Memphis Matters June 2012



    Club & Chapter News

On Tuesday, July 3, the UMAR "Breakfast Bunch" will gather at 9 am at Perkins in the Eastgate Shopping Center located at 5112 Park Avenue. All UMAR members and guests are welcome. The cost of breakfast is on your own. For more information, contact Alumni Coordinator Connie Thiemonge at or 901/678-1333.

On Thursday, July 19, UMAR members and friends are invited to attend an Artful Outing at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Admission is free for retired educators and seniors. Cost of lunch is on your own. For more information or to RSVP, contact Alumni Coordinator Connie Thiemonge at or 901/678-1333.

Law Spring Reception
Law Alumni Chapter
Spring Reception

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On Tuesday, July 24, at 11 am the UMAR Book Club will enjoy breakfast at Brother Juniper’s before discussing the literary work, Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. Contact Alumni Coordinator Connie Thiemonge at or 901/678-1333 for more information.


2012 University of Memphis Centennial Homecoming
Save the Date:  It's time for another exciting football season at the U of M! What better way to showcase your Tiger Pride than by participating in our 2012 Centennial Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally sponsored by the Alumni Association and Student Activities Council? This year's festivities will take place on Friday, October 19 at 5:30 p.m. on the University of Memphis campus.  More details to follow. For more information or to enter a float contact Alumni Coordinator Terez Wilson at or 901/678-5686.

Save the Date
: Half Century Club Reunion for the Class of 1962 on Friday, October 19, 2012.  More details to follow.  For more information contact Alumni Coordinator Connie Thiemonge at or 901/678-1333.

Save the Date: Luther C. McClellan Black Alumni Chapter Homecoming Step Show on Friday, October 19, 2012 immediately following the Pep Rally. More details to follow.  For more information or questions contact Alumni Coordinator Shawn Carter at or 901/678-5016.

Go Tigers!
NCAA Tournament Pep Rally
in Columbus
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law 50th Anniversary Celebration
Save the Date: The Law School is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. To celebrate the Law Alumni Chapter will host a reunion weekend for alumni, faculty, staff and students, featuring a 50th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, October 27. More information to follow. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities for this event, contact Alumni Coordinator Wendy Sumner-Winter at or 901/678-1562.

Other University of Memphis News

The Commercial Appeal Alumni Spotlight
On September 9, the Commercial Appeal is publishing a special section of the newspaper highlighting the University's Centennial Anniversary. If you are interested in learning how you can honor a family member, friend or U of M alumni employed by your company, please contact Liz at or 901/272-7278.

Vision for Victory Brick Campaign
Tiger fans, want to cement your name in Memphis Tigers history? You can, by purchasing a Vision for Victory Brick. Show your Tiger Pride by securing your own personalized brick, which will adorn the walkway to the Memphis Tigers Football Complex and brand new Indoor Practice Facility. Choose from one of three brick options to recognize alumni, the name of your company or your favorite Tiger memory. Quantities are limited, so don’t miss this unique opportunity to be a part of the historical first installment and to permanently reserve your place in Tiger Nation. To order, go online to or call 678-2334.

CSD Alumni Awards
Communication Sciences and Disorders Alumni Chapter Outstanding Alumni Awards


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