Tag Archives: community involvement

Former executive director of Hip-Hop Theater Festival joins SMU

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts has appointed Clyde Valentín to develop and lead new programs that will integrate artistic practices with community engagement in Dallas and other urban centers across the country. Valentín most recently served as executive director … Continue reading

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Running teams wanted: 2013 SMU Cox Corporate Relay Challenge

Interested in participating in the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon, but shrink from the thought of running all 26.2 miles? SMU’s Cox School of Business invites all University faculty and staff members to join forces and conquer one of Dallas’ landmark events. … Continue reading

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DMN editorial praises SMU’s academic rise, increasing diversity

SMU received high praise for its increasing diversity and academic excellence in an editorial published in The Dallas Morning News’ Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 edition. The paper describes the entering-class average SAT score of 1302 as “part of SMU’s sometimes-overlooked academic rise. … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates Constitution Day 2013 with food, prizes

SMU celebrates good citizenship with food, fun and prizes at the 2013 Constitution Day observance 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons. The event is cosponsored by the Office of the Provost, Central University Libraries, Hughes-Trigg Student Center and the Office of Student Affairs. … Continue reading

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SMU Libraries host 2013 CUL Cookout April 16-17

To celebrate National Library Week – as well as SMU’s Year of the Library – Central University Libraries and the Office of Information Technology will serve up snacks and share information at the 6th annual CUL Cookout April 16-17, 2013. All-beef hot dogs, veggie dogs, popcorn, cookies and other … Continue reading

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Students attend Clinton Global Initiative University event April 5-7

Six SMU students are attending the 6th annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) at Washington University in St. Louis April 5-7, 2013. Former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, head of the Clinton Foundation, will … Continue reading

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SMU hosts series of sustainability events throughout April 2013

Free campus screenings of two popular environmental documentaries April 4-5 and the return of SMU’s Engineering and Humanity Week April 6-12 are highlights of a month of sustainability-themed events that will underscore the celebration of Earth Day 2013 on Monday, … Continue reading

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2013 SMU Women’s Symposium minds the age gap March 6

For its 48th anniversary, the SMU Women’s Symposium is using a new format to explore age-old questions about the differences and common ground among generations. Associate Professor of Management and Organizations Ellen Jackofsky and senior art history major Bekah Boyer will participate … Continue reading

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SMU joins the Clinton Global Initiative University Network

SMU has joined Ohio State, Tuskegee University, Brown, Cornell and the University of California-Berkeley as one of 23 members of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Network – a consortium of colleges and universities that support, mentor and provide … Continue reading

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SMU reads for the United Way; 2012 campaign ends Dec. 31

SMU faculty and staff members celebrated a once-in-a-century day with DISD school children on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. About 50 members of the University community visited Julian T. Saldivar Elementary School near Bachman Lake for Dallas Reads! 12-12-12. The participants read to and … Continue reading

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