SMU Receives Historic Gift from Simmons for School

SMU donors, Annette Caldwell Simmons ’57 and Harold C. Simmons

Harold C. and Annette Caldwell Simmons have committed a new gift of $25 million to the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at SMU. Their gift will fund a new building for the expanding programs of the school and support three new endowed academic positions. The new facility will be named Harold Clark Simmons Hall, in honor of Mr. Simmons, at Mrs. Simmons’ request. Read more here.

New Master’s Degree in Sport Management Launches

Michael Lysko, professor of practice, directs the new Master of Science in Sport Management.

SMU Simmons and Cox collaborate in offering a new graduate degree in sport management. For the latest coverage in The Daily Campus, read more here.

SMU’s Master of Science in Sport Management degree is a full-time, 12-month program designed for students who have a passion for the business of sport and who aspire to hold senior-management positions in the multi-billion dollar sports industry. The program is led by sport management professionals with decades of executive experience in a wide range of segments including professional leagues and teams, media and broadcasting, marketing and sponsorship, facilities and sports equipment and apparel. Students will learn important business skills from faculty at the SMU Cox School of Business, ranked nationally by leading business journals.