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Legacy Social

Board Applications
Pouncer wants YOU to join the Board!
Young Alumni is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Young Alumni Executive Board. Learn how you can apply!

Legacy Scholarship
Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship. The deadline is May 16.

Golf Tournament
FCBE Alumni Golf Tournament

Young Alumni are invited to join the FCBE Alumni Chapter's Golf Tournament on Monday, April 28, at a discounted rate.

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
Join Young Alumni for the Legacy Social and our next board meeting, and save the date for the True Blue 5K.

Ashley DurhamYoung Alumni Spotlight
Meet Ashley Durham (BA '12), former Miss Tennessee, USA, and professional model.

Get Connected
Get Connected
Stay connected to YOUR University of Memphis by updating your contact information and joining in the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.


Young Alumni Legacy Social

Legacy Social

We are excited to see fellow young alumni at the inaugural Young Alumni Legacy Social on Thursday, April 10, at 6:00 pm. This will be a great networking event for our recent grads and young alumni. Ashley Durham, former Miss Tennessee, USA, will be the guest speaker. Light refreshments will be provided. Be sure to RSVP by Friday, April 4, to receive the address of the event.
For additional information or to RSVP, contact or 901-678-1562.

Young Alumni Board Applications

Young Alumni BoardIf you are a recent graduate from the University of Memphis and enjoy events and networking with fellow alumni, the Young Alumni Executive Board may be the place for you!  Young Alumni is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Board, with many positions available. Our executive board organizes social events such as watch parties, networking events, such as the spring Legacy Social, and of course, the True Blue 5k! Click here to download an application. The deadline for submissions is Monday, May 12. Applications will be reviewed by current board members. Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. For additional information, contact or 901-678-1562.

Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship

Legacy ScholarshipThis $500 scholarship is funded by Young Alumni to help deserving U of M graduates or professional-degree seeking students in their studies. Those that received an undergraduate degree at the U of M are eligible to apply. The 2014-2015 Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship is now open for application submission! Click here to download the application. The deadline is Friday, May 16, at 4:00 pm. For more information, contact Emma Elliott at

It is the long-term goal of Young Alumni to see this scholarship endowed so that it can be permanently in place to help future graduate students of the U of M. We would like to encourage you to make a contribution, large or small, to the Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship so that we can reach our goal of endowment as soon as possible. To make a contribution online, please click here, select "I would like to give to a fund not listed here," and enter "Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship" when prompted.

FCBE Alumni Golf Tournament

Golf TournamentThe Fogelman College of Business & Economics Alumni Chapter would like to offer a special invitation to Young Alumni to participate in the 6th Annual FCBE Alumni Golf Tournament on Monday, April 28, at the Germantown Country Club. Registration and lunch is at 12:00 noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1:00 pm. Click here to download a registration form and to view sponsorship levels. Proceeds benefit the FCBE Alumni Chapter's Classroom & Student Development Initiatives. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Prizes will be awarded for longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin. Register by April 23. For more information, contact or 901-678-3043.

Upcoming Events

Young Alumni Events

Upcoming EventsYoung Alumni Legacy Social
Thursday, April 10, 6:00 pm
President's Home - RSVP for address
Join the Young Alumni for an evening of networking with remarks by Ashley Durham (BA '12), former Miss Tennessee, USA. Attire is Tiger Blue business casual. Light refreshments will be provided. Parking is available on the street. For more information or to RSVP by April 4, contact or 901-678-1562.

Save the Date: 9th Annual True Blue 5K
Friday, November 7, 7:00 pm
University of Memphis Campus


Additional Alumni Events

Journalism Alumni Happy Hour
Friday, April 4, 6:00 pm
Fox & Hound - Sanderlin Avenue

Reconnect with former classmates and meet fellow Journalism alumni. The cost is $10 per person and includes light appetizers and one drink ticket. RSVP by April 2.
Salsa Night with HAC and the Luther C. McClellan Black Alumni Chapter
Saturday, April 12, 6:00 pm
The Rumba Room, 303 S. Main St.
Learn more about the groups and help raise money for the HAC and LCM scholarships while enjoying a night of salsa dancing! Instructor will be available for those interested in learning to salsa and merengue. Appetizers and drink specials will be available. The cost is $5 for students with student ID and $10 for alumni and friends. For more information or to RSVP by April 10, contact or 901-678-3119.
Pouncer's Spring Fling and Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 13
Tigers Softball Complex, UofM Park Ave. Campus
Join Pouncer to cheer on our Tigers Softball Team! Pouncer will throw the first pitch at 11 am, and Pals will be able to participate in activities throughout the game. Following the game will be an egg hunt! More details to follow. For more info or to RSVP, contact or 901-678-3119.
Arts & Sciences Spring Reception & Silent Auction
Thursday, April 24, 5:00 pm

Galloway Mansion - Home of Ron and Jan Coleman
Join the College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Chapter for its Spring Reception & Silent Auction. Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the Chapter's book scholarship. To donate a silent auction item or to RSVP by April 21, contact or 901-678-2905.

Young Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Durham (BA '12)

Ashley Durham

Ashley Durham (BA '12), a proud University of Memphis honors graduate in Journalism and Public Relations, is currently a professional model for the prestigious Wilhelmina and FORD agencies. As the leading model for prominent dress designer, Tony Bowls, Ashley has graced the cover of almost every Tony Bowls catalog for the past several years. She has also been featured as the cover model for JUSTINE and appeared in COSMO and Seventeen. Ashley, a native of Adamsville, TN, was Miss Tennessee USA 2011 and placed first runner-up in the worldwide telecast of Miss USA 2011.
Ashley will provide remarks at the upcoming Young Alumni Legacy Social.

Get Connected

Stay up-to-date with Young Alumni on our Facebook and twitter pages! Reconnect with old friends and meet new ones!

View the Young Alumni photo gallery and find yourself and friends in photos from recent Young Alumni events!
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