Alumni Day at FedExPark (Baseball & Softball)
The University of Memphis Alumni Association invites Alumni to come out and support
the Women’s Softball Team and the Men’s Baseball team for Alumni Day at the Park on
Saturday, March 16. The Women’s Softball team will play Tulsa at 1:00 pm at the Tigers Softball Complex
followed by the baseball team's game against Kent State at 2:00 pm at FedExPark. Come
join your Alumni Association and cheer on your Memphis Tigers. For more information
contact email@example.com or 901-678-5686.
On Friday, March 22, at 12:00 noon, join UMAR members to hear Rabbi Micah Greenstein, who Newsweek states is one of America’s 50 most influential rabbis, talk about how “creation is
ever-evolving, unfolding, and brimming with infinite possibilities.” Lunch will follow
on-site in the Waffle Shop. Please note: UMAR members will meet at 11:30 am to park
at St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral on Poplar Ave. and then ride the shuttle to the
event from there. Space will be limited, so please RSVP by March 15 to firstname.lastname@example.org or 901/678-1333.
Enjoy breakfast with the UMAR Book Club on Tuesday, March 26, at 11 am at Brother Juniper's before discussing this month's literary work, The Greater Journey by David McCullough. The book club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every other month.
On the first Tuesday of each month, the UMAR Breakfast Bunch gathers at 9 am for a casual breakfast at the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery located
in the Eastgate Shopping Center, at 5112 Park Avenue. The next meeting will be Tuesday, March 5. All UMAR members and U of M retirees are welcome. The cost of breakfast is on your
The UMAR Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, April 23, to hear Tanya Groves speak about exotic plants. Location TBD. The Garden Club meets
on the fourth Tuesday of every other month. For more information about the Garden
Club or to RSVP, please contact Sheryl Maxwell at email@example.com or 901/755-2131.
Celebrate Wolf River Dayz on Friday, April 26, at 10:00 am. In commemoration of Arbor Day, UMAR will partake in a guided tour of
at the Wolf River Conservancy Boardwalk at Rossville, TN. Director of Education for
the organization, Cathy Justis, will lead the walk; lunch on your own will follow
at Wolf River Café. If you would like to carpool, please meet at the Alumni Center
at 8:30 AM for an 8:45 AM departure. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 901/678-1333 to RSVP by April 22.
Save the Date: UMAR will hosts its annual Spring Picnic on Sunday, May 19, at 3 pm at the home of Agnes Stark. There will be a wine tasting and a silent auction
benefiting the UMAR Scholarship Fund. Additional information to follow.
UMAR is now accepting applications for its Scholarship. The deadline for applications is Monday, April 15. Click here to learn more and download the application.
Alumni Association Scholarship
Children and grandchildren of Alumni Association members that will be incoming freshmen
are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Click here to download an application. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 29.
|Law Alumni Chapter
Click here to purchase your commemorative 50th Anniversary merchandise! Available merchandise includes tees, hats, decals, Tervis Tumblers, commemorative
posters, bottle stoppers and a documentary of the history of the School of Law. Quantities
are limited. Shipping is available. Proceeds benefit the Law Alumni Chapter programs.
For more information contact email@example.com or 800/678-TRAX.
The Law Alumni Chapter will sponsor University of Memphis Law Review’s annual Symposium, "Breaking the Silence: Legal Voices in the Fight Against Human Trafficking", which
will be held on Friday, March 22, from 9 am to 5 pm at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 North Front Street.
For more information, please email Memphis Law Review Symposium Editor Jessica Bradley
On Saturday, April 6, the Law Alumni Chapter will sponsor Race Judicata 5K Run/Walk at Mississippi River Park at 51 North Riverside Drive. Check-in is at 4 pm and race
begins at 5 pm. Food and live music follow the race! the cost is $20 for early registration
(before April 5). Race Judicata benefits Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS), which
provides free legal service to the elderly and low income families. For more information,
contact: Christopher Tutor, Race Director firstname.lastname@example.org or CLICK HERE to register.
The Law Alumni Chapter will co-host the Law Week Launch Party, a gathering of local legal organizations, on Friday, April 26, from 5 to 7 pm in Court Square. This free event will feature food by the BBQ Shop
and music by WALRUS. Members of the legal community are invited to attend, and are
asked to bring a canned good or monetary donation to support the Mid-South Food Bank.
For more information contact email@example.com or 901/678-ALUM.
Master of Public Administration Alumni Club
The CEHHS Alumni Chapter is accepting applications for its George W. Etheridge Education
Alumni scholarship. Application deadline is March 31. Click here to download an application.
