you a member? Join the Alumni Association today: http://www.memphis.edu/alumni_online.
Institute celebrates first anniversary
Family of Alumni Association members eligible
Radiothon III on the horizon for "The
Jazz Lover" - Volunteers needed
Upcoming alumni events
The FedEx Institute of Technology at the University
of Memphis will mark its one-year anniversary with an open
house Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
the open house, visitors can tour the facilities, learn more
about current research housed in the Institute and enjoy refreshments.
Lobby displays and demonstrations will showcase current research
being conducted by the Institute for Intelligent Systems,
Center for Multimedia Arts, Advanced Learning Center, Mars
Rover Program, Integrated Microscopy Center, Center for Supply
Chain Management and Center for Earthquake Research and Information.
its opening last November, the Institute has hosted more than
200 events for organizations such as FedEx, Gov. Phil Bredesen,
MTV and the musculoskeletal industry. An estimated 50,000
people have visited the Institute, from Nobel Prize winner
and former President of South Africa F.W. de Klerk to regional
more information about the open house, call 901/678-5105.
planning to enter the U of M in Fall 2005 as first-time, incoming
freshmen may apply for the Alumni Association Scholarship.
The award is a four-year scholarship worth $1000/year ($500/semester).
Family of Alumni Association members who have paid their dues
anytime within the calendar year prior to the application deadline
scholarship program encourages family of Alumni Association
members to make the U of M their first choice for higher education.
an application and details regarding eligibility, go to http://www.memphis.edu/alumni/scholarship.html.
The deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2005. Recipients will be
notified by the end of February, and must accept by April
15. Please contact Becky McCoy at 901/678-2930 or email@example.com
for more information.
raise funds for the station's operating budget, WUMR FM 91.7
will hold Radiothon III from Nov. 29 through Dec. 3. Gifts from
Radiothons I and II were used to purchase new equipment, defray
operating costs and hire the station's first full-time program
addition to gifts, WUMR is still looking for volunteers to
staff the Radiothon. Volunteers generally work shifts of three
to four hours. To sign up for a shift, call 901/678-4843.
also known as "The Jazz Lover," is the only classic
jazz station in Memphis. The 25,000-watt station broadcasts
within a 60-mile radius of Memphis. The station's playlist
blends contemporary and traditional jazz, and it is staffed
almost exclusively by students and volunteers. As "the
radio voice of the University of Memphis," WUMR serves
the area with educational, sports and community service programming.
It functions as a learning laboratory for students, providing
experience in announcing, news reporting and writing, talk-show
hosting and sportscasting.
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.
Sport and Leisure Commerce program is celebrating its
10th birthday with a series of events Nov. 18-20. Attendees
can get a special deal on the national Sport Marketing Association
conference, which is scheduled in Memphis on the same dates.
For more information, visit http://www.memphis.edu/alumni/slcreunion.html.
miss the chance to talk turkey with other alumni before cheering
the Tigers to victory as they take on Maryland in the Tip-off
Classic! Alumni and Tiger fans in Massachusetts
can meet up at Champion's Sports Bar in the Springfield Marriott
Hotel at Boland Way and Columbus (near the Springfield Civic
Center) on Friday, Nov. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. A cash bar and
light appetizers will be available. For reservations, please
call Vince ('83) & Renee ('83) DeGutis at 508/655-5736
us for a "True Blue" Tiger Tailgate in Tampa
before the Tigers face off against South Florida in the final
regular season football game. We'll dish out BBQ, hot dogs,
drinks and tons of Tiger spirit from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday,
Nov. 27, at the corner of Dale Mabry Highway and Tampa Bay
Boulevard (next to Raymond James Stadium). The price is $15
for Alumni Association members, $17 for non members. Please
RSVP before Nov. 19 to 800/678-8729 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
York-area alumni are invited to a pre-game reception before
the Tigers play Pitt in the Jimmy V. Classic Tuesday,
Dec. 7. The reception will be held in Madison Square Garden's
Club Bar and Grill (inside the Club Restaurant) from 5 to
7 p.m. President Shirley Raines will be the special guest.
Please join us in cheering the Tigers to victory and visiting
with True Blue alumni and friends! RSVP before Dec. 3 to 800/678-8729
or e-mail us at email@example.com.