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Category Archives: hilltop giving
One of SMU’s oldest and most distinguished academic departments will have new resources to support the growing impact of its research and teaching, thanks to a gift of more than $10 million from the Hon. Roy M. Huffington (’38) of Houston.
With a $3.6 million gift to establish the C. Vincent Prothro Biological Sciences Initiative, Dedman College has its first endowed chair in this field of science.
The former assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition, Delores Etter was named director of SMU’s new Caruth Institute for Engineering Education and will fill the new Texas Instruments Distinguished Chair in Engineering Education.
SMU basketball has a new MVP: the $13-million, 43,000-square-foot Crum Basketball Center.
A $1 million gift to Perkins School of Theology by Erroll (’50, ’51) and Barbara Cook Wendland (’55, ’86) reflects their dedication to church and humanitarian causes.
SMU alumni put their money where their hearts are during Reunion weekend in November.
Gifts of all sizes to SMU can affect the diversity of programs offered, attract high-quality students and support faculty teaching and research.
74 women were honored through “Remember the Ladies!,” a project of SMU’s Archives of Women of the Southwest.
A new $3 million gift to SMU’s Cox School of Business will fund programs addressing the growing need for professionals who handle alternative asset investments.
A drugstore lunch counter across campus on Hillcrest used to be a popular gathering spot for students to enjoy burgers, shakes and camaraderie. In the Sixties, the store’s new owner – Harold Simmons – often flipped burgers himself when short on staff. Then a fledgling businessman in his late twenties, Simmons went on to become one of the most successful entrepreneurs and investors in Texas history.