Tag Archives: Second Century Campaign

SMU graduates honor Jeremy Adams with endowed professorship

Two SMU graduates are showing appreciation for a professor who made a lasting impact on their lives by establishing an endowed professorship in his honor. The $1.25 million gift from Stephen L. and Kathryn Hedges Arata of Dallas will create … Continue reading

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2012-13 Faculty-Staff Campaign goes for gold in Sept. 5 kickoff

SMU’s 2012-13 Faculty-Staff Campaign kicks off with an Olympic-sized celebration 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports. “Giving For the Gold” will feature food, beverages, Olympic-themed games and prizes. SMU President R. Gerald Turner will give his remarks at … Continue reading

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Marriott gift creates Meadows endowed professorship fund

A new gift of $1 million will create the Marriott Family Endowed Professor Fund in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts. SMU parents John W. Marriott III and his wife, Angela C. Marriott, as well as John’s father, J. Willard … Continue reading

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$5 million gift will establish Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute

A new $5 million gift from the Dedman family and The Dedman Foundation will create the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. The new institute will bring together faculty and students from the humanities, … Continue reading

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Loyds make $5 million gift toward SMU’s Residential Commons

Paul B. Loyd Jr. ’68 and his wife, Penny Requa Loyd, are continuing their longtime support of SMU with a $5 million gift toward one of five new Residential Commons buildings designed to enhance SMU’s living-learning environment. Their gift was … Continue reading

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Gift from Crain Foundation to provide Centennial Promenade at SMU

A gift from The Crain Foundation will help create a pedestrian walkway linking SMU’s Hughes-Trigg Student Center on the north with the new Residential Commons complex to be built on the southern end of the campus. The Crain Family Centennial … Continue reading

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$5 million gift will help renovate SMU’s Memorial Health Center

SMU’s 52-year-old Memorial Health Center is set to receive a major upgrade, and it will be renamed in honor of the distinguished Dallas pediatrician and University alumnus whose foundation is making it possible. The Dr. Bob and Jean Smith Foundation … Continue reading

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Make a gift by Dec. 31, 2011, get a tax deduction (and a pony)

Don’t forget to make your gift to SMU’s Campaign for Faculty and Staff by New Year’s Eve – and join nearly 1,100 faculty and staff members who have already shown their support of the University by making a gift this academic year. … Continue reading

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Tune In: Happy birthday, Simmons Hall

On Sept. 23, 2011, the SMU community celebrated the first birthday of Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall, which was dedicated during Family Weekend 2010 Annette Caldwell Simmons, President R. Gerald Turner and Leon Simmons Dean David Chard joined faculty, staff and … Continue reading

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Tune In: SMU dedicates Centennial Quad and new interactive exhibit

SMU’s Second Century celebration gained new momentum Sept. 9, 2011, with the dedication of the R. Gerald Turner Centennial Quadrangle, the Cooper Centennial Fountain and the Gail O. and R. Gerald Turner Turner Centennial Pavilion, as well a new interactive … Continue reading

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