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December 2004

Happy Holidays from the University of Memphis
Celebrate the Blue and Gray in Mobile
Wanted: Nominees for Distinguished Alumni Awards

Special Deal for Alumni Association Members

Happy Holidays from the University of Memphis
Holiday Card

During this time of year, our campus is abuzz with students studying for final exams, faculty grading papers and staff preparing for the next semester. December is a very busy month both personally and professionally for most of us.

In the midst of all this excitement, we hope you will reflect for a moment and consider making a gift to the University of Memphis Annual Fund. Your gift is tax deductible and can be used for scholarships, professorships and needed items such as library books and lab equipment.

For more information on making your gift, please visit http://www.memphis.edu/giving.

Thank you for your support of the University of Memphis. We wish you a joyful holiday season and a happy new year!

Family of Alumni Association members eligible for scholarship

Even if you're not traveling on our sold-out bus trip to the GMAC Bowl, we hope to see you in Mobile at events sponsored by the Alumni Association and Tiger Clubs!

After the official GMAC Bowl festivities on Tuesday, Dec. 21, join us at Tiger Headquarters, Mr. Jim's Cannon Brewpub.

Join us for brunch with President Shirley Raines and Athletic Director R.C. Johnson at the Riverview Plaza Hotel on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $35 per person. For details and reservations, please call 901/678-5314. Credit card payment is required.

Tiger Village at Ladd-Peebles Stadium will open at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, featuring the Mighty Sound of the South and our spirit squads. At 4:30 p.m., a catered Cajun dinner will be available at Tiger Village. Dinner is $20 if you reserve today or $25 at the door. A cash bar will also be available. To make reservations for dinner, contact the Tiger Clubs office at 901/678-2334. A credit card payment will be required.

For a list of other GMAC Bowl activities, please check http://www.memphis.edu/alumni/tigertrek.html.

Wanted: Nominees for Distinguished Alumni Awards

DAAThe Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2005 Distinguished Alumni Awards . These awards honor alumni and friends who have brought honor and distinction to the U of M. The categories are Distinguished Alumni, Distinguished Friend and Outstanding Young Alumni.

A nomination form and a complete list of past recipients are available online at http://www.memphis.edu/daa.html . The deadline for nominations is Jan. 31, 2005.

Stay tuned to future issues of the e-newsletter for event details!

Special Deal for Alumni Association Members

Join us at Pat O'Brien's on Beale Street before every home basketball game this season to mix, mingle and cheer on Coach Cal and the team. Alumni Association members will receive a 10-percent discount on food and beverages purchased before 10 p.m. each game day. Bring your membership card for verification. For more information, call 901/678-ALUM.


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