Calendar Highlights: Oct. 12, 2010

Dallas Mavericks

Calendar Highlights: Oct. 12, 2010

Champ, the Dallas Mavericks mascotWe’re having a party: Refreshments, free stuff, live music by SMU student Julian Spearman and special appearances by the Dallas Mavericks – plus the Mavs Dancers, ManiAACs and mascot Champ (right) – will be served at the 2010 Hughes-Trigg Student Center Birthday Celebration. The party takes place noon-1 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Hughes-Trigg Commons and is open to the entire SMU community. For more information, contact Mariana Sullivan, 214-768-4498.

Hooping it up: The winningest coach in NCAA Division I men’s basketball history, Bobby Knight, will be the next speaker in the 2010 SMU Athletic Forum. The event takes place noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas. Tickets are $60 each. For more information, contact Brittany Timmerman, 214-768-4314.

Forward thinking: SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering presents Aart de Geus (’85), chairman and CEO of Synopsys Inc., in the inaugural lecture of the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in Vester Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall. A reception follows at 4 p.m. RSVP online or contact Erin Sutton, 214-768-2874.

In McFarlin Auditorium:

Punjabi Virsa 2010Oct. 15: Square Peg Productions presents a capella singing group Straight No Chaser at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at Ticketmaster.

Oct. 16: Stars of Punjabi music take the stage in the Punjabi Virsa 2010 concert tour at 7 p.m. For ticket information, contact Penny Sidhu, 682-225-4500, or Jagraj Singh, 972-951-0005.

Oct. 20: AEG Live presents folksinger, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens at 8 p.m. Tickets are available online at Ticketmaster.

October 12, 2010|Calendar Highlights|

Dallas Mavericks to hold 2008 training camp on campus

Crum Basketball CenterThe Dallas Mavericks have announced the details of their 2008 training camp, which will be held on the Hilltop. The Mavs will kick off training camp with their annual Media Day at 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at American Airlines Center.

The team will practice at SMU daily beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30. All practice sessions will be held in the Crum Basketball Center.

“We are excited to hold this year’s training camp at one of the nation’s best collegiate athletic facilities,” President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Donnie Nelson said. “We look forward to working with Steve Orsini, Matt Doherty and the rest of our friends at SMU. Over the last few years, President (R. Gerald) Turner has developed a world-class facility that is nothing short of extraordinary, and the Mavericks are proud to hold our camp there.”

Read Coach Doherty’s response at the SMU Athletics website

September 26, 2008|News|
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