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True Blue Pre-Game Reception
Join the U of M Alumni Association in the Club Bar & Grill at Madison Square Garden to mix and mingle with fellow Tiger fans before we cheer on our Tigers in the Jimmy V Classic on Tuesday, December 17, at 7:00 pm EST. For more information or to RSVP, contact cdflrnoy@memphis.edu.

Atlanta Alumni Club
Join Tiger fans in the Atlanta area for a Tiger Basketball Watch Party on Tuesday, December 17, at 9 pm EST at Mazzy's. Click here to view a list of additional upcoming parties. For more information contact emma.elliott@memphis.edu or 800-678-TRAX. Stay up-to-date on upcoming Tiger watch parties in the Atlanta area by joining the Facebook group!

University College Alumni Holiday ReceptionChicago Alumni Club
Join Tiger fans in the Chicago area for a Tiger Basketball Watch Party on Tuesday, December 17, at 8 pm CST at Newport Bar and Grill. For more information contact emma.elliott@memphis.edu or 800-678-TRAX. Stay up-to-date on upcoming Tiger watch parties in the Chicago area by liking the Facebook page or clicking here!

Denver Alumni Club
Join Tiger fans in the Denver area for a Tiger Basketball Watch Party on Tuesday, December 17, at 7 pm MT at Blake Street Tavern. For more information contact emma.elliott@memphis.edu or 800-678-TRAX. Stay up-to-date on upcoming Tiger watch parties in the Denver area by liking the Facebook page or clicking here!

Nashville Alumni Club
Join Tiger fans in the Nashville area for a Tiger Basketball Watch Party on Tuesday, December 17, at Embassy Suites Cool Springs. Tip-off is 8 pm. For more information contact emma.elliott@memphis.edu or 800-678-TRAX. Stay up-to-date on upcoming Tiger watch parties in the Denver area by liking the Facebook page or clicking here!

UMAR
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, January 7. All UMAR members and U of M retirees are welcome. The cost of breakfast is on your own.

Enjoy breakfast with the UMAR Book Club on Tuesday, January 28, at 11 am at The Green Grove before discussing this month's literary work, The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan. The book club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every other month. For more information contact bhoyer@memphis.edu or 901-678-1333.

Join UMAR for a trip to the Lambuth Campus on Thursday, January 30. The Blue Line bus will depart the Alumni Center at 8:30 am return sometime in the afternoon. Dean Lattimore will lead a tour of the campus and give a talk about U of M's extended programs. The cost is $15; lunch will be provided by the Lambuth 'campus. For more information or to RSVP, contact bhoyer@memphis.edu or 901-678-1333.

UMAR recently announced at its annual Holiday Brunch & Silent Auction that it will now assist graduate students with financial need through its new Graduate Scholarship. This is a $1,000 non-endowed scholarship and, therefore, will only be offered so long as enough money resides in the account. For more information, or to donate, please contact Alumni Coordinator Brandon Hoyer at bhoyer@memphis.edu or 901-678-1333.

 

Lambuth True Blue DayYoung Alumni
Interested in being involved in Young Alumni? Come to our open house meeting on Tuesday, January 7, at 6:15pm in the Alumni Center. The Young Alumni provides networking opportunities for Memphis graduates, as well as fun events such as watch parties and the True Blue 5K. We hope to see you then!

Thanks to all runners, sponsors, and volunteers that participated in the True Blue 5K! To see event photos, click here. Want to share your opinions about the race?  Young Alumni wants to know what you think! Click here to take a survey and enter to win a race tee.

Race tees are still available to purchase! The cost is $10 (if picked up at the Alumni Center) or $15 to ship. Limited number of sizes available, first-come, first-served. Proceeds benefit the Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship. To place an order, contact Alumni Coordinator Emma Elliott at emma.elliott@memphis.edu or 901-678-1562.

Join Us to Cheer on Our Tigers in Louisville!
Join the Alumni Association, the Mighty Sound of the South and Cheer and Pom at the team hotel, Louisville Marriott Downtown, on Thursday, January 9, at 5:00 pm EST to mix and mingle with fellow Tiger fans before the game! Game tip-off is at 7:00 pm ET. For more information contact alumniassociation@memphis.edu or 800-678-TRAX.

