 per person and includes food and drinks. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-2586.
Additional Homecoming Events
Students: Visit memphis.edu/sac/homecoming.php to learn more about Homecoming week events and to download a homecoming packet.
Blue Crew Spirit Party
Tuesday, November 5, 6:00 pm
University Center Ballroom
Blue Crew Members: Kick-off Homecoming Week with the Blue Crew!Enjoy food and music while we get pumped for the game! For more information, contact email@example.com or 901-678-1583.
Golden Homecoming Dinner
Wednesday, November 6, 5:00 pm
Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway Hall of Fame, 570 Normal Street
The Alumni Association and Half Century Club invites all graduates of 50 years or more to a Golden Homecoming Dinner honoring the Class of '63 with special guest Provost David Rudd. The wine reception and dinner are compliments of the Alumni Association. Guests can enjoy a bus tour of campus beginning at 2:30 pm. RSVP by Thursday, October 31, to firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-1333.
Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter Homecoming Reunion
Thursday, November 7 - Saturday, November 9
Reunite with fellow alumni at a mixer on Thursday at 6:00 pm in the Rose Theater. Continue the celebration on Friday at Happy Hour at Fox & Hound on Sanderlin Avenue at 7:00 pm. Following will be a mixer at the Balinese Ballroom, located on Main Street at 9:00 pm. The cost is $15 per person. Proceeds benefit the LCM Scholarship Fund. Join us Saturday morning to participate in the annual Homecoming Parade at 9:30am. Participants should enter Tobey Park from Flicker Street to meet the group. Don't miss the Old Skool vs. New Skool Stroll-Off at the Student Tailgate in Tiger Lane at 1:00 pm. Before the game, stop by the Alumni Association's True Blue Tailgate in Tiger Lane at 1:00 pm. Before the game, stop by the Alumni Association's True Blue Tailgate. The cost is $10 and includes food and drinks. Purchase your game tickets at gotigersgo.com. For more information contact email@example.com or 901-678-3873.
Band Alumni Chapter Reunion and Performance
Saturday, November 9
Join the Mighty Sound of the South Alumni on Homecoming Day as they march in the Halftime show! Band alumni are encouraged to register for Homecoming festivities. The cost is $25 per person and includes a game ticket, a meal with the band, involvement in the halftime show, and a tshirt! Click here to register, and check out the Band Alumni facebook page for updates! For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-1562.
Kemmons Wilson Alumni Club Tailgate
Saturday, November 9, 1:00 pm
True Blue Tailgate - Tiger Lane
Alumni from the Kemmons Wilson School are invited to mix and mingle at the True Blue Tailgate before the Homecoming game. Tables will be reserved for the group. The cost is $10 and includes food and drinks. For more information contact email@example.com or 901-678-3043.
Phi Beta Sigma Reunion
The Delta Nu Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. will be celebrating fifty years of being at The University of Memphis during the 2013 Homecoming. This event includes, social gatherings, tailgating and much more. All brothers who were initiated through the chapter should contact Bro. Mario E. Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on registering for this historic event.
Parent of the Year Applications
U of M students are invited to nominate parents or guardians whose lives have been an inspiration to their student and others as the 2013 Parent of the Year. Winners must be able to participate in Homecoming Parade and Game on Saturday, November 9, beginning at 10:00 am. Winners will receive on-field recognition during the game and two game tickets will be provided. The deadline for submissions is 4:00 pm on Friday, October 25. Nominators will be notified by Friday, November 1, if their nominee was selected as the winner.
Alumni Association's Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally
Friday, October 19
Click here to view photos of the parade, pep rally and on-field presentations. Additional photos can be seen here. Click here to view a video of the parade.
The True Blue Tradition Award (awarded annually to those who have made significant contributions to creating and continuing traditions at the U of M) was presented to Mark and Judy Long and family. The Parent of the Year Award was given to Michael and Margie Neal. Billy Mueller was presented with the Eye of the Tiger Award.We would like to thank the Thomas Boggs (BA '72) Family of Huey's Restaurants for providing food at the Pep Rally and Pepsi for providing drinks.
Class of 1962 Reunion activities
Friday, October 19
Click here to view photos from the event.
Half Century Club Golden Reception
Friday, October 19, 5 pm
Click here to view photos from the reception.
Luther C. McClellan Black Alumni Chapter Homecoming Step Show
Friday, October 19
Click here to view photos from the Step Show. Proceeds will benefit the LCM Scholarship Fund.