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Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter

Upcoming Event

Special Kids and Families 18th Annual Bunny Run 5k
Saturday, April 19, 9:00 am
Audubon Park, Southern Ave. & Goodlett St.
Join fellow alumni 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.
Click here to learn more and register online. Early registration ends Friday, April 9 (guarantees a t-shirt). Enter "Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter" as the team name when you register. For more information contact or 901-678-5686.

LCM Alumni Chapter Scholarship

The deadline for application submission for the 2014-2015 LCM Alumni Chapter Scholarship has now passed. Please join us on Friday, February 28 at 1:00 pm in the University Center, River Room as we present the scholarship recipients with their award. For more information, please see the Upcoming Event description below or contact or 901-678-5686.

The University of Memphis Alumni Association Luther C. McClellan Chapter awards 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.  The 2013 recipients were Taylor Dodd, Matt Hotz and Daniel Tillman. The recipients were recognized at the Black History Month Closing Ceremonies in February. Thanks to everyone who applied! View Photos

Recent Events

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 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!

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

  • 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


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