alum news

Calling All Mustangs! Tele-Pony Students Want To Talk With You

On any given night, the student “voices” of Tele-Pony gather in a call center on campus for an experience that allows alumni to share personal stories and offer advice to today’s students, while helping their alma mater thrive in its second century.

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SMU Alumnus Plays Endearing Deputy On Longmire

Adam Bartley, who earned a bachelor’s degree in theatre from SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts in 2001, plays the endearing Deputy Ferguson, known as “The Ferg,” on the A&E series Longmire.

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New Library Resources Available For SMU Alumni

A new portal for SMU Libraries Alumni Services and additional offerings for alumni are now available through Central University Libraries.

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SMU Alumna Roza Essaw Awarded Mortar Board Fellowship

SMU alumna Roza Essaw ’13 is the recipient of a 2013 Mortar Board Fellowship. Essaw majored in political science, communication studies and human rights at SMU. In the fall, she will pursue a master’s degree in human rights at the London School of Economics in England.

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SMU Alumna Makes ‘Merry War’ In Joss Whedon Film

Actress Amy Acker ’99 stars in “Much Ado About Nothing,” a new film directed by Joss Whedon that opened in more than 200 theaters nationwide on Friday.

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Alumni Talk ‘Epic’ Collaboration And The Magic Of Imagination

SMU alumni James V. Hart ’69 and William Joyce ’81 started a conversation in 1999 that ends up on the big screen May 24 when Epic, their new animated fantasy-adventure film, opens in theaters around the country.

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Paul Stookey concert on campus May 19 to benefit Hugworks

Hugworks, a nonprofit organization offering music therapy for children of all ages, will present “An Afternoon with Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary” at 3 p.m. May 19 at SMU’s Greer Garson Theatre.

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Catching up with five friends from the Class of 2012

Catch up with five members of the Class of 2012, who remained in the Dallas area to start their careers or continue their education at SMU.

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Wild about Harry: Alumni’s sons cast in Meadows opera

Colin Beaton, 13, the son of Julia ’84 and Ross Beaton, and Hunter Parkhill, 13, the son of Karen ’87 and Jeff Parkhill, will take turns playing the role of the mischievous Harry, described as the “village brat,” in the opera Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten. SMU’s Meadows Opera Theatre will present the comedic masterpiece February 7-10.

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Alumni make beautiful music together in West Point Band

SMU alumni Nick (M.M. Horn Performance ’06) and Nicole (B.M. Horn Performance ’07, M.M. studies ’07-’08) Caluori completed graduate studies at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, married in 2008 and now perform together in the prestigious West Point Band.

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