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New U of M Students Will Begin College Adventure at Convocation Aug. 27th

For release: August 13, 2012
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901-678-2843

New students at the University of Memphis will start their college adventure this year with music, school spirit, encouragement, and information. It’s all part of New Student Convocation, set for Monday, Aug. 27, at 2:15 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre.

Freshmen and transfer students will learn about U of M traditions and get advice on how to be successful in college. Alumni and current students will offer their strategies on how students can achieve their ultimate goal – earning a degree.

Speakers will include University officials such as President Shirley Raines, Provost Ralph Faudree, and Vice President for Student Affairs Rosie Phillips Bingham, as well as Tiger head football coach Justin Fuente.

Entertainment will be provided by the U of M Pep Band and Tiger mascot Pouncer. A Student Information Fair on the Student Plaza will follow Convocation. The fair will offer information about University departments and student organizations.

The event will be streamed live over the Internet at www.memphis.edu/newstudentconvocation.

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