Get Involved at SMU!

2020-04-22T15:52:38-05:00 Apr 22, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Student Organizations|

Hey y’all! My name is Christian Hammond, and I’m a junior ambassador here at SMU studying biology and political science with minors in European studies and French. I’m originally from Memphis, Tennessee, so SMU and Dallas were an amazing fit for me: southern hospitality combined with all the opportunities and amenities that an incredible city [...]

SMU Homecoming 2019

2020-04-15T12:08:55-05:00 Apr 15, 2020|Ambassadors, Athletics, Campus Life, Spirit and Traditions, Student Organizations|

Last year, I had the privilege of serving as the Homecoming Chair for SMU. Homecoming is a special time for SMU when the entire community of students, faculty, alumni and university neighbors come together to celebrate a time of togetherness and school spirit. My committee and I planned a fun filled week with a pep [...]

Why I Chose SMU!

2020-04-13T11:20:42-05:00 Apr 13, 2020|Academics, Ambassadors, Campus Life, Careers|

SMU has given me... an outstanding education. inspiring friends who will make a difference in the world. the opportunity to push myself to higher achievement. experiences with a variety of accomplished people in the world. travel to gain education in various locations. connection with the local Dallas community. internships with top companies, such as Amazon. [...]

SMU, Service, and (Connor) Saeli

2020-04-09T09:47:48-05:00 Apr 9, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Life Around Dallas, Student Organizations|

Hey everyone! My name is Palmer, and I am a sophomore studying Public Relations and Advertising. I am originally from California, but I live in Lexington, Kentucky, now. Dallas is the perfect blend of the big city culture of Los Angeles and the southern hospitality of the Bluegrass state. Some of the best and most [...]

SMU Res Life Survival Guide

2020-03-31T10:58:43-05:00 Mar 31, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Residence Life and Student Housing|

Hi everyone! My name is Cristina Mauldin, and I’m a senior here at SMU! I’m on the Pre-law track with majors in Spanish and Education and minors in Philosophy and Religious Studies. I’m originally from Mansfield, TX (about 26 miles Southwest of SMU), and I currently serve as a Resident Assistant in Armstrong Commons! I’m [...]

What I Miss Most About SMU

2020-03-27T12:07:28-05:00 Mar 27, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, General, Life Around Dallas, Uncategorized|

Hey guys, I'm Zac from San Diego,CA majoring in Finance and Corporate Communication & Public Affairs. College students across the country are struggling with the reality that their time on campus has been cut short. I know for me; it has been hard to walk away from the friendships that I have made here, especially [...]

Asosiación de Empresarios Mexicanos

2017-11-30T09:29:09-06:00 Nov 30, 2017|Campus Life, Student Organizations|

The past couple of years have been exciting for Latino students at SMU. This is because SMU recently inaugurated its chapter of AEM (Asosiación de Empresarios Mexicanos), an organization that aims to connect Latino students interested in business with each other, as well as with entrepreneurs from across the world. Even though this is a [...]

Wild about SMU: Family Weekend 2017

2017-11-29T09:31:04-06:00 Nov 8, 2017|Athletics, Campus Life, Lyle School of Engineering, Spirit and Traditions|

SMU Family Weekend is one of my favorite weekends of the school year! It’s always an exciting weekend filled with great company, the best food and countless laughs. I love getting the chance to show my family around the place I call my home away from home. My parents have made the trip from South [...]

Movies Are Better With 100 of Your Best Friends

2017-11-29T09:07:44-06:00 Oct 25, 2017|Campus Life, Residence Life and Student Housing|

I am an RA in one of the Residential Commons on campus and one of my favorite events that my commons, Morrison McGinnis (Momac for short), puts on every semester is Momac at the Movies. For this event Momac rents a theater at the Angelika, an independent theater that is about a seven minute walk [...]

Culture on Campus

2017-11-29T08:29:50-06:00 Oct 15, 2017|Campus Life, Meadows School of the Arts, Student Organizations|

SMU has some of the most entertaining cultural and artistic experiences on a college campus through our Meadows School of the Arts. Over the course of the semester, you could easily catch performances in dance, vocal performance, studio art and orchestra. A while ago, I had the opportunity to see the Cézanne String Quartet’s final [...]

Rising in Ranks from Varsity to Club Sports

2017-11-29T08:27:36-06:00 Sep 28, 2017|Athletics, Campus Life, Student Organizations|

Four year varsity football. Four year varsity track and field. First Team All-State athlete. And after all that in high school, NOT a collegiate varsity athlete. Why? Near the end of high school, I was seriously considering the possibility of playing varsity football at my future college. Every time I weighed the pros and cons, [...]

My Favorite Dining Hall Hacks

2017-11-29T08:27:09-06:00 Sep 22, 2017|Campus Life, General, Residence Life and Student Housing|

I have been on an SMU meal plan for the past three years and I can genuinely say there are some undeniable perks involved with eating on campus. First and foremost, there is absolutely no required cooking. SMU offers all the home cooked meals a student could want in both dining hall locations, Umphrey Lee [...]

An English Major among Engineers

2017-11-29T08:27:56-06:00 Sep 18, 2017|Academics, Campus Life, Lyle School of Engineering|

I can remember the first time I heard the job title “Maker.” It was from a friend who referenced a man he knew who would make custom objects for a living. “What!?” I asked, “you can make a living off of just making random things for people?” To say I’m a handy person is an exaggeration [...]

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