The CEHHS Alumni Chapter will host its annual Hall of Fame Reception & Induction Ceremony at the Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 23, at 6:00 pm. Support the College and its 100+ year history, as they honor exceptional
faculty and alumni including the 2013 Inductees:
Mr. John N. Avis (BA '74, ME '76)
Dr. William E. Bibb, Jr. (ME '82, EdS '92, EdD '09)
Dr. John Timothy Fite (BS '76, ME '81)
Dr. Mike Hamrick (BS '66, ME '67)
Dr. Jane Howles Hooker (BS '68, ME '69)
Dr. Donald Lollar (BS '66)
Carolyn Barner McDougal (BS '51, ME '65)
Dr. James Mitchell, Jr. (ME '74, EdD '89)
Dr. Joris M. Ray (BS '96, EdD '10)
Ms. Beverly C. Robertson (BA '73)
Dr. James E. Selbe (MS '84, EdD '95)
The cost is $35 for Alumni Association members or $40 for not-yet members. Proceeds
from the event benefit the Alumni Chapter’s Centennial Scholarship.CLICK HERE to RSVP online. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 901/678-1333.
Arts & Sciences Alumni Chapter
The Arts & Sciences Alumni Chapter is accepting nominations for its 2013 Outstanding
Alumni Awards to be presented to a deserving Arts & Sciences graduate at the Awards
Dinner this November. The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 5. For a nomination form or more information, CLICK HERE or contact email@example.com or 901/678-1782.
PMBA Alumni Club
Network with fellow PMBA alumni and meet the PMBA Alumni Club Board on Wednesday, April 10, from 5:30-7:30 pm on the patio of Swanky's Taco Shop, 4770 Poplar Ave. Hor d'oeuvres
and a cash bar will be available. For more information or to RSVP by April 8, contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or 901/678-3043.
U of M Alumni Reception in Chattanooga
Please join Tammy Hedges, Executive Director of the Alumni Association, and Randal
Rushing, Director of the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, for an Alumni Reception
on Thursday, April 11, at 5 pm at Public House, located at 1110 Market Street. Mix and mingle with fellow
U of M alumni in the Chattanooga area. Please RSVP by April 9 to email@example.com or 800/678-TRAX.
Engineering Alumni Chapter
The Engineering Alumni Chapter is now accepting applications for its Book Scholarship.
All current Herff College juniors and seniors are invited to apply. The deadline is 12 noon on Friday, April 26. CLICK HERE to download an application. Contact Alumni Coordinator Brandon Hoyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901/678-1333 for more information.
On Tuesday, April 16, the Herff College of Engineering Alumni Chapter will present its Outstanding Alumni Awards at the Herff College of Engineering's 25th Annual Awards Banquet, located at the
U of M Holiday Inn at 6:30 pm. The Chapter will honor Arif Shakeei (BSME '77), former
CEO of Western Digital Corporation. The Chapter will hold a silent auction before
the dinner to benefit its book scholarship fund. To make a donation to the silent
auction, please contact Alumni Coordinator Brandon Hoyer at email@example.com or 901/678-1333.
IMBA Alumni Club
The IMBA Alumni Club will host its annual i2i: Union and Reunion on Thursday, April 25, at 6 pm in The Tower Room of Clark Tower. This professional networking opportunity
is a chance to see old friends, meet new ones, and discuss the IMBA program. Hors
d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided. For more information or to RSVP by April 22,
contact Alumni Coordinator Shannon Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901/678-3043.
Join Young Alumni for a Mixer on Thursday, April 25, at 5:30 pm at Local on the Square, 2126 Madison Ave. Meet fellow young alumni, enjoy
drink specials and learn about how you can become more involved in Young Alumni. RSVP
to email@example.com or 901/678-3119.
Current University of Memphis graduate or doctorate students that attended the U of
M as an undergraduate are eligible to apply for the Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship.
The deadline is Friday, May 17. Click here to learn more and download an application.
FCBE Alumni Chapter
The Fogelman College of Business and Economics Alumni Chapter will host its annual
golf tournament at Memphis Country Club on Monday, April 29. Lunch and Registration are at noon, with a shotgun start at 1:00 pm. Click here to download a registration form. For more information or to RSVP, please contact
Alumni Coordinator Shannon Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901/678-3043.
Other University of Memphis News
Million Meals Challenge
The University of Memphis, Ole Miss and Mississippi State are joining Kroger in the
fight against hunger in Tennessee and Mississippi. Visit themillionmealschallenge.com to select Memphis and make a monetary donation, or donate food at select Memphis
Kroger stores, various on campus events, and food drives at the last Tiger football
and basketball games. Each donation enters you for a chance to win a VIP College Basketball
Championship Experience that includes 2 tickets to the Championship Weekend Series,
$500 spending money and team gear. Other prizes include: sideline passes, autographed
items, Kroger gift cards and much more. For more information contact Tiger Sports
Properties by email or at 901/323-6618. The winner will be announced on April 6 at the Blue & Gray Game.