Theodore Kolman ’90

Theodore Kolman ’90

Theodore (Ted) Kolman was recently named a managing director in state and local tax practice for Grant Thornton, based in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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Amster Howard ’63

Amster Howard is the author of Pipeline Installation 2.0, published in 2015.

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SMU Alumnus Kelvin Beachum Jr. ’11, ’12, Steelers OT, Reaches Out To Fans This Father’s Day

SMU Alumnus Kelvin Beachum Jr. ’11, ’12, Steelers OT, Reaches Out To Fans This Father’s Day

Kelvin L. Beachum Jr. ’11, ’12 was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers after graduation from SMU and has been called the smallest left tackle in the NFL with the biggest heart. The first-time father – he and wife Jessica welcomed their first child, daughter Kalena, in November – will spend Saturday in his hometown of Mexia, where he will help the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas launch a mobile food pantry. Read more about his social media campaign that encourages fans to celebrate the joys of fatherhood with him.

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Ryan Holman ’10

Ryan Holman is the developer of four new apps posted in the iTunes App Store.

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David Renshaw ’92

David Renshaw was named the new executive director of Mater Dei Radio in Portland, Oregon. Mater Dei Radio is the

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Eileen Baland ’87, ’97

Eileen Baland was awarded a Master of Fine Arts in Writing degree with a specialization in poetry from Spalding University

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SMU Junior Bryson DeChambeau Qualifies For U.S. Open

SMU Junior Bryson DeChambeau Qualifies For U.S. Open

Fresh from winning the NCAA Individual Championship on June 1, SMU junior Bryson DeChambeau qualified for the 2015 U.S. Open by tying for third in the sectional qualifier in Columbus, Ohio, on June 8, SMU Athletics reports. DeChambeau is the first Mustang in the history of SMU Men’s Golf to earn the NCAA individual title.

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SMU Alumnus Trevor Weichmann ’06 Brings Pony Pride To Saudi Arabia

SMU Alumnus Trevor Weichmann ’06 Brings Pony Pride To Saudi Arabia

Trevor Weichmann ’06 works about 8,000 miles from the SMU campus, serving as the Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH) Epic ASAP Application coordinator in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. However, his heart is never far from the Hilltop. One of the first things he did when he moved into his new workspace was spruce it up with an SMU pennant and a miniature Mustang football helmet.

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Meet Oyster Farm Entrepreneur Greg Martino ’08

Greg Martino earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from SMU’s Cox School of Business in 2008 and is now oyster farming in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. With his brother, Dan, he owns Martino Seafood, which produces Cottage City Oysters. Over the next three years, they expect to sell more than 200,000 oysters for the half shell (raw bar) market.

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Black Alumni Of SMU Honor History Makers, Outstanding Students

Black Alumni Of SMU Honor History Makers, Outstanding Students

Accomplished alumni and students were honored at the fourth annual Black Excellence Ball held this spring as part of SMU’s observance of Black History Month. Black Alumni of SMU joined the Association of Black Students (ABS) to present the celebratory evening that included recognition of the 2015 Black History Makers and Black Alumni Scholarship recipients.

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