Tag Archives: Homecoming

Calendar Highlights: Back to school in brief, Fall 2016

Welcome to the 2016-17 academic year! Here are a few Fall 2016 dates to remember. Continue reading

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SMU reaches $1 billion Second Century Campaign goal; announcement made during Centennial Convocation

SMU President R. Gerald Turner has announced that SMU Unbridled: The Second Century Campaign has reached its $1 billion goal ahead of schedule. He delivered the news on Thursday, Sept. 24, at the University’s Centennial Convocation in McFarlin Auditorium. > Read the full text of … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates 100 years on the Hilltop with Centennial Homecoming Sept. 23-27, 2015

SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first classes on campus with the 2015 Centennial Homecoming Sept. 23-27, 2015. The Centennial theme, “Hundredth on the Hilltop,” honors the University’s history and the achievements of its students, alumni and faculty. Hosted and organized by the SMU Student … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2015 DAA, Emerging Leader Award winners on the Hilltop’s 100th birthday, Thursday, Sept. 24

SMU will honor four leaders in philanthropy, business and civic life with the highest honor the University can bestow upon its graduates. The 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner and ceremony begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24 on the Main Quad. The … Continue reading

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A giant undertaking: Larger-than-life SMU legends walk the Hilltop for Centennial Homecoming, Sept. 23-27, 2015

Ten towering puppets representing giants in SMU history will make special appearances during the University’s Centennial Homecoming festivities, Sept. 23-27, 2015. Created by Emmy Award-winning Dallas artist Gretchen Goetz, the larger-than-life SMU Giants will walk, wave, and in the case of one … Continue reading

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Centennial Week features launch party for new biography of legendary SMU professor Harold Jeskey

The late Harold Jeskey retired from teaching in 1979, but he never forgot his love for SMU’s students – or its athletic teams. And his students never forgot him – or his signature red ties. SMU will help celebrate the publication of … Continue reading

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Preview: SMU’s Centennial Homecoming, Sept. 23-27, 2015

SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first day of classes on the Hilltop with nearly a full week of festivities and a Centennial Homecoming weekend full of special events. > Check out the full schedule of SMU Centennial Homecoming … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates Year of the Faculty during 2014 Homecoming Nov. 13-16

SMU celebrates the Year of the Faculty during 2014 Homecoming Nov. 13-16, honoring the contributions of the University’s esteemed faculty members as teachers and researchers. The Homecoming parade theme, “Dynamic Duos: Better Together,” salutes powerful partnerships, including SMU’s relationship with … Continue reading

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SMU honors 2014 DAA, Emerging Leader Award winners in pre-Homecoming ceremony Thursday, Nov. 13

Originally posted Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. SMU will honor four leaders in philanthropy, business and civic life with the highest honor the University can bestow upon its graduates. The 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner and ceremony begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, … Continue reading

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Homecoming 2013 features ‘Many Stories, One Tradition’

SMU celebrates Homecoming 2013 with events throughout the week leading to Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 25-27. The week includes new events such as Canstruction and old favorites such as Pigskin Revue. Canstruction is a new Homecoming philanthropy event in which all participating … Continue reading

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