Tune In: Students get ready for Common Reading 2010

Common Reading 2010 videoAt 2:30 p.m. Aug. 22, SMU faculty, staff members and incoming first-year students will take part in the 2010 Common Reading discussion. Eva Parks of SMU News visited with the University’s student AARO leaders and captured their thoughts on Zeitoun by Dave Eggers. Click through to YouTube to watch the resulting video. video

AARO season opens with Ice Cream Social June 25

Ice cream sundae stock photoSMU’s New Student Programs and Division of Enrollment Services kick off the 2010 orientation season with the traditional AARO Ice Cream Social, 2:30-3:30 p.m. June 25 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons.

The entire University community is invited to enjoy a free sundae (and priceless community bonding) as SMU prepares to welcome hundreds of new students through its Academic Advising, Registration and Orientation programs. Faculty and staff members can also meet the 2010 Orientation Leaders and watch a brief presentation at 3:30 p.m.