SMU Alumna Michelle Merrill ’06, ’12 Receives Solti Foundation Award

SMU Alumna Michelle Merrill ’06, ’12 Receives Solti Foundation Award

Michelle Merrill ’06, ’12, assistant conductor of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, is among 11 recipients of 2016 Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Awards for young conductors with promising careers. Merrill is in her second season as assistant conductor and Phillip and Lauren Fisher Community Ambassador with the symphony.

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Jennifer Burr Altabef ’78, ’81: ‘Scholarships changed my life’

Jennifer Burr Altabef ’78, ’81: ‘Scholarships changed my life’

The story of Jennifer Burr Altabef’s life could have been very different. If not for scholarship support, she might never had made it to the Hilltop. Now a successful attorney, she says, “The simple truth is that scholarships change lives.”

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SMU Alumna’s Dazzling Designs Win Spot In Belk Showcase

Jewelry maker Ali Howell ’86 is among 13 winners of the second annual Belk Southern Designer Showcase. Howell, the founder

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