Alumni Association - University of Memphis
Memphis Matters September 2012




Centennial Homecoming 2012:
October 19-20

Alumni Association's Homecoming Parade
Friday, October 19 at 5:30 pm

Join the Alumni Association for the annual Homecoming Parade on Friday, October 19, 5:30 pm. Special guest includes President Shirley Raines. Click here for the Parade route. Parking is available at the Southern Ave. and Central Ave. parking lots.

Alumni Association's Homecoming Pep Rally
Friday, October 19 at 6:30 pm

Continue the Homecoming celebration at the Association's Pep Rally on Friday, October 19, 6:30 pm, with special guest Coach Justin Fuente as well as the Alumni Association's True Blue Tradition Award and the Parent of the Year Award. Located at the end of the parade route at the Plaza Fountain near the Administration Building. Food provided from the Thomas Boggs (BA '72) Family of Huey's Restaurants and drinks provided by Pepsi. Parking is available at the Southern Ave. and Central Ave. parking lots.

 Homecoming 2012

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September 2012

U of M Tiger Football vs. UCF Knights
Saturday, October 20 at 7:00 pm at the Liberty Bowl

Presentation by National Alumni Association President Allie Prescott (BA '69, JD '72) for the Eye of the Tiger, Parent of the Year Award and the True Blue Tradition Award. For tickets, visit

Additional Alumni and On-Campus Events

Life Member Appreciation Party
Wednesday, October 17, 6:00 pm
Home of President Shirley Raines
Join the Alumni Association to kick off the Centennial Homecoming as we appreciate our Tigers for Life. The attire is Tiger Blue business casual. Click here to RSVP or contact or 800/678-TRAX.

2012 Parent of the Year
The University of Memphis Alumni Association Parents Club invites students to nominate parents or guardians whose lives have been an inspiration to their student and others as the 2012 Parent of the Year. CLICK HERE to download a nomination form. All parents who are nominated by their students will receive a congratulatory letter and a copy of the essay submission. Winners must be able to participate in the Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally on Friday, October 19, at 5:30 pm and recognition during the Homecoming game on Saturday, October 20 (kick off is 7:00 pm at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium). Game tickets will be provided. Applications are due by 4:00 pm on Friday, October 5. Nominators will be notified by Thursday, October 11 if their nominee was selected as a winner. For more information, contact Alumni Coordinator Shawn Carter at or 901/678-5016.

Class of 1962 Reunion activities
Friday, October 19, 9:30 am

The Alumni Association will honor the Class of 1962 on Friday, October 19 with a variety of activities throughout the day. Class of 1962 members are invited to a Meet and Greet at the Alumni Center, followed by a Half Century Club induction ceremony, medallion presentation, and brunch at the home of U of M President Shirley Raines. Guests will enjoy a motor coach tour of the campus and a Golden Reception at the Alumni Center. The cost is $30 for Alumni Association members and $35 for not-yet members. Reservations required by contacting the Alumni Association at or 901/678-2586 or click here to RSVP online.

Half Century Club Golden Reception
Friday, October 19, 5 pm

The Half Century Club and Alumni Association will host the Golden Reception for graduates of the class of 1962 and all previous years on Friday, October 19 in the Alumni Center. All graduates and class friends of 50 or more years are welcome to attend. CLICK HERE TO RSVP ONLINE. For  more information, contact the Alumni Association at or 901/678-2586.

Luther C. McClellan Black Alumni Chapter Homecoming Step Show
Friday, October 19, immediately following the Pep Rally

The Luther C. McClellan Black Alumni Chapter will join in the Centennial Homecoming fun with their annual Alumni Step Show showcasing stepping skills of current students and returning alumni on Friday, October 19, in the Elma Roane Field House. More information to follow. Proceeds benefit the LCM Scholarship Fund.

Band Alumni Chapter
On Friday, October 19, Band Alumni are invited to participate in the Parade followed by a meet and greet with the current and former band directors. Then continue the tradition of marching at halftime! Please register by October 6 here. To get current updates, follow the Band Alumni Chapter on Facebook.

For additional information on all activities, contact the Alumni Association at or 901/678-ALUM.

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