SMU Honors Distinguished Alumni And Emerging Leader

The 2016 Distinguished Alumni are philanthropic leader Sarah Fullinwider Perot ’83, financial services leader John C. Tolleson ’70 and real estate magnate Richard W. Weekley ’67. Kevin Lavelle ’08, founder of a revolutionary men’s clothing company, will receive the University’s Emerging Leader Award.

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Jourdan Michelle Bishop Srouji ’12 and Derek Elias Srouji ’12

Jourdan Michelle Bishop Srouji ’12 and Derek Elias Srouji ’12

Jourdan Michelle Bishop Srouji and Derek Elias Srouji were married on July 16 in Portland, Maine.

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Carolyn Davis ’03

Carolyn Davis was recently appointed the deputy director of the Center for Public Theology at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

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Scott Davis ’00

Scott Davis has been named chief accounting officer and corporate secretary of Synthesis Energy.

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SMU Battles Back For Road Win At Tulane, 35-31

Braeden West rushed for 119 yards and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 1:16 remaining, to complete a 10-point fourth-quarter comeback, and SMU beat Tulane 35-31 October 29 at Tulane.

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SMU Alumna Kamica King ’13 Offers Help And Hope To Homeless

SMU Alumna Kamica King ’13 Offers Help And Hope To Homeless

SMU alumna Kamica King ’13 created the music therapy program at The Bridge Homeless Recovery Center in Dallas, where singing, listening and talking about music helps therapy participants deal with stress, connect with one another and feel accepted for who they are.

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Jim Contardi ’91

Jim Contardi ’91

Jim Contardi has been named CEO of ARCOM, a leader in architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) software solutions that integrate building specification content.

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Cleve Hardman ’77

Cleve Hardman has been named to the board of directors for the National Association of State Outdoor Recreation Liaison Officers (NASORLO).

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SMU Golf Alumna Jenny Haglund ’16 Earns Ladies European Tour Card

SMU Golf Alumna Jenny Haglund ’16 Earns Ladies European Tour Card

Congratulations to Mustang golf alumna Jenny Haglund ’16, who earned her Ladies European Tour card after a successful LET Access Series (LETAS) season. Overall, Haglund ranked second. In 10 events she compiled 23,925.83 points, finishing behind Sarah Schober of Austria.

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SMU Upsets No. 11 Houston, 38-16

Ben Hicks threw for three touchdowns and ran for another score as SMU stunned No. 11 Houston, 38-16, on October 22. SMU defensive end Jarvis Pruitt recovered one of the fumbles and had three sacks in the Mustangs’ first win over a ranked team since beating No. 20 TCU, 40-33, in overtime in 2011.

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