years ago, our University opened its doors as West Tennessee
State Normal School, an institution charged with training
the region's future teachers. Today, The University of Memphis
encompasses a wide range of vibrant colleges and schools,
educating the world's future business leaders, artists, nurses,
engineers, professors, lawyers, and teachers.
we celebrate our University's 90th anniversary this year,
we'll take a look back at A Lifetime of Learning, capturing
defining moments in our history and honoring those unique
individuals who have given us the benefit of their time, talent,
and toil. We hope you'll join us in this celebration.
of Communication and Fine Arts Celebrates Silver Anniversary
Upcoming Alumni Events
Did You Know?
over 25 years, the College of Communication and Fine Arts
(CCFA) has offered diverse courses in creativity and scholarship
and enriched The University of Memphis campus and the Memphis
community with impressive exhibits, lectures, performances,
in 1977 out of the College of Arts and Sciences, CCFA today
has six units:
In addition, some of the University's major facilities and services
fall under of the jurisdiction of CCFA: The
Daily Helmsman, the Institute
of Egyptian Art and Archaeology, High Water Recording Company,
television show Insight, and jazz radio station WUMR-FM
Museum of The University of Memphis (AMUM)
E. Scheidt School of Music
of Theatre and Dance
25th anniversary celebration is scheduled for November
15, 2002. Plans are underway for an evening of reflection,
entertainment, special recognition, food, and fellowship beginning
at 5 p.m. Festivities will include
Kasten: Reflections of Egypt" exhibition at AMUM
of a documentary by communication professor and filmmaker
of Into The Woods, by Stephen Sondheim & James
Lapine, a joint venture of the Theatre and Dance Department
and the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
more information about the CCFA 25th Anniversary Celebration,
details on the following alumni events, please visit the alumni
events page or contact the Office of Alumni and Special
Events at email@example.com
or by phone at (901) 678-5314.
of M at UAB weekend in Birmingham, AL Sept. 27-28. Events
kick off on Friday afternoon with Coach Tommy West and his
team at Legion Field followed by an evening reception at the
Mountain Brook Inn. Jim Phillips, chairman and executive director
of the FedEx Technology Institute, will be the guest speaker.
Saturday's events include an alumni tailgate, pep rally, and
the game. Please contact us by Sept. 25 if you are interested
of M vs Louisville football watch parties will be held in
Little Rock, AR and Houston, TX on Tuesday,
Oct. 8. If you would like to attend, please contact the alumni
office by Oct. 1.
Eighth Annual University of Memphis Alumni Association
Golf Classic will be held at TPC Southwind. The tournament
will be a four-man team scramble with a shotgun start at noon.
Lunch will be provided prior to tee time. Individual players
are $200 and a foursome is $800. Registration includes a premium
golf shirt, gift bag, greens fee, cart, all beverages, lunch,
and a buffet dinner. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you would like to participate.
2003 Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala will be held
Saturday, March 22, 2003. We are now accepting nominations
in the categories of Distinguished Alumni, Outstanding Young
Alumni, and Distinguished Friend. A list of past recipients
and descriptions of each award are online at http://www.memphis.edu/daa.html.
Nominations must be sent in writing to:
C/O Office of Alumni and Special Events
100 Billy Mac Jones Building
Memphis, TN 38152
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