For release: January 11, 2010
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
Students who are interested in attending the University of Memphis are invited to
a reception on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Desoto Civic Center in Southaven.
Representatives from the U of M’s Office of Recruitment and Orientation Services will
be there to provide students and their families with information about the application
and admissions process, the in-state tuition waiver that is available to students
in DeSoto, Marshall, Tate, and Tunica counties in Mississippi, and the many scholarship
opportunities offered through the University.
Online registration for the reception is available at: www.memphis.edu/recruitment/receptions/DeSoto.php
More than 900 students from North Mississippi currently attend the U of M, and more
than 100 of these students have been awarded academic or performance scholarships.