Tag Archives: SMU Centennial

Dallas Hall celebrates 100 years on the Hilltop

On a chilly Thanksgiving Day in 1912, several thousand people gathered on a hill six miles from downtown Dallas. They had traveled by car and chartered train to celebrate the laying of the cornerstone of Dallas Hall, an event The Dallas … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2012 DAA winners, Emerging Leader Oct. 25

Four philanthropic, civic and business leaders will receive SMU’s 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards in a ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 on the University’s Main Quad. The DAA Award is the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates. … 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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SMU centennial party continues with 2012 Founders’ Day festivities

SMU celebrates 2012 Founders’ Day Weekend April 20-21 with events ranging from a movie night on the quad to a “Picnic With the Profs” to Family Day at Meadows Museum. The public festivities begin Friday, April 20 with groundbreaking for the University’s new Residential Commons … Continue reading

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Economic impact report shows SMU’s influence in DFW region

To commemorate the anniversary of its founding 100 years ago with the support of Dallas, SMU has prepared a report detailing the impact of the University on the city as a return on investment. Titled “Dallas and SMU: The Power … 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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Centennial items stand out in SMU’s 2011 holiday gift list

From a toy Peruna stocking stuffer to a gift certificate for a landscape painting class in Taos, SMU may have the perfect gift for a special person. Find a list under the link….

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SMU celebrates a Centennial Homecoming Nov. 3-6, 2011

SMU celebrates its 2011 Centennial Homecoming Nov. 3-6 with milestones and memories. The festivities begin Thursday, Nov. 3, with the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards. In addition to the Mustangs’ football game against Tulane, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will serve as grand marshal … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2011 Distinguished Alumni and Emerging Leader Nov. 3

Business leaders, a philanthropic community leader and an innovative entrepreneur will receive SMU’s 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates. This year’s recipients include Ike Griffin (’57), president of Horizon Communities in Prison; David B. Miller (’72, … Continue reading

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Alumni works highlight SMU’s 2011 Fall Dance Concert Nov. 2-6

The Division of Dance in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts salutes the centennial of the University’s founding in 1911 by showcasing works choreographed by eight distinguished alumni at its 2011 Fall Dance Concert, Nov. 2-6 in the Bob Hope … Continue reading

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