Alumni Association - University of Memphis
Memphis Matters: July 2010

July Memphis Matters

July 2010

National Executive Board

Alumni Directory

National Executive Board
Meet the 2010-2011 Alumni Association National Executive Board of Directors.
Alumni Directory
The Alumni Association has begun the 2011 Centennial Edition Alumni Directory Project.

National Executive Board

Tiger Football

Alumni Association Spotlight
The National Executive Board is featured as proud Association members.
Tailgate with the Association
Join the Alumni Association at Tiger Lane to cheer on Coach Larry Porter (BE '96) and the football team this fall!

Club and Chapter News

Christy Parish

Association Club and Chapter News and Events
Click here to view the upcoming activities and events with Association Clubs and Chapters.
Join the Alumni Association!
Click here to view a video from Association member Christy Parish (BPS '09) on the importance of joining the Alumni Association.

National Executive Board

The University of Memphis Alumni Association is pleased to present the 2010-2011 National Executive Board of Directors. Click here to meet the Board.

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Alumni Directory

On behalf of the University of Memphis Alumni Association, and in preparation for the University's Centennial Celebration, you will be contacted over the next few months by Harris Connect in order to update your information for the Alumni Directory that will be sold just before the University's Centennial Celebration. For a list of FAQs, including costs, click here. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Alumni Association at alumniassociation@memphis.edu, 901/678-2333 or 800/678-TRAX (8729). Administration Building

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Alumni Association Spotlight: National Executive Board

The University of Memphis Alumni Association represents all alumni from the University of Memphis. Each member of the Board is a member of the Alumni Association. Click here to learn more about the members.

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Tailgate with the Association

Porter Make plans to join the Alumni Association at Tiger Lane to cheer on Coach Larry Porter (BE '96) and the football team this fall! More details to follow. Click here to view the full 2010 season schedule.

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Association Club and Chapter News and Events

Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter Meeting/Social
Join the Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter to discuss upcoming events and future plans on Thursday, July 22 at 6 p.m. For the location or more information, please contact Alumni Coordinator Shawn Carter at smcarter@memphis.edu or 901/678-5016.

Law CLE Course Offering
The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Alumni Chapter, in conjunction with the Memphis Bar Association, is hosting a Law CLE on Current Cases and Issues. The course is the afternoon of Tuesday, July 27 at the downtown Law School. Presenters are Leslie Ballin (JD ’77), William Massey (JD ’81), Steve Mulroy and Brian Faughnan (JD ’98). After the presentation, all alumni are invited to a reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For a full schedule, presentation descriptions and to register, click here or contact Alumni Coordinator Chelsea Dubey at ctdubey@memphis.edu or 901/678-1562.

UMAR Dinner
UMAR (University of Memphis Association of Retirees) members and their guests are invited to a 4-course wine dinner on Wednesday, August 4. Price is $44 per person (tax and gratuity included). For more information about the night’s menu and RSVP details, including location and time, please contact Alumni Coordinator Ryan Jones at rjones1@memphis.edu or 901/678-1333.

AuSP Alumni Chapter Reception
The School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Alumni Chapter will host a graduation reception on Sunday, August 15 at the Memphis Speech and Hearing Center for graduating students.  If you are interested in attending or getting involved, contact Alumni Coordinator Fariss Adams Ivey at fadams@memphis.edu or 901/678-4373.

Engineering Alumni Chapter Professional Development
Join the Engineering Alumni Chapter on Wednesday, August 18 from noon-1 p.m. for professional development on environment air quality regulations, presented by Bob Rogers (BSME ’82, MS ’89), P.E., Manager of Pollution Control in the Memphis-Shelby County Health Department. Cost is $5 for Association members and $10 for non-members, which includes lunch and 1 PDH hour. To RSVP, please contact Alumni Coordinator Ryan Jones at rjones1@memphis.edu or 901/678-1333 by Monday, August 16.

Young Alumni Committee
The U of M Young Alumni Committee is accepting nominations for new board members! If you are an alumnus of the University of Memphis under the age of 35 and are interested in serving on the board of the Young Alumni Committee, please submit your application soon! You may click here to download an application with instructions on how to submit it after completion.

