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August 2003

Fall semester begins next week, and with it come the trappings of late August at the U of M. Football season kicks off Aug. 30 against Texas Tech at the Liberty Bowl, the fall Continuing Education catalog is now available (visit http://www.coned.memphis.edu), and various events are being planned on and off campus for U of M alumni and friends. Whether you take an arts class through Continuing Education, attend the Homecoming game, or visit the campus to take in the new student plaza and fountain, we hope you'll be a part of the U of M this fall.

Career and Grad School Fairs Scheduled for September
Upcoming Alumni Events
- Nashville, Atlanta, Homecoming and more!
Reminder: Arts & Sciences and Journalism Awards Banquets


Career and Grad School Fairs Scheduled for September

Plaza fountain
Career and Employment Services hosts its Corporate & Government Career Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 24, to offer students and alumni opportunities to discuss careers, jobs and other employment issues with representatives from business and industry, government, non-profit and health and human service organizations. Alumni are encouraged to attend. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. The cost to employers for attending the fair is $225.

The Graduate and Professional School Fair is set for Thursday, Sept. 25. This event provides a forum for universities nationwide to discuss their programs. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. The event is free. Exhibit space for universities is $100.

For more information about these fairs, please call 901/678-2239.

Upcoming Alumni Events


Pouncer and cheerleaders
The Nashville Alumni Club will hold a watch party for the Ole Miss game on Sept. 6, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. at Bailey's Sports Grill, downtown on Broadway. Please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs and Special Events at 901/678-5314 or ekwalker@memphis.edu if you have any questions.

The Atlanta Alumni Club will hold a watch party for the Ole Miss game on Sept. 6, 2003, at noon at Barnacle's on Tilly Mill off Peachtree Industrial Blvd. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs and Special Events at 901/678-5314 or lbenfild@memphis.edu.

Homecoming is just around the corner! For a look at what's in store this year, visit http://www.memphis.edu/homecoming.html.

To see what other events are being planned for alumni this fall, please visit http://www.memphis.edu/alumnievents.html.

Reminder: Arts & Sciences and Journalism Awards Banquets

The College of Arts & Sciences 2003 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet honoring Tim Edgar Bolding and Roger L. Hiatt Sr., M.D. will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25 at the U of M Holiday Inn from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, please call 901/678-3067.

The Journalism Awards Banquet will also be held on Sept. 25. Honoring Phil Cannon, Jim Willis and Ronald "Butch" Alford, the ceremony takes place at the Racquet Club of Memphis. For more information, contact Patty Lawrence at 901/678-4372 or e-mail pblawrnc@memphis.edu.


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