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Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter

Upcoming Events

LCM Alumni Chapter Homecoming Reunion
Saturday, October 25- Friday, October 31

Race for the Cure with LCM
Saturday, October 25, 9:00 am
Carriage Crossing- Collierville, TN
Click here to register to walk or run as part of the LCM team "Tigers for a Cure."
Cost: $35 (timed); $30 (untimed)

Homecoming Parade & Pep Rally
Sunday, October 26, 3:00 pm
U of M Campus
Bring the whole family to support the Homecoming Parade!

R.I.P The Runway Entrepreneur Spectacular
Wednesday, October 29, 7:00 pm
University Center Theater, U of M Campus
Enjoy networking with fellow alumni, followed by a fashion show, and a mixer with jewelry, clothing, make up, and other items from local vendors in the Memphis area available for purchase. The deadline for vendor sign up in October 18.

Fright Night: The Ultimate Watch Party Mixer
Thursday, October 30, 7:00 pm
O'Cielo Mexican Bar and Grill, 4672 American Way
Join us for a watch party for the Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints and cheer on former University of Memphis running back Deangelo Williams. Wear pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Deangelo's mother.

Memphis Tigers vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Friday, October 31
True Blue Tailgate: 5:00 pm | Kick-Off: 7:00 pm
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Black Out Game in honor of Halloween
Stop by the True Blue Tailgate in Tiger Lane for BBQ and all the fixins before the game. The cost is $10 per person. Game tickets can be purchased online at gotigersgo.com or at the box office as low as $5.

For more information or to RSVP to the events, contact twilson2@memphis.edu or 901-678-5685.


LCM Alumni Chapter Scholarship

The deadline for application submission for the 2014-2015 LCM Alumni Chapter Scholarship has now passed.

The University of Memphis Alumni Association Luther C. McClellan Chapter awards up to three 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. Congratulations to the 2014 recipients, Christy Guy and Sitoria Townswend.  The recipients were recognized at the Black History Month Closing Ceremonies in February. Thanks to everyone who applied! View Photos


Recent Events

LCM Graduate Mixer
Recent graduates joined the Luther C. McClellan Black Alumni Chapter for a Graduate Mixer and Wine & Cheese Reception in May at the Alumni Center. Guests learned more about the LCM Chapter, our annual activities, and how they can stay involved with the University after graduation. View Photos

Special Kids and Families 18th Annual Bunny Run 5k
Fellow alumni joined together at the Annual Bunny Run 5K on Saturday, April 19 to support the Special Kids and Families organization for all they do in our Memphis community, as well as LCM members, Marcus & Ashley Washington, and their daughter, McKenzie. Click here to read their story.

Salsa Night with HAC and the Luther C. McClellan Black Alumni Chapter
The HAC and LCM Alumni Chapters enjoyed a great night of salsa dancing at the Rumba Room on Saturday, April 12! An instructor taught the group different steps in Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata. View Photos

Town Hall Meeting for Young Professionals
The LCM Alumni Chapter and other young professionals throughout the city met with Mayor A.C. Wharton on Thursday, April 3 at the Memphis Bioworks Foundation "to discuss quality of life concerns and ways to get involved in moving our city forward."

LCM Scholarship Presentation
Recipients of the LCM Alumni Chapter Scholarship were presented at the University of Memphis Black History Month Closing Ceremonies in February. Congratulations to recipients Christy Guy and Sitoria Townswend. View Photos

LCM Homecoming Reunion
Thursday, November 7 through Saturday, November 9
LCM Alumni reunited with fellow alumni and students to mix and mingle at several different events over the Homecoming weekend. Events included the Alumni Mixer where fellow alumni mixed and mingled with local vendors and entrepreneurs while enjoying performances by local artists, Happy Hour with LCM, the After Party at the Balinese Ballroom where proceeds benefited the LCM Scholarship Fund, and the Homecoming Parade and Tailgate in Tiger Lane which all lead up to the Homecoming game where fellow alumni cheered on our Memphis Tigers.

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

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. View Photos

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. View Photos


Get Involved!

Watch this video by President Renee Wills (BBA '07, MS '08), recorded at Vision Forum 2014, to learn more about the Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter and how you can 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 twilson2@memphis.edu or 901-678-5686.

Chapter Leadership List

  • President: Renee Wills (BBA '07, MS '08) 
  • Vice President: Melody Bailey (BA '02)
  • Secretary: Amanda Williams (BA '08, MLS '10)
  • Treasurer: Mallory Sewell (BBA '09, BS '10)
  • Communications Chair: Jamillah Lee (BLS '09)
  • Fundraising Chair/Co-Chair: Jasmine Hockett (BA '11) and TD Brown (BLS '10)
  • Marketing Chair: Sedrick Askew (BLS '10)
  • Membership Chair/Co-Chair: Joya Smith (BA '11, MPA '13) and Nick Scull (BA '10)
  • Programming Chair/Co-Chair: Will Harris (BSET '10) and Nikitia Wilson (BPS '12)
  • Scholarship Chair/Co-Chair: William Terrell (BPS '09, JD '13) and Desmond Robinson (BA '07)

For more information or to reach the Chapter Leadership, please contact UofMLCMAlumni@gmail.com.

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