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Celebrate SMU at the 2013 President’s Picnic May 23

Even after Commencement, SMU staff members will have plenty of reason to party on the green University lawns: The Staff Association and President R. Gerald Turner invite all SMU staff members to the 2013 Staff Appreciation Day and President’s Picnic. The traditional post-Commencement celebration takes … Continue reading

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Staff Development Day 2013 takes place Thursday, March 21

SMU staff members can learn more about everything from PhotoShop to the Fondren Library media collection at the 2013 Staff Development Day Thursday, March 21 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center. Continue reading

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SMU reads for the United Way; 2012 campaign ends Dec. 31

SMU faculty and staff members celebrated a once-in-a-century day with DISD school children on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. About 50 members of the University community visited Julian T. Saldivar Elementary School near Bachman Lake for Dallas Reads! 12-12-12. The participants read to and … Continue reading

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Nomination deadlines extended for 2012 SMU staff awards

This post was originally published Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. The nomination deadlines for SMU’s 2012 Presidential Staff Recognition Awards and Loretta O’Reilly Hawkins Award have been extended for one week. Nominations for all awards will now be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. The … Continue reading

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Five honored with 2012 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards

The Faculty Senate honored five exemplary SMU staff members with 2012 Faculty Senate Outstanding Staff Awards at its last meeting of the academic year May 2. In addition to the award, each honoree received a tote bag containing items ranging from stationery and season tickets … Continue reading

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SMU’s 9th annual Relay For Life scheduled for April 13-14, 2012

More than 2,000 SMU community members will walk all night to raise money and awareness for cancer research during the University’s 9th annual Relay For Life cancer fundraiser. The 2012 event takes place from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday, … Continue reading

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SMUSA hosts 2012 Staff Night at the Dallas Stars March 24

The SMU Staff Association has arranged discount tickets for a Dallas Stars hockey game to celebrate 2012 Staff Night at the Stars Saturday, March 24, in American Airlines Center. The Stars, currently in position to make the playoffs for the first … Continue reading

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SMU staff member talks fitness with First Lady Michelle Obama

Bicycling has its benefits, but this one’s a rarity: Having First Lady Michelle Obama invite you to lunch to talk about it. That’s what happened to SMU’s Andrea Roberts, events coordinator for Development and Alumni Affairs Reunion Programs. She and … Continue reading

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Five staff members receive awards at 2012 Recognition Ceremony

Four exceptional SMU staff members received 2011 President’s Staff Recognition Awards during the 2012 Staff Recognition Ceremony in McFarlin Auditorium. The honors recognize individuals who have shown outstanding performance, commitment, and ability. In addition, the Staff Association presented the 2011 … Continue reading

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Recognition ceremony kicks off 2012 Staff Development Day Feb. 16

The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) will present achievement awards and recognize outstanding University employees during its 11th annual Staff Association Assembly and Recognition Ceremony beginning at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in McFarlin Auditorium. A reception precedes the event at 10 a.m. President R. Gerald … Continue reading

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