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SMU breaks ground on Harold Clark Simmons Hall

SMU broke ground on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 for the second building in the University’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development complex. Harold Clark Simmons Hall was funded by a gift of $25 million from Annette Caldwell Simmons and Harold C. … Continue reading

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OE2C project aims to streamline contract administration process

SMU’s OE2C project has identified its next initiative: to update and streamline the University’s contracting processes. To meet this goal, an SMU team “will seek to update risk policies to streamline the contracting process and to create a prioritization system … Continue reading

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SMU announces Meadows dean search committee

SMU has announced the members of a search committee to identify candidates for dean of the University’s Meadows School of the Arts. The 19-member committee includes the chair of SMU’s Board of Trustees; the chair and several members of the Executive Board of … Continue reading

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Simmons Dean David Chard elected chair of National Board for Education Sciences

David Chard, Leon Simmons Endowed Dean of SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, has been elected by fellow board members as chairman of the National Board for Education Sciences, effective immediately. The U.S. Senate approved President … Continue reading

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2014 Simmons Luminary Awards honor advocates for children

Four organizations that advocate for the education and well-being of at-risk children will be honored Thursday, Jan. 23, by SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. The East Dallas Community Schools, TexProtects, the Children’s Defense Fund and … Continue reading

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Michael McLendon named Centennial Chair in Simmons

Michael McLendon, associate dean of SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, has been named the Annette and Harold Simmons Centennial Chair. McLendon, a noted higher education policy and leadership scholar, is the Simmons School’s first Centennial Chair – one … Continue reading

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SMU announces new $25 million gift to the Simmons School

Harold C. and Annette Caldwell Simmons have committed a new gift of $25 million to SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. Their gift will fund a new building for the expanding programs of the school and … Continue reading

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Three education innovators receive 2013 Simmons Luminary Awards

Educators dedicated to promoting evidence-based change for the betterment of students were honored Thursday, Jan. 24 by SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. The Dallas Arboretum; Daniel P. King, superintendent of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo School District in South Texas; … Continue reading

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Dallas mayor, leaders meet at SMU to discuss education May 7

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will join North Texas leaders in a public discussion on the community’s ethical role in supporting public education Monday, May 7, 2012 at SMU. As Mike Miles prepares to take over as DISD superintendent, “From Your … Continue reading

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Dean David Chard named to national education post

The U.S. Senate has approved President Barack Obama’s nomination of David Chard, Leon Simmons Endowed Dean of SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, to the Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences. The … Continue reading

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