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SMU continues its Centennial celebration during 2015 Founders’ Day Weekend April 16-18

The SMU community celebrates its fifth Founders’ Day Weekend with football, faculty talks, a President’s briefing, and a tribute to Meadows Museum’s 50th anniversary. The festivities take place April 16-18, 2015 around the main campus. The weekend begins Thursday, April 16 with the annual Golden … Continue reading

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SMU Relay For Life 2015 exceeds fund-raising goal

SMU held its 12th annual Relay for Life on Saturday, April 10-11, from 6:30 p.m.-11:30 a.m. During the overnight fundraising walk, tables and tents filled the Boulevard as more than 1,500 students and community members came out to raise awareness and funds in the … Continue reading

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Nomination deadline for Staff Recognition, Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Awards extended to Feb. 6, 2015

UPDATE: The SMU Staff Association has announced an extension of the deadline for staff award nominations to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Originally published Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. The SMU Staff Association is accepting nominations for the 2014 Presidential Staff … Continue reading

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Sports: Chad Morris introduced as new SMU head football coach

Football: Former Clemson offensive coordinator and Texas high school football coach Chad Morris was introduced as the new head football coach at SMU at a press conference on Monday, Dec. 1. Morris was named AFCA National Assistant Coach of the … Continue reading

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SMU faculty, staff to join Interfaith Housing Coalition for 2014 Stampede of Service Nov. 7

To kick off the weekend that precedes Homecoming 2014, SMU faculty and staff members will participate in a volunteer day as part of the University’s annual Stampede of Service. Volunteers will meet at United Way partner agency Interfaith Housing Coalition (IHC) from 8:30 a.m.-noon Friday, … Continue reading

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Staff Association presents 2014 Variety Show Tuesday, Oct. 28

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) presents its 2014 Staff Variety Show on Tuesday, Oct. 28, and seats are still available. Hosted by the award-winning Jenna Skyy, the luncheon and performances begin at noon in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom. The luncheon costs $9.99 per person and … Continue reading

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Sports: Men’s Soccer makes return to NSCAA/Continental Tire Division I Coaches Poll

Men’s Soccer: The men’s soccer team continued their last-minute heroics when first-year defender Bryce Clark scored his first career goal with 19 seconds left in overtime to lift his team over Temple 2-1 on Saturday, Oct. 11 in Philadelphia. The … Continue reading

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Faculty Senate honors five with 2014 Outstanding Staff Awards

SMU’s Faculty Senate honored five outstanding staff members with 2014 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards during its last meeting of the academic year on Wednesday, April 30. In addition to the award, each honoree received a tote bag containing items ranging from gift certificates to performance passes to SMU Basketball T-shirts. … Continue reading

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Time to celebrate at the 2014 President’s Picnic Friday, May 23

SMU staff members will unofficially kick off the Memorial Day 2014 weekend with a party Friday, May 23, on the south lawn of Clements Hall. The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) and President R. Gerald Turner host the 2014 President’s Picnic 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The traditional post-Commencement celebration features picnic food favorites and several … Continue reading

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Nominations now being accepted for 2013 SMU staff awards

UPDATE: Nomination deadlines for all 2013 staff awards have been extended to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. Find links to award criteria and nominating materials in this post. Originally published Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 The SMU Staff Association is … Continue reading

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