Category Archives: Community News

The Park Cities and Lake Highlands parades on July 4

See a slide show of scenes from the 4th of July festivities in the Park Cities and Lake Highlands. SMU participated in both parades.

SMU Women’s Basketball coaches are #Chillin4Charity

The SMU Women’s Basketball coaches decided recently to #chill4charity in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. The foundation is committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women’s cancers.

Mustang student-athletes log 2,340 community service hours

SMU student-athletes logged 2,340 community service hours in the 2013-2014 academic year. This focus on community outreach gives SMU student-athletes a chance to make a difference.

New SMU Family Law Clinic to provide community service

A donation of $4 million to SMU’s Dedman School of Law will endow the new VanSickle Family Law Clinic to provide free legal help for Dallas-area residents as well as essential skills training for Dedman Law students.

4th of July Parades include SMU entries

SMU will join in area Independence Day celebrations with entries in two parades on July 4 – the Rotary Club of Park Cities parade and the Lake Highlands Exchange Club parade. SMU also will have booths at festivities following the parades on a day that promises fun

Mayor’s Summer Reading Club launches

The Dallas Mayor’s 2014 Summer Reading Club launched June 7 with special events at various branch libraries, as well as an SMU-sponsored Summer Author Series.

Basketball players promote asthma screening

Shawn Williams and Nick Russell of the SMU Men’s Basketball team helped the Health and Wellness Alliance for Children promote an asthma screening at Jubilee Park Community Center.

SMU alumni among DBJ’s ’40 Under 40′

The Dallas Business Journal honored its “40 Under 40″ business professionals at a special event on May 29. Among those singled out for recognition were several SMU alumni . . .

Campus Events Calendars

Following are links to SMU-related event calendars: Key 2014 SMU Dates Aug. 25: First day of classes for Fall Oct. 25: Family Weekend Nov. 15: Homecoming Dec. 1: Celebration of Lights SMU Main Events Calendar Schools Meadows School of the Arts

Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

SMU’s Perkins School of Theology i sco-sponsoring the Fifth Annual Summer Institute on Theology and Disability, June 16–20, 2014. The theme of this year’s event is “Caring Theologically and Thinking Pastorally: Disability as a Critical Question and Questioner.”

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