Alumni Association - University of Memphis
Memphis Matters September 2011




The University of Memphis Centennial Celebration Events

Centennial Kick-Off Concert
September 30, 2011

The University of Memphis will launch its 100th anniversary celebration with a Centennial Kick-off Concert at 8 pm Friday, Sept. 30, at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. The evening of entertainment will feature performances by students and faculty of the University’s Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, along with a special guest – Grammy Award-winning soul and R&B singer/musician Aaron Neville. Tickets are $28 and $20, plus fees, available through Ticketmaster and at the Cannon Center box office. Click here for more information.

Aaron Neville

September 2011

Phantom of the Opera
February 16, 2012

The Mid-South's first amateur staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved musical, The Phantom of the Opera. Together the University's department of Theater and Dance and the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music will present Broadway's longest-running musical on the Mainstage Theatre. Tickets will go on sale Nov. 1, 2011 and will be limited.

Centennial Reunion Weekend
April 20-22, 2012

The University of Memphis Alumni Association will host the Centennial Alumni Reunion Weekend on April 20, 2012 – April 22, 2012. Formal invitation and information to follow
Planning a Reunion?
As the University of Memphis Centennial approaches, we know that many of the colleges and academic departments will be planning reunions. We urge you to consider the Reunion Weekend as the time to host your individual Spring and Centennial Reunions. This will allow us to streamline the promotion of all Centennial Reunions and other related events. If your college or department is planning an event for the Centennial Reunion Weekend, please contact Alumni Coordinator Connie Thiemonge at or 901/678-1333 to add the event to the Master Reunion Weekend Calendar.

Bronze Tiger Statue Unveiling
April 20, 2012

Event honoring those who have included the U of M in their estate plans. For more information, please contact Bobby Prince at 901-678-1335 or or CLICK HERE to "do something monumental" and DONATE TODAY!

100th Spring Commencement Ceremony
May 5, 2012

Students will graduate and receive either a baccalaureate, masters, or doctoral degree in the University of Memphis commencement ceremony.

Centennial Edition of the Distinguished Alumni Awards
June 9, 2012

Join the University of Memphis Alumni Association to honor distinguished alumni. More information to follow.

Click here to view a complete list of Centennial Activities.

Click here to learn more about our University's history and future.

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