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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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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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Brick by brick: Centennial pavers help build Faculty-Staff Campaign

SMU faculty and staff members can make their mark on campus – literally – with a gift this year to the Second Century Campaign. Each individual who makes a gift of $100 in honor of the University’s centennial will be … Continue reading

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Tune In: SMU celebrates with the Class of 2015

SMU President R. Gerald Turner welcomed SMU’s centennial Class of 2015 with a bit of University history and a timely reminder about its motto. Click the YouTube screen to watch his address in full. > Read a transcript of President … Continue reading

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Tune In: The SMU year in review, 2010-11

SMU’s 2010-11 centennial year featured epic moments from beginning to end, from groundbreaking for the Bush Presidential Library to fireworks at the inaugural Founders’ Day celebration. Eva Parks of SMU News has packed the excitement into a video year in … Continue reading

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New gift establishes first Endowed Centennial Chair at SMU

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Tune In: Dallas Hall light show celebrates SMU centennial

SMU’s landmark building was a key player in the University’s inaugural Founders’ Day Weekend celebrations in April 2011. For 10 evenings, representing SMU’s 10 decades, Dallas Hall was illuminated in honor of the citizens of Dallas who generously provided the … Continue reading

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