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SMU celebrates 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

SMU will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,100 students at its 99th annual Commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. This year’s Commencement speaker, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, is noted for his work to improve the quality of life … Continue reading

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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will deliver address at SMU’s 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will deliver the address at SMU’s 99th all-University Commencement. The ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. The ceremony, including Rawlings’ address, will be broadcast live at smu.edu/live. Elected mayor in June 2011, Rawlings immediately … Continue reading

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SMU names three honorary degree recipients for 2014

Three outstanding individuals, including a current and a former SMU professor, will receive honorary degrees at the University’s 99th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson and Methodist historian Richard P. Heitzenrater will receive honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degrees. SMU law … Continue reading

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SMU hails outstanding achievement at 2013-14 Awards Extravaganza, Honors Convocation

SMU faculty, staff, administrators and students were recognized with teaching awards, service honors and the University’s highest commendation, the “M” Award, at the 2014 Awards Extravaganza Monday, April 21. > See images from Honors Convocation 2014 at SMU News On the same day, the University … Continue reading

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Three cheers: SMU Honors Day 2014 is Monday, April 21

Every third Monday in April, SMU takes a day to celebrate the high achievements of students, faculty and staff members in two different ceremonies. This year’s Honors Convocation and Awards Extravaganza take place on the afternoon and evening of Monday, April 21, 2014. > 2014 … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates 2013 December Commencement in renovated Moody Coliseum Dec. 21

The SMU community will celebrate the graduation of more than 600 students and mark the debut of the newly renovated Moody Coliseum at its 2013 December Commencement Convocation. The ceremony, featuring an official dedication of the new facility, begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, … Continue reading

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Renovated Moody Coliseum, Miller Event Center to open for 2013 December Commencement Convocation

SECOND UPDATE Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, 4:28 p.m.: All extra complimentary faculty/staff tickets for the SMU-UConn Moody Coliseum opener have been distributed. No additional complimentary tickets will be available for this game. A limited number of tickets are available for … Continue reading

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A Monday Celebration of Lights kicks off SMU’s 2013 holiday season

The holiday season goes into high gear at SMU with a rare weekday observance of one of the University’s most beloved annual traditions. Celebration of Lights 2013 is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2 on the Main Quad. The celebration … Continue reading

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Deadline for 2014 honorary degree nominations is Sept. 30

SMU’s Faculty Senate is seeking nominations for the honorary degree class of 2014. Nominees should be individuals “whose uncommon personal accomplishments at home or abroad have served society and the public good, or who enlarge human understanding and enrich human life, in … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Back to school in brief, Aug. 26, 2013

Welcome back, SMU community! Here are some Fall 2013 dates to remember: First day of classes: Monday, Aug. 26 General Faculty Meeting: 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 2 (University offices closed) First Faculty Senate meeting of 2013-14: 3:10-5 p.m. Wednesday, … Continue reading

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