Hispanic Alumni Council
The Hispanic Alumni Council’s (HAC) next board meeting will be Wednesday, January 15, at 5:30 p.m, at the Alumni Center on 635 Normal Street. This board meeting is open to all who express an interest in the Hispanic Alumni Council and its initiative to build and connect a network of Hispanic alumni from the University of Memphis and to foster scholarships for students at the University of Memphis. For more information about how you can get involved with the Hispanic Alumni Council, contact Alumni Coordinator Jacki Rodriguez at jpsavell@memphis.edu or 901-678-3119.

Distinguished Advising Award
You are invited to submit a nomination for the 2014 Distinguished Advising Award. Faculty and professional staff members who advise undergraduate students may be nominated for the award. This award, sponsored by the University of Memphis Alumni Association, was established to recognize excellent advising on our campus. Click here to submit your nomination. The deadline is Tuesday, January 28. For more information contact Director of Academic Advising Karen Thurmond at kthurmnd@memphis.edu.

Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter
LCM Alumni Board elections are underway now and the new Board will be installed in January. The new board will have a retreat early in the Spring Semester. For more information, contact cdflrnoy@memphis.edu  or 901-678-3873.

Pouncer's Pals
Pouncer is sending out his holiday activity packets for all Pouncer’s Pals this week. Check your mailboxes and Happy Holidays to all of our Pals. For more information about Pouncer’s Pals and how you can sign up a child for Pouncer’s Pals, contact Alumni Coordinator Jacki Rodriguez at jpsavell@memphis.edu or 901/678-3119.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Alumni Chapter
Save the Date: The Communication Sciences and Disorders Alumni Board will be hosting its annual Alumni Reception at the Annual Mid-South Conference on Communicative Disorders.  The reception will be February 27, at the Hilton in East Memphis, and will begin at 6:00 pm. For more information, please contact semiller@memphis.edu or 734-678-3043.

CAS Alumni AwardsCEHHS Alumni Chapter
Save the Date: The 2014 CEHHS Hall of Fame Induction will be held on Tuesday, March 25, at 6:00 pm in the Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway Hall of Fame. The inductees will be announced in January. For more information or to download a silent acution item, contact bhoyer@memphis.edu or 901-678-1333.

Band Alumni Chapter
Save the Date: The Band Alumni Chapter will host an Indoor Competition a the University of Memphis campus on Saturday, March 29. More details to follow.

FCBE Alumni Chapter
Save the Date: The Fogelman College of Business and Economics Alumni Chapter will host its 2014 Annual Golf Tournament at TPC Southwind on May 12. Registration is at noon, and the shotgun start is at 1:00.  For more information, please contact semiller@memphis.edu or 901-678-3043.

Lambuth Alumni Chapter
As 2014 draws near, the Lambuth Alumni Chapter is beginning a new season of projects and events to involve Lambuth alumni!  If you graduated from Lambuth University and are interested in being a part of this exciting time, please contact emma.elliott@memphis.edu or 800-678-TRAX. A current project of the Lambuth chapter is the implementation of a Lambuth Heritage Room in the library of the Lambuth campus. This room will hold various objects from Lambuth’s rich history and tradition.

Herff College of Engineering Alumni Chapter
Interested in joining a board full of dynamic individuals with a passion for the Engineering community? If so, then you’re in luck, for Herff Alumni Chapter has a few openings on the board and would you to join. To learn how you can get involved contact
bhoyer@memphis.edu or 901-678-1333.

University College Alumni Chapter
The University College Alumni Chapter is seeking to fill a few open positions on their board and are welcoming applications. Attending quarterly meetings, mild event planning and input into key issues are all that is expected. To learn how you can get involved, contact Alumni Coordinator Brandon Hoyer at bhoyer@memphis.edu or 901-678-1333.

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 alumniassociation@memphis.edu or 800-678-TRAX.

 

 

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