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SMU graduates Abena Marfo ’22 and Briana Morales ’21 shared with the Dallas Morning News their challenges and successes as first-generation students at SMU

Dallas Morning News What first-generation North Texas students face: Grads share their stories Abena Marfo’s mother was always adamant about education. After moving to Texas from Ghana, her mom wasn’t able to pursue her own college degree as she juggled work in preschools with raising two girls by herself. She encouraged her daughters to earn […]

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Dallas Morning News Publisher Grant Moise to Deliver SMU’s Commencement Address

SMU News Grant Moise, publisher and president of the Dallas Morning News, will be the featured speaker at SMU’s May Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 14. The outdoor ceremony, scheduled for 9 a.m. at Gerald J. Ford Stadium, will be streamed live at https://www.smu.edu/live. “There are few executive-level jobs more challenging than guiding a major metropolitan news organization […]

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Save the Date: SMU’s 107th Commencement Weekend is May 13 and 14, 2022

The activities that make up Commencement Weekend showcase some of the University’s best traditions and are designed to recognize the pride we all feel in our students’ accomplishments. The spirit of community combined with our celebration of the individual is what makes SMU’s Commencement a special time. Schedule of events  

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Congrats to the Grads!

December Commencement is at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, December 18, 2021. Watch live via smu.edu/live.

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Congrats Grads!

We are looking forward to celebrating you on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 6:30 pm in Ford Stadium. For more information please visit smu.edu/DCMaygrads.

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Whitney Wolfe Herd to speak at Commencement

SMU News Originally Posted: Marche 21, 2021 DALLAS (SMU) – Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and CEO of Bumble Inc., became the youngest woman to take a company public when she celebrated the initial offering of her dating app shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market in February. The 31-year-old entrepreneur and SMU alumna will draw lessons from […]

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Watch the December Commencement Convocation Live

December 19, 1pm: December Commencement Convocation – The ceremony will be in Ford Stadium at 1 p.m. for students and their guests. We encourage all others to join us online for the live broadcast.

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SMU’s 104th Commencement Weekend

SMU’s 104th Commencement Weekend is May 17 and 18, 2019. The activities that make up Commencement Weekend showcase some of the University’s best traditions and are designed to recognize the pride we all feel in our students’ accomplishments. See the event schedule here Watch both ceremonies live @ www.smu.edu/live Baccalaureate Service 8:00 p.m. Friday, May […]

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Doug Parker Featured Speaker at SMU’s May Commencement

SMU News Originally Posted: May 1, 2019 Doug Parker, chairman and chief executive officer of American Airlines Group Inc. and its subsidiary, American Airlines, will be the featured speaker during SMU’s May Commencement Convocation at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in Moody Coliseum. “We talk about entrepreneurial spirit quite a bit here on the Hilltop, […]

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December Commencement Convocation is Saturday, December 15

SMU News Originally Posted: December 10, 2018 December Commencement is at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 15th. Watch the ceremony live @ www.smu.edu/live. On Saturday morning, the all-University Commencement Convocation assembles degree candidates from all of SMU’s schools and professional programs. The ceremony takes place in Moody Coliseum on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. Students […]