Schedule of Homecoming Events
True Blue Tailgate
Friday, October 31, 5:00 pm
Tiger Lane - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Join the Alumni Association, Tiger Scholarship Fund, M Club and the Athletic Department for a tailgate in Tiger Lane. The cost is $10 per person and includes food and drinks. For more information, contact email@example.com or 901-678-2586.
Memphis Tigers vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Friday, October 31, 7:00 pm
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
4:30 pm - Tiger Walk
5-6:30 pm - Trick-or-Treating on Tiger Lane
5:00 pm - Bret Michaels Concert
6:00 pm - Costume Contest on Tiger Lane
6:15 pm - Pre-Game Pep Rally on Tiger Lane
7:00 pm - Kickoff
Additional Homecoming Events
University of Memphis Blood Drive
October 28-19, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rose Theatre, U of M Campus
The University of Memphis, Lambda Chi Alpha and Kappa Delta will host a two-day blood drive in partnership with Lifeblood. The blood drive is open to students, faculty, staff and the community. All donors will receive a Lifeblood t-shirt and one hour of community service. Chick-fil-A will be provided for breakfast and pizza for lunch. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be honored first. Donors must be at least 17 years old (or 16 with parental consent), weigh at least 115 lbs., and be in generally good health. Parking in the Zach Curlin Garage will be validated. Make an appointment Tuesday or Wednesday.
Golden Homecoming Dinner
Wednesday, October 29
Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway Hall of Fame, 570 Normal Street
The Alumni Association and Half Century Club invites all graduates of 50 years or more to a Golden Homecoming Dinner honoring the Class of '64. Guests can enjoy a bus tour of campus before a wine reception followed by dinner and the induction ceremony. Parking is available in the Hall of Fame parking lot. The cost is $20 per person. RSVP by Friday, October 24, to firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-1333.
It's Alive! Frankenstein- See the Film, Hear the Music LIVE
A performance by the U of M Wind Ensemble
Thursday, October 30
Trick-or-Treat: 6:15 pm | Performance: 7:30 pm
U of M Harris Concert Hall, 3775 Central Avenue
As the classic 1931 film Frankenstein plays, the U of M Wind Ensemble performs the music live and up close at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music. Bring the kids early for trick-or-treat and games. The event is free to U of M students, faculty and staff with ID. General admission is $15 ($10 non-U of M students and seniors.) Contact email@example.com for more information.
Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter Homecoming Reunion Events:
Race for the Cure with LCM
Saturday, October 25, 9:00 am
Carriage Crossing- Collierville, TN
Click here to register to walk or run as part of the LCM team "Tigers for a Cure."
Cost: $35 (timed); $30 (untimed)
LCM R.I.P The Runway Entrepreneur Spectacular
Wednesday, October 29, 7:00 pm
University Center Theater, U of M Campus
Enjoy networking with fellow alumni, followed by a fashion show, and a mixer with jewelry, clothing, make up, and other items from local vendors in the Memphis area available for purchase. The deadline for vendor sign up in October 18.
LCM Fright Night: The Ultimate Watch Party Mixer
Thursday, October 30, 7:00 pm
O'Cielo Mexican Bar and Grill, 4672 American Way
Join us for a watch party for the Carolina Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints and cheer on former University of Memphis running back Deangelo Williams. Wear pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Deangelo's mother.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-5686.
Get in the spirit of Homecoming Week with the annual Bandmasters Championship. The high school marching band competition will take place on Saturday, October 25, at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. More details to follow.
Parent of the Year Nominations
U of M students are invited to nominate parents or guardians whose lives have been an inspiration to their student and others as the 2014 Parent of the Year. Winners must be able to participate in Homecoming Parade on Sunday, October 26, and the Homecoming Game on Friday, October 31. Two game tickets will be provided. The deadline for submissions is 4:00 pm on Friday, October 10. Nominators will be notified by Friday, October 17, if their nominee was selected as the winner.
Enshrinement of 1912 - Honoring Distinguished Alumni & Friends
Friday, November 8 - Saturday, November 9
Congratulations to our Distinguished Alumnus, The Hon. Stephen Cohen (JD '73), Outstanding Young Alumna, Summer Owens (BBA '01), and Distinguished Friends of the University, Kathy and J.W. Gibson. Click here to view photos from the event.
Homecoming Parade and True Blue Tailgate
Saturday, November 9
Click here to view photos of the parade, pep rally, tailgate and on-field presentations.
Golden Homecoming Dinner
Wednesday, November 6
Click here to view photos from our celebration of all graduates of 50 years or more at the Golden Homecoming Dinner which honored the Class of '63.
Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter Homecoming Reunion
Thursday, November 7 - Saturday, November 9
Click here to view photos from the different LCM Reunion events during Homecoming.
Parents of the Year
Congratulations to our 2013 U of M Parents of the Year, Larry and Rebecca Piggott! Click here to view photos of their recognition at our Homecoming Game!
Alumni Association's Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally
Friday, October 19
Click here to view photos of the parade, pep rally and on-field presentations. Additional photos can be seen here. Click here to view a video of the parade.
The True Blue Tradition Award (awarded annually to those who have made significant contributions to creating and continuing traditions at the U of M) was presented to Mark and Judy Long and family. The Parent of the Year Award was given to Michael and Margie Neal. Billy Mueller was presented with the Eye of the Tiger Award.We would like to thank the Thomas Boggs (BA '72) Family of Huey's Restaurants for providing food at the Pep Rally and Pepsi for providing drinks.
Class of 1962 Reunion activities
Friday, October 19
Click here to view photos from the event.
Half Century Club Golden Reception
Friday, October 19, 5 pm
Click here to view photos from the reception.
Luther C. McClellan Black Alumni Chapter Homecoming Step Show
Friday, October 19
Click here to view photos from the Step Show. Proceeds will benefit the LCM Scholarship Fund.