News & Announcements

Meet the May Mustang Champions

Southern Methodist University recognizes 4 outstanding student-athletes every month through the Mustang Champions program. Nominations come from both ADSA (Academic Development of Student-Athletes) and athletics staff. These awards celebrate student- athletes who:  Strive for excellence: This could be through improvement in academics, athletics, or both.  Live the S.P.I.R.I.T. of SMU Athletics: S.P.I.R.I.T. stands for the […]

Writing Center Lounge Adds Student Art

Our first rotating art pieces are up and running in the Writing Center.  Currently, we are displaying artwork by Nastya Shyvilka.  Not only a talented artist and President’s Scholar, Nastaya works in the A-LEC as a Russian and biology tutor.  We will have more pieces on display and a bio on Nastaya shortly.  Designed as […]

Summer Forge returns for Summer 2024 with a 29-student cohort 

Following the successful completion of the inaugural Summer 2023 cohort, Summer Forge is back with a cohort of 29 students. Summer Forge provides invited undergraduate students with financial, academic, and social support to accelerate their path to on-time graduation.     Invited students receive up to 8 paid semester credit hours over May, Summer, and/or August terms. […]

Lunch and Learn at the Summer Research Symposium

The Office of Engaged Learning invites you to attend the Summer Research Symposium this June and July. The Symposium is a weekly speaker series highlighting research by SMU faculty and invited guests. These “lunch and learn” events are open to the community. June 12: Dr. Beth Wheaton-Páramo, Economics June 19: Dr. Peng Tao, Chemistry June […]

Save the date for #1Day4Dallas on October 12

Join the Office of General Education at Engage Dallas’ 4th annual fall day of service, #1Day4Dallas!The Residential Commons fall service day, known as #1Day4Dallas, is an annual tradition in which every Residential Commons participates in service around their community-identified need on the same day. Each Residential Commons will have a goal of meeting the needed […]

Updated Division of SAES organization charts

AY23-24 is coming to a close, and AY24-25 brings with it several organizational changes! As announced at the Division of Student Academic Engagement and Success (SAES) meeting in February, these organizational changes will take place on June 1. We’ve refreshed our organization charts to reflect these changes and posted them on the SAES website. A […]

A-LEC is Awarded International Certification from College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)

  Southern Methodist University is pleased to announce that the Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC) has been awarded certification as a Level I certified tutor training program by the internationally recognized College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). For more than thirty years CRLA has been a leader in learning assistance, reading, and academic support programs […]

Welcome Jordon Smith, Our New Senior Academic Counselor!

We are thrilled to welcome Jordon Smith to the Academic Development of Student-Athletes (ADSA) team! Jordon joins us as a Senior Academic Counselor working with Football and Women’s Basketball, bringing a wealth of experience and passion for student-athlete success. Jordon’s journey in academic support for athletes began in 2023 as an Academic Counselor at the […]

2024 Summer Research with Engaged Learning

Summer undergraduate research is off and running with the Office of Engaged Learning! 37 SMU students will be participating in the fourth annual Summer Research Intensive, working alongside 25 faculty members in the Cox School of Business, Dedman College, Dedman School of Law, Lyle School of Engineering, and Simmons School of Education and Human Development. […]