Calendar Highlights: Commencement countdown, May 4, 2010

2009 Baccalaureate line-up outside McFarlin AuditoriumThe countdown to Commencement 2010 has begun – some major events at a glance:

May 14-15: Class of 1960 Golden Reunion
May 14: Baccalaureate and Rotunda Recessional
May 15: Faculty Breakfast and Distinguished University Citizen Awards presentation
May 15: All-University Commencement
May 15: School and departmental diploma ceremonies

> Learn more at the Registrar’s Commencement 2010 website
> Read more about U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, the 2010 Commencement speaker

Save the date: Make plans now for the 2010 Staff Appreciation Day and President’s Picnic. The annual celebration takes place 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 20 on the south lawn of Clements Hall.

Making art at the Meadows: SMU’s Meadows Museum hosts the second Drop-In Art event centering on its Royal Splendor in the Enlightenment exhibition. Las Manitas takes place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 8. Visitors are invited into the museum’s education studio to create their own works of art in activities designed for families and children of all ages. Participation is first-come, first-served and is free with museum admission. For more information, call 214-768-4677.