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Alumni News 2017-04-04T14:48:26+00:00

Forbes 30 Under 30: Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd ’11

That’s SMU alumna Whitney Wolfe Herd ’11 on the cover of the Forbes 30 Under 30 issue. Herd founded Bumble, “America’s fastest-growing dating-app company,” just three years after receiving a bachelor’s degree in international studies from SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences.

November 17, 2017|

Perkins to honor 2017 Distinguished Alumnus

Michael McKee ’78, resident bishop of the Dallas Area of The United Methodist Church, is the 2017 Distinguished Alumnus of Perkins School of Theology. Cited for “extraordinary and courageous leadership,” McKee will be honored at the annual awards banquet on November 13.

October 30, 2017|

Nominate outstanding alumni for 2018 awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards and the Emerging Leader Award, which recognizes an outstanding Mustang who has graduated within the past 15 years. Return completed forms by December 31, 2017.

October 30, 2017|

SMU alumna on building bridges in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

Just a week before Hurricane Harvey hit, Punam Kaji ’12, an associate with Haynes and Boone, LLP, had relocated from Dallas to Houston. After the hurricane, her inbox was flooded with emails from other lawyers asking “What should we be doing right now to help?” Kaji, a graduate of SMU’s Dedman School of Law, serves as chair of the Asian Pacific Interest Section (APIS) of the State Bar of Texas. APIS recently organized and co-sponsored hurricane relief legal training with a coalition of Bar organizations and community groups at South Texas College of Law–Houston.

October 26, 2017|
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