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The Impact of Giving

Recent gifts to The Second Century Campaign have provided support for all three of The Second Century Campaign’s priorities, helping enhance faculty and academic excellence, student quality and the campus experience. Gift for new dining commons Anita and Truman Arnold

Capital projects update

Expanding and enhancing SMU’s special campus is a primary goal of The Second Century Campaign. A new phase of construction that began in spring 2012 is transforming the southeast section of campus and helping lay the groundwork for an extraordinary

Record Turnout Marks Family Weekend

Medal of Freedom Presented

Campus map highlights new facilities

To aid campus visitors and prospective students, as well as in preparation for the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in spring 2013, SMU has produced a highly detailed, 3D campus map. In addition to showing existing structures,

Centennial Cornerstone

Loyds Fund Student Housing

Gift supports Residential Commons Complex SMU Trustee Paul B. Loyd, Jr. ’68 and his wife, Penny Requa Loyd, have provided a gift of $5 million to build a Residential Commons, one of five new residential buildings under construction as part

Gift supports SMU’s new Residential Commons

May 10, 2012 DALLAS (SMU) – Paul B. Loyd Jr. ’68 and his wife, Penny Requa Loyd, are continuing their longtime support of SMU with a $5 million gift to build a Residential Commons, one of five new residential buildings

Enriching the campus experience: Wave of new projects continues Hilltop transformation

New complex for Mustang tennis The storied history of SMU’s men’s and women’s tennis includes more than a dozen Southwest Conference team championships, a Conference USA championship, appearances in NCAA tournaments, a number one national ranking and countless individual honors.

Building for the Future: Centennial Master Plan expands on founders’ vision

Even as the University’s founders crafted the master plan for the campus in 1912 they envisioned a place that would evolve with the times. When asked when SMU would be completed, Robert S. Hyer, the University’s founding president, replied, “After