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National Visibility for the Mustangs

Alumni, family and friends around the country have gathered to watch the Mustang men’s basketball team throughout this exciting and historic season. (Above) San Antonio alumni and their families watched the February 23 broadcast of the Mustangs’ victory over the

Legal Center Gift Honors Father and Serves Victims

A new legal center at SMU’s Dedman School of Law will provide services for the victims of domestic violence, sex trafficking and other crimes against women. Ray L. ’65 and Nancy Ann Hunter Hunt ’65 have committed $5 million to

Campaign Event in Panama

Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal and First Lady Marta Linares de Martinelli, parents of Luis Enrique Martinelli Linares ’04, hosted an SMU alumni, parents and friends dinner at the Presidential Palace in Panama City on February 13. Attendees included (L-R)

Art history gifts boost Fort Worth total

Alumni, parents and friends of SMU from the Fort Worth area have committed more than $9 million toward SMU’s Second Century Campaign, boosted by two leadership gifts for the Department of Art History in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts.

Securing the Future: Leadership gift for cyber security institute, innovation gym

A $7.75 million gift from Darwin Deason, founder of Affiliated Computer Services, will launch the Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security and support the Deason Innovation Gym in SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering. Deason’s gift provides a $5 million endowment,

Creating a Taos campus center

A $2.5 million gift from trustee David B. Miller ’72, ’73 and Carolyn Miller will help fund a new $4 million campus center at SMU-in-Taos in New Mexico. The Center will feature a large, open gathering space for students and

Moody Coliseum and Miller Event Center Opening Events

Cutting the Ribbon A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the expanded and renovated Moody Coliseum and new Miller Event Center was held as part of SMU’s December Commencement ceremony December 21. Moody Family and Moody Foundation Miller Family Attends December 17 Celebration

Moody Magic: Renovated Moody Coliseum and new Miller Event Center open

An expanded and renovated Moody Coliseum and the new Miller Event Center officially opened at SMU’s December Commencement ceremony December 21, and the University ushered in a new era at Moody with a historic win in the first basketball game

SMU Centennial Gifts for the Holidays

SMU’s centennial merchandise features great gifts for Mustangs: SMU: Unbridled Vision, a stunning picture book of the SMU campus Centennial puzzle, richly detailed and showcasing SMU SMU centennial bicycle, classic and cool from Villy Bikes And more! For a complete

Events encourage Campaign giving

The support of alumni, parents and friends throughout the United States has been a crucial factor in SMU’s continuing rise as a top educational institution. As the SMU Calendar demonstrates, the University is committed to engaging SMU’s extended family in