Introducing Alumni and Friends Self-Service
Theatre and Dance Department Announces 2003-04
Awards Programs Honor Outstanding Arts and
Sciences, Journalism Alumni
Nashville Event Reminder
wish you could look up an old classmate from the U of M or
send us Class Notes about your new job? Those are just a couple
of things U of M alumni and friends can do on a new Web site
launched this summer.
new "Alumni & Friends Self-Service" site
Information, which allows you to update your name, address,
employment and marital status and change the PIN you use
to access the site.
for Alumni, featuring an alumni directory where you
can find long-lost classmates and customize the information
you want classmates to see about you.
Support, which allows you to make an online gift to
the University and review your past giving history and outstanding
access this site, log on to http://www.memphis.edu/alumniweb.
The site will ask for your Login ID and PIN. Your Login ID
is your Social Security Number, and your PIN is the last six
digits of the same number. After you log in for the first
time, you have the option to change your PIN.
hope you will enjoy using this new service. If you have any
questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
comedies, Shakespearean classics, folk-rock musicals ... whether
you're a longtime theatre and dance fan or just looking for
an entertaining evening out, the U of M Department of Theatre
and Dance has planned a season that offers shows for a variety
of audience tastes. Tickets for each production are $15 for
adults and $10 for students, senior citizens and faculty. Please
contact Alice Berry at 901/678-3184 or email@example.com for
additional information or to purchase tickets.
Oct. 9-11 & 15-18, 2003
Packed with zany one liners, sassy wisecracks, light romance
and slight dramatic tension, June Moon is a delightful
screwball romantic comedy set in the 1920s. The play centers
around small-town boy Fred Stevens and his experiences as
an aspiring Tin Pan Alley lyricist.
Oct. 31-Nov. 1 & Nov. 3-8, 2003
One of the most celebrated comedies by the most celebrated
playwright in the English language, William Shakespeare's
Twelfth Night depicts a world of comfortable order
wrenched apart by love. How far would a person go to pursue
his heart's desire? That's the central question this classic
seeks to answer.
Nov. 20-22, 2003
This dance production will showcase the original choreography
of our emerging young artists and some of Memphis' finest
modern dancers. Offering a wide variety of dynamic and energetic
modern dance, Endangered Species will feature a full
movement medley with the colors and flavors that comprise
the theatre and dance department.
Feb. 19-21 & 25-28, 2004
Originally an off-Broadway production, the folk-rock musical
Godspell puts a '70s spin on the lessons and parables
of the New Testament's Book of Matthew.
A New Play Festival
Mar. 25-27, 2004
This festival of new plays gives budding playwrights a chance
to showcase their work. Four years ago, Scribbles
gave birth to Nate Eppler's award-winning Keeping Up
With The Joneses. Who knows what's in store this year?
Apr. 8-10 & 14-17, 2004
In this Medieval morality play, Death tells Everyman of
his "approaching end." Who and what will accompany
him to the afterlife? On his journey, Everyman encounters
a variety of allegorical characters, which will be portrayed
through puppetry and movement.
of Arts and Sciences alumni chapter will honor one alumnus and
one friend at the 2003 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet on
Thursday, Sept. 25 at the U of M Holiday Inn from 6 to 9 p.m.
year's recipients are Tim Edgar Bolding, 2003 Outstanding
Alumnus, and Roger L. Hiatt Sr., M.D., 2003 Outstanding
Friend. Bolding is currently executive director of United
Housing, Inc., an affiliate of United Way of the Mid-South.
His career has been dedicated to creating affordable housing
for all. Hiatt is a distinguished ophthalmologist who has
worked hard to support the college's pre-professional program
by garnering support in the medical community for creating
scholarships for pre-med and pre-health students.
more information about the Arts and Sciences awards banquet,
please call 901/678-3067.
year's Journalism Awards Banquet will also be held on Sept.
25. Alumni Phil Cannon and Jim Willis will receive
the Charles E. Thornton Outstanding Alumni Award. The Dr.
Herbert Lee Williams Award for outstanding contributions by
an alumnus will go to Ronald "Butch" Alford.
is editor and president of the Birmingham Post-Herald.
His career has also included stints at the Memphis Press-Scimitar,
U.S. Air Force and The Commercial Appeal. Cannon became
tournament director of the FedEx St. Jude Classic in 2000
after 10 years as tournament manager. He has also served in
managerial positions with the Mid-South Coliseum and in a
variety of positions at then-Memphis State University.
the University's former creative services director, retired
this spring after 37 years in higher education. During his
tenure, The University of Memphis Magazine and Update
newsletter won several gold awards in state and national competitions.
Prior to working at the University, Alford was information
director for then-Shelby State Community College and a writer
for the Associated Press and The Commercial Appeal.
journalism banquet will be held at the Racquet Club of Memphis.
For more information contact Patty Lawrence at 901/678-4372
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
area alumni - you and your families are invited to meet U of
M President Dr. Shirley C. Raines on Wednesday, July 16, 5 p.m.-7
p.m. The Alumni Association will provide hors d'oeuvres, and
there will be a cash bar. For event location, please contact
Amanda Cantrell at 901/678-5314 or email@example.com.