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Unique SMU Programs Help Veterans Transition to the Classroom and Workplace

DALLAS (SMU) – While serving as an amphibious assault vehicle operator in far-flung locations ranging from Jordan to Haiti to Somalia, Victor Acosta ensured that his fellow Marines made safe transitions from ship to shore. Inspired to enlist in the Marines by his older sister, a veteran of both the U.S. Army and Air Force, […]

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Career Professional Education

Invest in Your Future with SMU CAPE Instructor James Wigen

Instructor Spotlight: James Wigen  Investing is one of the best ways to grow your wealth, protect your earnings from inflation and save for retirement. Unfortunately, investing can be confusing and you may not know where to start or what investments to pursue to reach your financial goals. According to Nerd Wallet, only 43% of Americans […]

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Career Professional Education

Unlock Efficiency with Value Stream Mapping

Discover the essence of value stream mapping – a powerful tool for business optimization. Learn what it is and how it can revolutionize your process flows.

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Career Professional Education

Engage the Changing Workforce with Opportunities to Learn and Grow

Author Gretchen Rubin considers September “the other January.” The end of summer and the new school year offer opportunities to start fresh, even if you haven’t been a traditional student for many years. Encourage your employees to take advantage of a seasonal clean slate and to expand their knowledge and skills. While some researchers estimate […]

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Career Professional Education

What is Six Sigma? Methodology, Origin & Goals

What is Six Sigma? Dive into the goals of Six Sigma methodology and learn the history and practicality of this powerful data-driven business approach.

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Career Professional Education Student Success

How the SMU CAPE CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificate Program Helped James Achieve His Career Goals

Earning a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification can be a great way to boost your career and your earning potential. When James Woodall decided to get his CFP®, he was looking for an education that would give him the tools to excel. “I truly love this profession and fight for my clients as they deserve […]

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Test Prep

Skipping the SAT and ACT? 5 Reasons You Should Reconsider

The college application season is upon us, and if you are a rising senior you are probably asking the same big question as your peers: should I take the SAT or ACT? Whether you struggle with tests, are planning on applying to colleges with test-optional policies or you just don’t want to spend the extra […]

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Career Lean Six Sigma Professional Education

Benefits of Lean Six Sigma: Maximizing Efficiency

Discover the individual and enterprise-level benefits of Lean Six Sigma, and how to get started on the path toward increased efficiency and productivity.

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Career Lean Six Sigma Professional Education

The Business Value of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

Discover the significance of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training and its role in driving organizational efficiency and process improvement.

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Career Lean Six Sigma Professional Education

What is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt? Organizational Benefits

Discover what a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt role entails and why prioritizing Black Belt training can help organizations improve process efficiency.

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Career News Professional Education Student Success

AT&T, SMU Collaboration Merges Summer Boot Camp and Internships to Grow Data Science Workforce

Data Science Scholars Program is opening career pathways for more women and underrepresented students Dallas (SMU) – A groundbreaking new collaboration between telecommunications giant AT&T and SMU is going to deliver high-level training, practical experience and a potential employment offer in the field of data science for a group of university students who are spending […]

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Veterans

SMU Earns 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School Designation

SMU announced that it has earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey with 665 earning special awards for going above the standard. The 2022-2023 Military Friendly® […]