For release: September 5, 2008
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843
Future college students will find answers to their questions about college life when
the University of Memphis holds its annual Campus Day on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 11
a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The event is free, but registration is necessary. Online registration
is available at http://recruitment.memphis.edu
The deadline for reservations is Sept. 26.
The event, which is also is open to students’ family members, will begin with a picnic
lunch and entertainment by the University’s pop music group, Sound Fuzion. U of M
President Shirley Raines and basketball head coach John Calipari will welcome the
visitors to the campus.
Throughout the day, University representatives will be on hand to provide visitors
with information about admissions, residence life, scholarships and financial aid,
student organizations, academic programs, and student services. Guests also will
have a chance to visit academic departments of their choice, to talk with faculty,
and to tour the campus.
A panel of U of M parents will give a presentation on how to help students make the
transition to college life. A panel of current students also will be available to
answer questions from their perspective.
For more information, call 901-678-2169 or 800-669-2678.