Category Archives: Save the Date

Busy weekend in store for SMU’s Class of 2017

Classes begin Monday, Aug. 26 for SMU’s 2013-14 academic year, and new students will have a busy weekend making themselves at home on the Hilltop. Highlights of activities for the Class of 2017, at a glance: Saturday, Aug. 24 4 … Continue reading

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Campus law enforcement accreditation team to visit SMU

An invited team of assessors from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) will examine all aspects of SMU Police Department policy, procedures, management, operation and support services in September, SMU Police Chief Rick Shafer announced today. The … Continue reading

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Celebrate SMU at the 2013 President’s Picnic May 23

Even after Commencement, SMU staff members will have plenty of reason to party on the green University lawns: The Staff Association and President R. Gerald Turner invite all SMU staff members to the 2013 Staff Appreciation Day and President’s Picnic. The traditional post-Commencement celebration takes … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for 2013 Commencement May 17-18

SMU observes its 98th Commencement May 17-18 with events for students, faculty, alumni and the entire community. Former U.S. Senator from Texas Kay Bailey Hutchison will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18, to be held on the University’s historic Main … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Commencement countdown, May 13, 2013

The entire SMU community is preparing for Commencement 2013. Here is a look at some of the big events: May 17-18: Class of 1963 Reunion. The newest Golden Mustangs celebrate 50 years. May 17: Baccalaureate Service and Rotunda Recessional, 8 p.m., McFarlin … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for Bush Presidential Center opening

SMU is preparing to celebrate the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center and welcome the worldwide visitors who will attend dedication events on campus April 24-26, 2013. The Bush Center, located on a 23-acre site on the east side of campus, … Continue reading

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SMU seeks full participation in Protection of Minors program

SMU President R. Gerald Turner has requested that all University employees complete an online training program on their responsibilities under Texas law to report suspected child abuse. The course, “Program for the Protection of Minors,” requires approximately one hour to complete … Continue reading

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SMU Honors Day 2013 is Monday, April 15

SMU celebrates the high achievements of students, faculty and staff members with two ceremonies that take place every third Monday of April. This year’s Honors Day Convocation and Awards Extravaganza take place on the afternoon and evening of Monday, April 15, 2013. > 2013 Honors Day Convocation … Continue reading

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SMU prepares for Founders’ Day 2013, Bush Center dedication

SMU President R. Gerald Turner sent the following information to students, faculty and staff regarding SMU Founders’ Day and the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center: April 2013 will be a month for history-making at SMU, as the George W. … Continue reading

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