The Parent Club was established on August 13, 2005 by Linda Daniels under JSU Memphis President Rubbie Patrick-Herring. Ms. Daniels was sworn in as the Club’s first president by the Southeast Regional Vice President, Ms. Lillian Harris.
Purpose: To support and assist the JSU Memphis Alumni Chapter with student recruitment activities, current JSU students in their endeavors at the University, and to enhance the working relationship with parents, students, alumni and University staff.
Membership: Open to parents, guardians, grandparents, family members, and others who play a significant role in the life of a current or former JSU student. Annual membership dues are $24.
Purpose of the Dues: (1) To establish an emergency fund for students (ex. death in the student’s family, medical emergencies, etc.). (2) To provide study packets for students during their semester exams. (3) To provide courtesies such as birthday cards and get well cards to students and parents.
Goals: To recruit more members, financial support to students, support the Alumni, and support the Southern Heritage Classic Recruitment Activities and Tailgate.
Meetings: The Parent Club meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 1:00pm; typically, at the same location as the JSU Memphis Alumni Chapter.
Audrey Lott (President) 901-830-7437 and Tabitha Elam 662-551-0824