COMMENCEMENT AND ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND 2016
Inspiring Alumni Everywhere, Celebrating the Stars, that Classes that end in ‘6’ and the Anniversary Classes of 1956, 1966 and 1991
Friday, May 13
8am – Noon Registration – Alma C. Hanson Center Lobby
9am Campus Tours
Noon Alumni Legends Luncheon, Brownlee Hall, Room 31
1:30pm Alumni Annual Meeting, Gibson-Orgill Hall, Room 111
6pm Lantern Service - Metropolitan Baptist Church, 767 Walker Ave
8pm Young Alumni Networking Party – Leadership Memphis Gallery, 365 S. Main St.
Saturday, May 14
8:30am Bus Departure for Commencement – Alma C. Hanson Student Center
10am 146th Commencement – Mt. Vernon Baptist Church–Westwood, 620 Parkrose
6:30pm Awards Gala Cocktail Hour – Holiday Inn, 2240 Democrat Rd
7:30pm Alumni Gala – LOC Campus
Sunday, May 15
11am Sunday Worship at Second Congregational Church, 764 Walker Ave.
Call Alumni Affairs at (901) 435-1530 for more information.
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, author, activist, television personality and distinguished Professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is widely respected as one of the leading intellectual voices in the United States. He is the host of HuffPost Live and BET News, as well as a political contributor for CNN. Dr. Hill is the former host of the nationally syndicated television show Our World with Black Enterprise and a political contributor for Fox News Channel. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hill is the author of three books: the award-winning Beats, Rhymes and Classroom Life: Hip-Hop Pedagogy and the Politics of Identity; The Class Room and the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America; and The Barbershop Notebooks: Reflections on Culture, Politics and Education.