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Tune In: SMU December Graduation 2012

The SMU community celebrated the graduation of more than 700 students at the 2012 December Graduation in Moody Coliseum. Civic and philanthropic leader Caren Prothro, chair of the SMU Board of Trustees, delivered the address. Prothro has served as chair … Continue reading

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December Graduation 2012 is set for Saturday, Dec. 15

The SMU community will celebrate the graduation of hundreds of students at its 2012 December Graduation on Saturday, Dec. 15. Civic and philanthropic leader Caren Prothro, chair of SMU’s Board of Trustees, will be the featured speaker. Ceremonies will begin at 10 … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Dec. 4, 2012

Winter Break is nearly here – the end of 2012 (and beginning of 2013) at a glance: Dec. 3: Last day of instruction Dec. 4-5: Reading days Dec. 6-12: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) Dec. 14: The Guildhall at SMU Winter … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates the 2012 holiday season

The December holidays deliver some of SMU’s most beloved annual traditions. Save the dates for these 2012 events: • The Student Foundation’s 2012 Celebration of Lights begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, on the University’s Main Quad. More than 100,000 decorative lights … Continue reading

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Deadline for 2013 honorary degree nominations is Sept. 26

SMU’s Faculty Senate is seeking nominations for the honorary degree class of 2013. 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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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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