SMU’s centennial is celebrated with fireworks following the football game in Ford Stadium.
Spectators enjoy the SMU vs. James Madison University football game.
SMU President R. Gerald Turner outlines University progress, during the President’s Associates Reception.
A jubilant audience applauds Eli Young Band at the Centennial Countdown Concert in Moody Coliseum.
Students, alumni, parents and friends enjoy The Boulevard.
Members of the Class of 1970 highlight class-giving percentage at their reunion.
The lighting of Dallas Hall previewed a gift from SMU’s Alumni Board. SMU’s oldest building will be lighted every evening in honor of the University’s second century.
A morning worship service in Perkins Chapel began the day celebrating SMU’s centennial.
Homecoming Queen Blake Ann Seeker ’16 and King Austin Brown ’16.
An oversized representation of Robert S. Hyer, SMU’s first president, marches in the Homecoming parade.
Homecoming parade marshals and Second Century Celebration Co-chairs Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler ’48 and Carl Sewell ’66.
President Turner announces The Second Century Campaign exceeds its $1 billion goal, during the ceremony commemorating SMU’s centennial in McFarlin Auditorium.
Libby Wood, on campus for her Class of 1975 reunion, celebrates with a friend after winning a two-year lease on a ruby red 2015 Mustang, following the SMU football game. The car was provided by Bob Tomes and Barbara Utter Tomes ’78, of Bob Tomes Ford in McKinney, and their son, Brandon Tomes ’07.
Members of the Centennial Host Committee, alumni, parents, faculty, staff and students take part in a formal processional to McFarlin Auditorium as part of SMU’s centennial commemoration ceremony.
Alumni attend schools’ academic open houses, including a class in the Deason Innovation Gym in the Lyle School of Engineering.
Second Century Campaign volunteers meet to discuss campaign success and future plans.
Mini-Mustangs show their SMU spirit on The Boulevard.
Pigskin Revue features the Mustang Band and students in musical, dance and comedy performances.
Alumni Board Chair Peter A. Lodwick ‘77, ‘80 with DAA recipients Billie Ida Williamson ’74, Donald F. Jackson ’63, Bess Fraser Enloe ’60, Emerging Leader Awardee Michael W. Waters ’02, ’06, ’12 and President Turner.
Student volunteers help with the Brighter Bites community pantry as part of Centennial Stampede of Service.
Mustang quarterback Matt Davis ’17 in action against the James Madison University Dukes.
Students cheer on the Mustangs.
A float with the theme “Rediscovering the Treasures of SMU” takes top honors in the Homecoming parade.
Members of the SMU family come together for a community picnic on the Clements Hall lawn following the centennial commemoration ceremony.
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