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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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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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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 honors outstanding achievement at 2012-13 Extravaganza

SMU faculty, staff, administrators and students were recognized with teaching awards, service honors and the University’s highest commendation, the “M” Award, at the 2013 Awards Extravaganza Monday, April 15. 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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