It may sound cliché, but I give to the Faculty and Staff Campaign to give back to SMU. This year I am giving to the memorial fund in honor Jeff Kennington. Jeff was instrumental in bringing me to SMU, guiding me through the process of building a career here, and exemplified what makes SMU in general, and the Lyle School in particular, such a great place to work.  Donations to the fund will help name Jeff’s office in Caruth, which will serve as a lasting and tangible tribute to an extraordinary member of the SMU community who meant so much to so many of us.




Eli V. Olinick
Associate Professor
Department of Engineering Management, Information, and Systems
Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering