Students, alumni, faculty and staff celebrate SMU’s 2008 Homecoming, “Rolling Out the Red Carpet,” this week through Nov. 9.
Events include picnics, open houses, tailgate parties on The Boulevard and the 76th annual Pigskin Revue, presented by the Mustang Band, at 8:15 p.m. Nov. 7 in McFarlin Auditorium. The Homecoming game against Memphis begins at 2 p.m. Nov. 8 in Ford Stadium.
The University honored 5 leaders in business, technology and community service with SMU’s 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award Nov. 6. The 2008 DAA Award recipients are Darrell Lafitte (’54), Malcolm Morris (’68), Gary Pittman (’53), and Richard Ware (’68). Richie Butler (’93) received the 2008 Emerging Leader Award, which recognizes an outstanding alumnus or alumna who has graduated within the last 15 years.