Parents Club
Are you a parent of a current U of M student or incoming freshman? If so, join the ranks of the Alumni Association Parents Club. Membership in the Parents Club is included in Alumni Association regular membership. If you are not currently an Alumni Association member, you can join the Alumni Association and Parents Club for just $35. Join now by clicking here or contact Alumni Coordinator Shawn Carter at 901/678-5016 or smcarter@memphis.edu for details.

2011 School of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Outstanding Alumni Award Nominations
The School of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Alumni Chapter is seeking nominations for its 2011 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient. This award will be presented to a deserving AuSP graduate at the Alumni Reception at the Mid-South Conference on Communicative Disorders in February. Deadline for submission is Wednesday, September 1. For a nomination form or more information, click here or contact Alumni Coordinator Fariss Adams Ivey at fadams@memphis.edu or 901/678-4373.

Band Alumni Chapter
If you are an alumnus of the University of Memphis’ Band Program and are interested in serving on the board of the Band Alumni Chapter Board, log onto the Band Alumni website or contact Band Alumni Chapter President Matt May (BM '01, JD '06) at mmay79@msn.com. For more information on this Chapter, contact Alumni Coordinator Joe Biggers at j.biggers@memphis.edu or 901/678-1782.

Save the Date: Theatre & Dance Reunion and Retirement Weekend
Theatre & Dance Alumni, save the date for Labor Day Weekend 2010! Long-time faculty, Gloria Baxter and Susan Chrietzberg, will be honored at a weekend-long retirement celebration. For more information contact Alumni Coordinator Chelsea Dubey at ctdubey@memphis.edu or 901/678-1562.

Save the Date: College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Alumni Awards
The College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Chapter will host its annual Outstanding Alumni Awards dinner on Thursday, October 14 in the University Center. For more information, contact Alumni Coordinator Chelsea Dubey at ctdubey@memphis.edu or 901/678-1562.

Save the Date: Outstanding Journalism Alumni Awards
The Journalism Alumni Club will host its annual Outstanding Journalism Alumni Awards dinner on Thursday, November 4 at the Holiday Inn, University of Memphis. For more information, contact Alumni Coordinator Fariss Adams Ivey at fadams@memphis.edu or 901/678-4373.

Save the Date: Homecoming 2010
The University of Memphis Alumni Association will be hosting our annual Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally on Friday, October 29! On Saturday, October 30, our Memphis Tigers will be taking on the Houston Cougars, game time 6 p.m. Mark your calendar and get ready to cheer on our Tigers!

Save the Date: Class of 1960 Reunion activities
The Alumni Association will host a day of activities for the 50 year reunion of the Class of 1960 over Homecoming weekend. The group will enjoy brunch at the home of President Raines, a guided campus tour and a large Golden Reception with the members of the class of 1960 and previous classes. Formal invitations to follow. For more information, please contact Alumni Coordinator Ryan Jones at rjones1@memphis.edu or 901/678-1333.

Save the Date: TRUE BLUE 5K
The University of Memphis Young Alumni Committee will be hosting the 4th Annual True Blue 5K presented by First Tennessee on Friday, November 5 on the University of Memphis Campus. For more information and to register online, please visit http://trueblue5k.racesonline.com or contact Alumni Coordinator Ryan Jones at rjones1@memphis.edu or 901/678-1333.

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Join the Alumni Association!

Click here to view a video from Association member Christy Parish (BPS '09) on the importance of joining the Alumni Association.

The University of Memphis Alumni Association is proud to offer our members a full benefits package! Discounts include both Memphis-area and national retailers and consist of savings at FedEx Office, Office Depot, Barnes & Noble and many, many more!  Only current Alumni Association members will be able to take advantage of these discounts. To JOIN NOW, click here.

Membership Matters!  The University of Memphis Alumni Association would like to thank all of our current life, annual and associate members. If you are not yet a member, please join now. The University of Memphis Alumni Association needs your support!

Join the Alumni Association and make a TRUE BLUE difference in YOUR University!  Visit www.memphis.edu/alumni or call 901/678-ALUM.

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