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SMU prepares for 2012 Commencement May 11-12

SMU observes its 97th Commencement May 11-12 with events for students, faculty, alumni and the entire community. Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12 in Moody Coliseum and will receive an honorary Doctor of … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Commencement countdown 2012

The entire SMU community is preparing for Commencement 2012. Some major events at a glance: May 11-12: Class of 1962 Golden Reunion May 11: The Guildhall at SMU diploma presentation ceremony May 11: Baccalaureate and Rotunda Recessional May 12: Faculty Breakfast and Distinguished University Citizen … Continue reading

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SMU honors outstanding achievement at 2011-12 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 2012 Awards Extravaganza Monday, April 16. On the same day, the University honored its best students at … Continue reading

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SMU honors high achievement during 2012 spring ceremonies

As the 2011-12 academic year draws to a close, SMU celebrates with two ceremonies honoring some of its most distinguished faculty, staff and students. This year’s Honors Day Convocation and Awards Extravaganza take place on the afternoon and evening of Monday, April 16, 2012. Jodi Cooley, … Continue reading

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Condoleezza Rice will be SMU’s 97th Commencement speaker

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will deliver the address at SMU’s 97th Commencement ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, in Moody Coliseum. SMU expects to award approximately 2,100 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the University-wide ceremony. … Continue reading

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Tune In: An SMU trustee’s advice to December 2011 graduates

The SMU community celebrated the graduation of about 950 students in ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 17, with business and civic leader Carl Sewell (’66) as the featured speaker. “SMU is your university,” Sewell told the graduates and their families and friends gathered in SMU’s … Continue reading

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December 2011 brings the festive season at SMU

December 2011 brings a flurry of festivity to the Hilltop, including some of SMU’s most beloved annual traditions. Save the dates for these events: • On Thursday, Dec. 1, SMU’s Perkins School of Theology celebrates its Advent/Christmas Worship Service in Perkins Chapel with readings … Continue reading

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Tune In: SMU celebrates with the Class of 2015

SMU President R. Gerald Turner welcomed SMU’s centennial Class of 2015 with a bit of University history and a timely reminder about its motto. Click the YouTube screen to watch his address in full. > Read a transcript of President … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Back to school in brief, Aug. 22, 2011

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Join the celebration: SMU Commencement 2011

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