Category Archives: Save the Date

Nomination deadline for Staff Recognition, Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Awards is Jan. 30, 2015

The SMU Staff Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Presidential Staff Recognition Awards and Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Award until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The Presidential Staff Recognition Awards “recognize the contribution and excellence of staff employees to SMU,” and the nomination and selection … Continue reading

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Nominations now open for SMU’s 2014-15 All-University awards

The floor is open for the SMU community to nominate students, faculty and staff members for some of the University’s highest honors. The deadline for nominations in the 2014-15 All-University awards is noon Friday, Feb. 27. Criteria and an online nomination form are available for … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: The Spring 2015 term at a glance

Welcome back! SMU’s 2015 Spring Term begins Friday, Jan. 16 – a few important dates at a glance: Friday, Jan. 16: First day of classes for the 2015 Spring Term Monday, Jan. 19: Martin Luther King Day (University closed). SMU celebrates MLK Day … Continue reading

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Save Wednesday, Jan. 21 for SMU’s Spring 2015 General Faculty Meeting

The Spring 2015 General Faculty Meeting will take place Wednesday, Jan. 21 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theater. A reception will begin at 3 p.m. in the the theater foyer, and the meeting will begin at 3:45 p.m. Faculty Senate President Jody Magliolo will give … Continue reading

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SMU Staff Association continues 2014 Holiday Toy Drive through Friday, Dec. 19

Continuing its traditional holiday service project, the SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) is hosting a Holiday Toy Drive for its United Way Partner, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC).   SMUSA is accepting new, non-violent, unwrapped toys ranging from board games to remote control cars. The … Continue reading

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SMU Libraries’ 2014 Food for Fines program continues through Friday, Dec. 19

SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) is giving students, faculty and staff members with overdue charges an opportunity to help the community while saving some cash. During the 2014 Food for Fines program, CUL will accept food donations for the North Texas Food Bank in return for … Continue reading

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Attention authors: Tell SMU News about your new books

Faculty, staff, students and alumni: Did you publish a general-interest book in 2014? SMU News is seeking information on your publications for possible inclusion in its end-of-year holiday book list. Director of Online Communications Gary Shultz has made it easy: … Continue reading

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SMU to break ground on Dr. Bob Smith Health Center on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

On Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, SMU will break ground for the new Dr. Bob Smith Health Center, a 33,000-square-foot center designed to provide comprehensive outpatient health care to more than 11,000 SMU students throughout each school year. A $5 million gift … Continue reading

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SMU Woman’s Club raises scholarship funds with cookbook project; recipes accepted until Dec. 15, 2014

The SMU Woman’s Club is seeking festive and favorite recipes from all over the University community for a cookbook project to benefit its scholarship fund. All recipes are welcome, including side dishes, main courses, desserts, sweets, food gifts, game-day snacks, kosher and ethnic treats, and … Continue reading

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Extra discounts at the SMU Bookstore during 2014 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days Dec. 3-5

Save money on your holiday shopping at the SMU Bookstore during 2014 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Days. From Wednesday, Dec. 3 through Friday, Dec. 5, present your faculty/staff SMU ID at the cash register to receive an extra 15% off all regular-price items – a … Continue reading

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