Category Archives: Gifts

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

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

$1 million gift from the Clements Foundation will support the position of the William P. Clements, Jr. Endowed Executive Director of SMU-in-Taos.

The Miller Campus Center at SMU-in-Taos will be a gathering place for campus and community groups

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

Planned gifts help SMU and elevate individuals’ campaign giving

Gifts to SMU through trusts and estates have provided a cornerstone of security for the University throughout its lifetime, contributing to SMU’s financial stability and ensuring ongoing support for a range of priorities. Donors who notify SMU of a planned

Engraved plaques to recognize campaign donors

The names of the most generous Second Century Campaign donors will be engraved for display on permanent plaques to be unveiled in spring 2016. The campaign, the most successful and transformative fundraising initiative in SMU history, is slated to end

Yearly giving challenge gains momentum

Donors charged past two spring campaign participation goals as part of the Join the Stampede giving challenge, putting SMU within reach of achieving an overall goal of 25 percent alumni giving in 2014–15, the final fiscal year of The Second