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Raymond James builds talent pipeline with new University of Memphis partnership

VENTURES Announces Expansion of Call Center

VENTURES Receives National Award

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Raymond James builds talent pipeline with new University of Memphis partnership

Oct. 14, 2020 — Financial services firm Raymond James has executed an agreement with University of Memphis’ UMRF Ventures to employ and train students to manage roughly half of the national firm’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) operations, effective October 1, 2020.  Read More


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VENTURES Announces Expansion of Student-Operated Call Center 

June 28, 2019 - The University of Memphis Research Foundation and its wholly owned subsidiary, UMRF Ventures Inc., held a grand opening celebrating the expansion of their current... Read More


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UMRF Ventures Inc. Receives National Award for Regional and Economic Development

August 31, 2018 - A UMRF Ventures Inc. program has received the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) 2018 Excellence and Innovation Award for Regional and Economic Development. Read More


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VENTURES adds IT command center, 45 technology jobs for students

June 19, 2018 - University of Memphis students will work as systems analysts for FedEx's information technology command center as part of a new partnership between the Memphis-based shipping giant and the U of M. Read More


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UofM company opens second FedEx call center

May 23, 2018 - The original FedEx call center, located in the U of M's FedEx Institute of Technology, now employs 50 students and has a payroll of $50,000 a month. Read More


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University of Memphis foundation expands student-staffed FedEx IT call center to Jackson

May 23, 2018 - A student-staffed information technology call center that supports FedEx opened Wednesday at the University of Memphis Lambuth campus in Jackson.