Alumni Association - University of Memphis
Young Alumni Updates - April 20113
Young Alumni Updates

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Legacy Scholarship
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True Blue 5K

Save the Date: True Blue 5K
Friday, November 1

The annual True Blue 5K is still months away, but planning has already begun. Learn more about how you can become a sponsor!

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Alumni Spotlight

Young Alumni Spotlight
Meet Karimeh McDaniel (BA '02), founding member of Young Alumni and newest addition to the Alumni Association's National Executive Board of Directors.

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 Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Join Young Alumni for our next committee meeting and a mixer!

 

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Stay up-to-date with Young Alumni on our facebook and twitter pages!
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Photo Gallery 

Young Alumni Photo Gallery
Find yourself and friends in photos from recent Young Alumni events!

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Update Your Info 

Update Your Info
Stay connected to YOUR University of Memphis by updating your contact information.


 

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Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship

Legacy Scholarship Young Alumni is now accepting applications for its 2013-2014 Legacy Scholarship. Click here to download an application. The deadline for submissions is May 17, 2013.

This $500 scholarship is funded by Young Alumni to help deserving U of M graduates or professional-degree seeking students, who received an undergraduate degree at the U of M, in his or her studies. To apply for the Legacy Scholarship, submit an application with an essay explaining why you should be selected to receive the cash award. Please include any pertinent information about financial need, community-enriching activities, extracurricular activities, and any other special considerations that should be weighed. Also include any campus organization affiliations and time devoted to various community or University service projects.

It is the long-term goal of the Committee to see this scholarship endowed so that it can be permanently in place to help future graduate students of the U of M. Young Alumni would like to encourage you to make a contribution, large or small, to the Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship so that we can reach our goal of endowment as soon as possible. To make a contribution online, please visit www.memphis.edu/development/give.php, click the "other" button and enter "Young Alumni Legacy Scholarship" when prompted.

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Save the Date: True Blue 5K
Friday, November 1, University of Memphis Campus


Planning has already begun for the upcoming Young Alumni True Blue 5K. If you are interested in volunteering on the race committee, please contact the race chair Amy Cable (BA '04, BA '05, MPA '09) at acaballr@memphis.edu.

If you or your business would like to become a sponsor of the race, contact Alumni Coordinator Jacki Rodriguez at jpsavell@memphis.edu or 901/678-3119.

True Blue 5K

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Young Alumni Spotlight: Karimeh McDaniel (BA '02)

Karimeh McDaniel 

Karimeh McDaniel received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2002 from the University of Memphis. As a student at the U of M, she was Student Government president, a Student Ambassador Board member, Phi Mu Sorority vice president, orientation guide, Frosh Camp counselor, and a member of the Mighty Sound of the South Color Guard. After graduation, Karimeh remained involved at the University through the Alumni Association. She was a founding member of the Young Alumni Committee and co-founder of the group's True Blue 5K. In 2013, she was selected to serve on the Association's National Executive Board of Directors.

Karimeh says, "I am proud to be a graduate of the University of Memphis and truly grateful for all of the opportunities that I was able to take advantage of during my time as a student. After graduation I wanted the opportunity to give back to the University that had given me so much. The Young Alumni Committee provided me the opportunity to not only give back but to help shape the future of the University and its Alumni programs."


Karimeh is the First Vice President over Fixed Income Sales at Morgan Keegan. She and her husband, Spencer, are both Life Members and have a daughter, Calla.

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Upcoming Events

Young Alumni Events

Young Alumni Board Meeting
Thursday, April 4, 6:15 pm
Alumni Center - 635 Normal Street

Young Alumni Mixer
Thursday, April 25, 5:30 pm
Local on the Square - 2126 Madison Ave.
Enjoy drink specials and learn how you can become involved in Young Alumni! RSVP to jpsavell@memphis.edu.

Save the Date: True Blue 5K
Friday, November 1, 7:00 pm
U of M Campus

Additional Alumni Events

Race Judicata 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, April 6, 4:00 pm
Mississippi River Park - 51 North Riverside Dr.
Proceeds benefit the Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS) which provides free legal services to the elderly and low income families. For more information or to register, visit racejudicatamemphis.org.

Professional MBA Networking Event
Wednesday, April 10
Swanky's Taco Shop - 4770 Poplar Ave.
Network with fellow PMBA alumni. Hor d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided. RSVP to semiller@memphis.edu.

International MBA Alumni Club i2i: Union and Renion
Thursday, April 25
Tower Room - Clark Tower
Professional networking opportunity with fellow IMBA alumni. Hor d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided. RSVP to semiller@memphis.edu.

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Update Your Info

Don't miss out on important event or benefit updates or on receiving University publications, such as the Memphis Magazine. Log in to myMemphis, select the "Alumni" tab at the top, and under "My Information" choose "I need to update my information." You can then select your preferred email address, change your mailing address and phone number, and submit Class Notes for the Memphis Magazine. Update Info



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