Alumni Association - University of Memphis
Memphis Matters March 2012




Centennial Reunion Weekend

You're invited to the
University of Memphis Alumni Association
Centennial Reunion Weekend

Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22, 2012

University of Memphis Campus
Free Parking is available in
Zach Curlin Parking Garage

Click here to view the current
University of Memphis Centennial Celebration Calendar

Reunion Weekend 

March 2012
  The weekend will kick off on Thursday night, April 19, with the University of Memphis Association of Retirees (UMAR) Centennial Reunion Dinner in the University Center Ballroom. Tickets are $30 per person. Registration begins at 5 pm, followed by a reception, dinner, and a program at 7 pm. Click here to RSVP online. For more information or to RSVP by April 12, contact Alumni Coordinator Connie Thiemonge at or 901/678-1333.

Don't miss the unveiling of the Bronze Tiger Statue outside the University Center on Friday, April 20, at 1 pm. Next celebrate the achievements of our outstanding faculty at the Faculty Convocation immediately following the Tiger unveiling.

Academic departments across campus will be hosting lunches and open houses throughout the weekend. Be sure to check the Centennial Calendar for more information about times and locations of events.

The Department of Anthropology is also celebrating its 35 year anniversary. They will kick off the weekend with a reception at the Jack Robinson Gallery on Main on Friday. Attendees are invited to a free conference on Saturday from 8 am-12 noon followed by a gala dinner at the Peabody that evening. The reunion weekend wraps up on Sunday with a free farewell picnic at Chucalissa, sponsored by the U of M Anthropology Student Club. Click here for more information about the department's events for the weekend, or click here to RSVP online.

Campus will be bustling with activity on Saturday while many student groups host reunions. Events include the Black Scholars Brunch, Black Student Reunion, Student Activities Council Reunion and Spring Fling Carnival, Black Alumni Mixer, Resident Assistant Reunion Open House, Frosh Camp Reunion, Emerging Leaders Reunion, Registered Student Organization Reunion, and the Loewenberg School of Nursing Reception. Check the Centennial Calendar for more details on these and additional events.

Don your True Blue Mask and join Young Alumni and Frosh Camp Alumni to celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of the University of Memphis at the Blue Moon Masquerade on Saturday, April 21, at 6 pm. The party starts with a sunset toast atop the Madison Hotel and continues until the Blue Moon is high in the sky. Enjoy music, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. The cost is $30 for Alumni Association members and $35 for not-yet members. Price includes 2 drink tickets. Proceeds benefit the Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship. Click here to purchase your tickets online. For more information, contact Alumni Coordinator Wendy Sumner-Winter at or 901/678-1562.

Sunday's events currently include the Emerging Leaders Graduation, President's Recognition Awards, and the Honors Assembly.

We are very excited to have alumni from all over the country come back to campus and celebrate the University's Centennial Anniversary with us. For more information about this weekend, please contact the Alumni Association at or 800/678-TRAX.


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