p i $ | r -ij K#B j P^H^^ Ee^^h f 1 i / 1 i i ft Hfc*^~ .-"'' ■- ff^_ V ,'v^v^'-^ ^/ University Mace The University Mace, a symbol of leadership and authority, is a visual embodiment of tradition in academ- ic circles. The Alumni Association's activities and programs are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, and the diverse interests of alumni are represented through the Alumni Council. A., 1992, The University of Louisville Dissertation: "On the Diameter of Graphs after Vertex and Edge Deletion" Major Professor: Dr. Faudree Martha Squires Alberg - Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Research B.
The internal shield depicts higher education's torch of learning and book of knowledge as well as our state's commerce and industry symbols. The Association is housed in the Alumni Center, a beautifully furnished facility located on the corner of Spottswood and Normal.
Our opening date of 1912 is shown below the shield. In addition to housing the alumni offices, the facility annually hosts more than 450 meetings and events that attract the participation of 11,000 alumni and friends.
Presidential Medallion The Presidential Medallion sig- nifies position, authority and trust and is worn by the President dur- ing official academic functions at the University. UNDERGRADUATE CANDIDATES FOR DEGREES GRADUATION WITH DISTINCTION Based on a grading system of M A" as 4.0, three designations of graduation honors are recognized.* Summa Cum Laude With Highest Distinction 3.80 - 4.00 Gold Cord Magna Cum Laude With High Distinction 3.50 - 3.79 Crimson Cord Cum Laude With Distinction 3.25 - 3-49 White Cord GRADUATION WITH HONORS With the approval of the University Honors Council, The University of Memphis offers several departmental honors programs. S., 1994, The University of Memphis Dissertation: "The Efficacy of Domestic Violence Treatment: Implications for Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPs) Major Professor: Dr.
Commissioned by a group of distinguished alumni and friends and presented to the Uni- versity in 1974, the Presidential Medallion combines institutional symbols with chain links honoring all presidents of the University. These programs involve a combination of special honors course work, independent study, and usually an honors thesis or project. S., 1991, Troy State University Dissertation: "A Comparison of Students Computer Generated Art and Students' Art Created with Traditional Media" Major Professor: Dr. Smith Jeffrey Lee Hamsley - Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology &C Research B.
SUMMER CONVOCATION OF THE EIGHTY-EIGHTH COMMENCEMENT The University of Memphis P. August 13, 2000 The Pyramid Arena PRESIDENT'S PLATFORM PARTY 000000 o 00000 00000 00000 LECTERN LECTERN LECTERN 1. Students who successfully complete a departmental honors program are awarded their degrees with honors in their area of concentration (e.g., With Honors in English).
In addition to general alumni programs, the Association sponsors 19 geographically based area clubs and 16 college and special- interest constituent chapters that provide opportunities for grass-roots involvement by alumni. S., 1988, Memphis State University Dissertation: "A Study of Organizational Leadership: New Standards and Changing Roles for the Principalship" Major Professor: Dr. Commencement Directed by: Commencement Team: Banner Bearers: President's Box Ushers: Pronouncers: Academic Marshals: Dr.
It seeks to achieve this mission through communication, activities and events that involve and inform alumni. In time of preparation Great lessons didst thou teach Til now, O Alma Mater, The stars we'll strive to reach.
The mission of the Alumni Association is to strengthen the relationship between the alumni and their alma mater in order to effectively support the University's priorities. Stand firm, O Alma Mater, Through all the years to come; In days of youth and beauty Thy halls have been our home.
6 The University of Memphis Alumni Association has been in existence for almost 70 years and represents more than 60,000 alumni of the University. A., 1993, Utica College of Syracuse University Dissertation: "Theoretical Investigations of the Structure and Properties of Point Defects in Amorphous Silicon Dioxide" Major Professor: Dr. Kurtz Jian Gao - Department of Biomedical Engineering B. S., 1997, The University of Memphis Dissertation: "Human Lung Studies: Mechanical Properties of Lung Parenchyma and Pulmonary Hemodynamics" Major Professor: Dr. William Marks Yingfu Li - Department of Mathematical Sciences B. Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?
Among other institutional colors represented at this commencement are those for Arkansas, red and white; Chicago, maroon; Columbia, light blue and white chevron; Duke, royal blue with white chevron; Emory, navy blue with gold chevron; Harvard, crimson; Illinois, navy blue with two orange chevrons; University of Iowa, old gold; Kansas, navy blue with cardinal chevron; Northwestern, purple with gold chevrons; Ohio State, scarlet with silver gray chevron; Rice, silver above blue; Texas, white above orange; Vanderbilt, black and gold; Wisconsin, bright red; Yale, royal blue. A., 1994, The American University Dissertation: "The Naturalist's Dilemma: Logic and Ontological Naturalism" Co-Major Professors: Dr. A., 1995, West Carolina University Dissertation: "Efficacy of Behavioral Intervention for Reducing Problematic Behaviors in Persons with Autism: A Quantitative Synthesis of Single-Subject Research" Major Professor: Dr. Morgan Jennifer King Coleman — Department of Psychology B. S., 1996, The University of Memphis Dissertation: "A Controlled Evaluation of the Effects of Classroom Coping Skills Training on Children's Aggressive and Externalizing Behaviors" Major Professor: Dr. Whelan Faith Gunning Dixon - Department of Psychology B. S., 1997, The University of Memphis Dissertation: Age-Related Differences in Cortical Volumes and White Matter Hyperintensites: Do They Influence Age-Related Cognitive Declines? Naftali Raz Antonio Mario Ferreira - Department of Chemistry B. Duncan Hulsey — Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Research B. S., 1996, The University of Southern Mississippi Dissertation: "Predictors of Problem Gambling among College Students" Major Professor: Dr. Chhabil Dass Elizabeth Marie Kaufman - Department of Psychology B. S., 1998, The University of Memphis Dissertation: "Cigarette Smoking, Bone Mineral Density, and Osteoporosis Prevalence in Older Adults Participating in the NHANES III" Major Professor: Dr. Klesges Jeffry Stanley Kellogg - Department of Psychology B. A., 1996, Cleveland State University Dissertation: "Problem Size and Difficulty in Multiplication and Division" Major Professor: Dr. S., 1999, The University of Memphis Dissertation: "Construction of Generalized Minimum Aberration Designs through Hadamard Matrices and Orthogonal Arrays" Co-Major Professors: Dr. Boxin Tang Jerome Dean Mahaffey - Department of Communication B. A., 1997, Syracuse University Dissertation: "The Formation of American Community: George Whitefield, Rhetoric, Religion, and Political Thought in the Great Awakening" Major Professor: Dr. And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
The lining of the hood indicates the university granting the degree — for The University of Memphis, blue and gray. A., 1991, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill M. Dhammika Swarnamali Jayawardene - Department of Chemistry B. S., 1995, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Dissertation: "Proteolytic and Pharmacophoric Behavior of Enkephalin Peptides and Fragmentation Characteristics of Their Sodium Adducts" Major Professor: Dr. 37 PS 4/97-1606 NATIONAL ANTHEM ALMA MATER Oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light What so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming, Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight O'er the ramparts we watch'd were so gallantly streaming?