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A Chance to Make a Real Splash

A new SMU Aquatics Center is slated for construction on the University’s East Campus and will serve as the future home of Mustang men’s and women’s swimming and diving. The new facility, which replaces historic Perkins Natatorium, will include a

Donors Use Centennial Opportunities to Honor Others

On Founders’ Day, April 15, 2016, the SMU community will enjoy the dedication of two transformed spaces on the campus: the Crain Family Centennial Promenade and the Fondren Centennial Reading Room. Donors are taking advantage of the unique naming opportunities

Homecoming Promises a Historic Celebration

Preparations are under way for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of SMU’s 100th anniversary throughout Homecoming Weekend, September 23–26, 2015. “If you have been contemplating a return to your alma mater, the final Homecoming of The Second Century Celebration is one you

Stampede Succeeds: 13,980 undergraduate alumni give in 2014–15

Facing the final opportunity to reach a key goal of The Second Century Campaign, SMU donors came through with record-setting generosity. During the 2014–15 school year, 13,980 undergraduate alumni made a gift to SMU, which represents 26 percent of all

President’s Message: August 2015

Thank you to the many donors who helped us achieve one of our key Second Century Campaign goals: 25 percent alumni giving in a single fiscal year. Reaching this new University record for giving had previously eluded us. This year,

World Changers in Chicago

SMU-in-Taos hosts Cultural Institute

Clements gift endows Taos directorship

When friends and supporters of SMU-in-Taos gathered at the New Mexico campus July 17 to celebrate the opening of the Carolyn and David Miller Campus Center, the event also underscored more than four decades of visionary support from the late

Taos centerpiece dedicated: Miller Campus Center to serve as key gathering space for SMU-in-Taos campus

SMU-in-Taos added an essential gathering space for campus and community groups when the Carolyn and David Miller Campus Center was dedicated July 17. Lead donors David B. Miller ’72, ’73 and Carolyn L. Miller, other donors and their families and

Founders’ Day Festivities: Commemoration highlights Meadows Museum’s 50th anniversary