Carter Hopkins ’04

Carter Hopkins ’04

Carter Hopkins recently published The Lincoln Prophecy, a thriller that features a fictional SMU law professor as the protagonist with much of the action taking place on the Hilltop and around Dallas.

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Patrick Yack ’74

Patrick Yack has been named executive director of the Florida Public Broadcasting Service.

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Jonathan Childers ’02, ’05

Jonathan Childers ’02, ’05

Jonathan Childers, partner, Lynn Pinker Cox Hurst, LLP, has been named a “2016 Lawyer on the Rise” by Texas Lawyer.

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Carl Pankratz ’03, ’06

Carl Pankratz ’03, ’06

Carl Pankratz, vice president of originations, Hunt Mortgage Group, has been honored by the Texas House of Representatives for his service to the City of Rowlett.

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Must-see Photos: Homecoming 2016

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2016 was a jam-packed celebration of Mustang pride from beginning to end. The festivities began with the Distinguished Alumni Awards gala on Thursday, November 3, and concluded with worship services on Sunday, November 6.

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Olympic Medalists Michael Carter ’83 And Daughter Michelle Carter Served As Parade Grand Marshals

Olympic Medalists Michael Carter ’83 And Daughter Michelle Carter Served As Parade Grand Marshals

Olympic medalists Michael Carter ’83 and his daughter, Michelle Carter, led the Homecoming Parade on November 5 as grand marshals. SMU alumnus Michael Carter won the silver medal in the shot put in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, and Michelle Carter made U.S. athletic history when she became the first woman to win gold in the shot put in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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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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