Category Archives: Centennial Celebration

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

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Fall events highlight campus growth

Fall events helped highlight SMU’s celebration of campus development, commemorated throughout 2012. The events also represented part of the ongoing Second Century Celebration, marking the centennials of SMU’s founding in 1911 and opening in 1915. Celebrating campus growth As part

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SMU: Unbridled Vision

Purchase your copy of SMU: Unbridled Vision. This stunning picture book showcases the majestic beauty of the SMU campus in more than 160 pages of dramatic, new photography. Available today at

Centennial Reunions to Kick off During Homecoming

SMU will hold the first in a series of special Centennial Reunions during the upcoming Homecoming weekend, November 3-6. Centennial Reunions, slated to take place each year throughout SMU’s centennial commemoration period, 2011-2015, will include a number of new events

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Centennial Hall: SMU’s Second Century of Achievement

Opening September 2011, Centennial Hall in the lower level of Hughes-Trigg Student Center is SMU’s new visitor center for the centennial years 2011-2015. Including visitor amenities and meeting and event spaces, the hall features an interactive exhibition highlighting SMU’s illustrious

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Centennial Commemoration Supports Campaign Goals

SMU’s multiyear centennial commemoration, marking the anniversaries of SMU’s founding and opening, is geared to supporting The Second Century Campaign by involving alumni, parents and friends in a range of special events and engaging them in SMU’s future progress. The

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Campaign Q&A: Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler ’48 and Carl Sewell ’66

Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler and Carl Sewell serve as co-chairs of The Second Century Celebration Organizing Committee. Each formerly served as chair of SMU’s Board of Trustees, and each currently serves as a trustee. Campaign Update spoke to Mrs. Altshuler

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Endowments to Fund Faculty, Scholarships

In commemoration of SMU’s Second Century Celebration, donors will have a special opportunity to create endowed faculty positions and endowed scholarships with an immediate impact as well as an enduring legacy. The Board of Trustees has established new centennial endowments

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President’s Message

A century ago, an extraordinary group of church and civic leaders founded a university on the Texas prairie. Today, SMU stands as a testament to the founders’ vision, a great international university with top students and faculty and world-class facilities.

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Centennial Reunions Planned

Events emphasize engagement, participation As the SMU community prepares for the five-year celebration of the University’s centennial, plans are under way for a series of enhanced class reunions to help mark the occasion and further engage alumni. The University’s Centennial

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