BERSHI M E P
DEANIE PARKER BPS ’77, MPA ’88
University of Memphis Alumni Association Life Member • Retired President and CEO, Soulsville • Past President of the Alumni Association National Executive Board of Directors and past member of the Board of Visitors • A former Stax recording artist • Executive Director of the Emmy-winning film project “I Am A Man” • A Center for Research on Women selection for ‘100 Women who Made a Difference to the University of Memphis’ • Member of the Empowering The Dream Centennial Cabinet • U of M donor and University community philanthropist
Awards include: • 2012 Featured Speaker for the Black History Month’s Closing Ceremonies • 2012 Alumni Centennial Processional Delegate • 2010 Eye Of The Tiger • 2006 Distinguished Alumna Award recipient • 2008 Journalism Outstanding Alumna Award recipient • 2003 University College Outstanding Alumna Award recipient • Women of Achievement Award for Initiative • Public Relations Society of America’s Memphis Communicator of the Year Award • Diversity Memphis Humanitarian of the Year Award
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