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Tigers Around Town

Earlier this year, the University of Memphis unveiled the Tigers Around Town Project. In honor of the University's centennial celebration 100 tigers were decorated and sponsored. For now, all 100 tigers are on campus and in 2012 they will move to their permanent location. For many tigers, this will remain on campus but for others they will be moved into the Memphis community.

I love this project because it's a fun art exhibit and a nice way to commemorate the University's history.  I hope many of you will get a chance to visit the tigers as well while they are still in one place where they are easy to see.

Here are some Tigers I find extra special:

Young Alumni Committee

Highland Hundred


Future Alumni


Fogelman College of Business


Signature Tiger


I think the signature tiger is actually sponsored by a bank around town. I love it because members of the alumni association were given the opportunity to sign the tiger and our signatures make up the stripes. I'm excited to go ans see my name on a little piece of University history!

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