SMU faculty and staff members celebrated a once-in-a-century day with DISD school children on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. About 50 members of the University community visited Julian T. Saldivar Elementary School near Bachman Lake for Dallas Reads! 12-12-12. The participants read to and chatted with children in grades ranging from pre-K to 5th in partnership with the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.
The University’s 2012 United Way campaign enters its final days as the tax year draws to a close. The deadline for contributions counting toward this year’s goal of $75,000 is Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. To make a gift, find your customized login code in your United Way reminder e-mail dated Thursday, Dec. 13, and use it at the United Way’s eWay site.