Author Archives: Kathleen Tibbetts

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OE2C news from Project: SMU

We’ve added a new Initiatives page for Contract Administration. The information provides you with an overview of this initiative, its mission objectives, project leadership and more. Visit the page via this direct link. > Visit Project: SMU – Operational Excellence for … Continue reading

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SMU community joins the 2014 Dallas Heart Walk Sept. 13

SMU students, faculty, staff members and alumni are pounding the pavement of downtown Dallas to raise awareness about heart health and wellness. Teams of walkers representing several areas of the University community will take part in the 20th annual Heart Walk Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The … Continue reading

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SMU Guildhall brings action, expertise to 2014 Big (D)esign Conference

The Guildhall at SMU is bringing big-game action to Dallas’ 2014 Big (D)esign Conference Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6. Software development faculty member Squirrel Eiserloh provided a demonstration of the Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator on Friday, in which six conference attendees received training for their designated … Continue reading

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Tune In: ‘Mustang Minute’ captures magic moments at SMU

A new series by SMU Video Communications Manager Myles Taylor captures the excitement of the academic year in 60 seconds or less. The Mustang Minute will explore every corner of the campus to offer Taylor’s unique view of University events, … Continue reading

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Anthony Herrera named executive director of Cox School’s Latino Leadership Initiative

SMU Cox Executive Education has announced the selection of Anthony Herrera as executive director for its Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI). Herrera will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the SMU Cox Latino Leadership Initiative, which works with the university and the … Continue reading

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Faculty/staff tickets available early for 2014 SMU-Texas A&M football

Due to high demand for tickets to the SMU-Texas A&M football game on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, SMU Athletics will distribute faculty and staff tickets next week instead of on game day. Faculty and staff members can pick up SMU-TAMU … Continue reading

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OE2C project aims to streamline contract administration process

SMU’s OE2C project has identified its next initiative: to update and streamline the University’s contracting processes. To meet this goal, an SMU team “will seek to update risk policies to streamline the contracting process and to create a prioritization system … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Back to school in brief, Aug. 22, 2014

Welcome to the 2014-15 academic year, SMU community! Here are some Fall 2014 dates to remember: Opening Convocation and Common Reading discussion: Sunday, Aug. 24 First day of classes: Monday, Aug. 25 General Faculty Meeting: 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27 Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 1 (University offices … Continue reading

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SMU OE2C announces first initiative: travel and entertainment policy and tools

A 10-member SMU team representing various campus constituents has scheduled a demonstration of new tools to improve the way the University plans for and reimburses travel and entertainment expenses. The vendors will visit campus to present their capabilities on Thursday and Friday, Sept. … Continue reading

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Simmons School’s Michael Harris named director of SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence

Michael Harris, associate professor in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership of SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, has been named director of the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence. He began his new duties on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. … Continue reading

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