Final Days. Don’t Miss The Abelló Collection At The Meadows Museum

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Paula Roberson ’74

Paula Roberson, Ph.D., has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Dylan Rhea ’98

Dylan Rhea ’98

Dylan Rhea has been named managing director and head of the homebuilding consulting practice for RealFoundations, Inc., a professional services firm focused exclusively on the real estate industry.

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Origin Story: SMU Alumnus Randy Dodgen ’73 On ‘Proclamation’

Origin Story: SMU Alumnus Randy Dodgen ’73 On ‘Proclamation’

Among the many lasting Mustang Band traditions is a drum cadence that was written in the summer of 1972. “Proclamation” was composed by band member Randy Dodgen ’73 and, over 40 years later, it remains a part of pre-game today, helping get the band from the sidelines onto the field. In an interview with the Diamond M Club Newsletter, the modest composer talks about the origin of the signature cadence and the camaraderie of the Mustang Band.

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SMU Alumni Alessio Bax ’96 And Lucille Chung ’03 Named Johnson-Prothro Artists-in-Residence

SMU Alumni Alessio Bax ’96 And Lucille Chung ’03 Named Johnson-Prothro Artists-in-Residence

Award-winning international concert pianists and recording artists Alessio Bax ’96 and Lucille Chung ’03 have been named Johnson-Prothro Artists-in-Residence at SMU Meadows School of the Arts for three years, beginning in fall 2015. Bax and Chung, who are husband and wife, have been serving as adjunct assistant professor and adjunct lecturer respectively for a number of years at SMU.

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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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