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Lambuth Alumni Chapter

Upcoming Events

Lambuth Heritage Room
A current project of the Chapter is the implementation of a Heritage Room in the library of the Lambuth campus. This room will hold various objects from the college's rich history and tradition. If you would like to donate an item, please contact Kristie Goldsmith at or 901-652-2749.

Lambuth Area Neighborhood Association (LANA)
Jackson Area Residents: Connect with LANA for updates on the Lambuth neighborhood and campus. The group meets monthly at Lambuth Memorial Methodist Church. For more information, visit or contact or 901-652-2749.

Lambuth Alumni E-Newsletter: True Blue Connection

 True Blue ConnectionStay up-to-date with the Lambuth Campus and Alumni Chapter with our new quarterly e-newsletter, True Blue Connection. Read the first edition, Spring 2014, here, featuring a Lambuth Campus update from Dean Dan Lattimore, bio on the Chapter presidents, upcoming events and more.

If you did not receive the first edition in your email, please fill out this form and return it to to update your information.

University of Memphis Lambuth Apparel

Purchase your Lambuth Campus apparel here.

Recent Events

Lambuth Campus Night at the Ballpark
The U of M Lambuth Campus invited friends, family and local educators to a night at the Jackson Generals Ballpark. 

Nashville Area Lambuth Alumni Chapter Gathering 
Lambuth Alumni and friends in the Nashville area met with Lambuth Campus Vice Provost Niles Reddick for a gathering at Bar Louie on January 22.

True Blue Day 2014
Outstanding Alumni Anita Kay Archer (BA '65) and John Yarbrough (BS '72) & Distinguished Friend of Lambuth Bobby Arnold were honored at True Blue Day on October 18. The Class of 1964 was honored during the Half Century Club Induction.

University of Memphis Lambuth Baccalaureate
Congratulations to the Class of 2014! Lambuth Alumni Chapter Co-President Madeline McDonald attended the Baccalaureate and welcomed students to the U of M Alumni Association. The Association is pleased to present each graduate with a complimentary first year membership. Click here to learn more. View Photos

University of Memphis Lambuth Social
Lambuth alumni and friends met in May at the home of John (BBA '92) and Elesha (BA '93) Reid to reconnect with old friends and learn more about the vision for the campus. President David Rudd provided remarks and updates about the Lambuth Campus. View Photos

Sunday Sundaes
Sunday, April 13, 2:00 pm
University of Memphis Lambuth Campus
University of Memphis Lambuth alumni, family, and friends joined together for a day of True Blue fun with ice cream sundaes, bouncies and more! View Photos

True Blue Day
On October 26, we honored alumni of the Class of 1963 and an Outstanding Alumni and Outstanding Friend of the University. Congratulations to Susan Richardson Hudacek (BA '72), Lambuth Outstanding Alumna, Tim Goldsmith (BS '78), Lambuth Oustanding Alumnus, and Gene Smith, Distinguished Friend of Lambuth. Memphis Tigers Head Basketball Coach, Josh Pastner, and members of the basketball team were be in attendance to sign autographs and helps us to congratulate these outstanding alumni and friends.

True Blue Tailgate and Memphis Football Game
Lambuth alumni joined Memphis alumni for a True Blue Tailgate before our Tigers took on the SMU Mustangs. Tickets to upcoming games can be purchased  by calling the Athletic Ticket Office at 901-678-2331.

Lambuth Alumni Reunion
Lambuth alumni from the past 2 decades reunited at a picnic on the Lambuth campus in June. View Photos

NCAA Tournament Tiger Watch Party 
Tiger fans in the Jackson area recently gathered in their Tiger Blue to cheer on the team during the NCAA Tournament. 

Garden Party, Class of 1962 Half Century Club Induction & Brick Laying
All alumni and friends of the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus were invited to a Garden Party on the Lambuth Campus in late September. Members of the Lambuth Class of 1962 were honored with a medallion and inducted into the U of M Alumni Association's Half Century Club. The Brick Laying Ceremony took place in the courtyard. View Photos

Yearbook Archives

Yearbooks Every issue of the DeSoto and Lambuth Lantern yearbooks have been archived online.

Click here to view them.

The online archive also includes the University of Memphis Commencement programs, Telephone Directories, the Bulletin/Class Directories and the Lambuth Bulletin and Catalogs.

Get Involved!

Watch this video by board member Tim Goldsmith (BS '78), recorded at Vision Forum 2014, to learn more about the Lambuth Alumni Chapter and how you can get involved!

The Lambuth Alumni Chapter is beginning a new season of projects and events to involve Lambuth alumni! If you graduated from Lambuth University and are interested in being a part of this exciting time, please contact Alumni Coordinator Kristie Goldsmith at or 901-652-2749. A current project of the Chapter is the implementation of a Heritage Room in the library of the Lambuth campus. This room will hold various objects from the college's rich history and tradition.

Club and Chapter Leadership

Jackson Area:
John Yarbrough (BS '72), President
Gwenda Anthony (BA '76)
Vicki Burton (BS '94, MALS '08)
Peggy Pate (BS '63)
Judy Rhear (BA '62)
Wayne Rhear (BS '61)
Bob Sadowski (BS '69, MEd '71, MEd '73)
Becky Sadowski (BA '69, MEd '72)
Sandra Watlington (BS '86)
Caroline Wells (BS '01)

Memphis Area:
Madeline McDonald (BS '80), President
Carla Carter (BS '80)
Chuck Carter (BA '79)
Parker Dinwiddie (BA '77)
Tim Goldsmith (BS '78)
Karen Hall (BS '84, JD '97)
Richard Hall (BS '84)
Bob Hendrix
John McDonald (BSEd '79, MEd '93)

The Chapter is please to welcome a new Alumni Coordinator, Lambuth alumna Kristie Goldsmith (BSSW '80). To learn more or become involved in the Chapter, contact Kristie at or 901-652-2749.

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