The extraordinary achievements, outstanding character and community leadership of SMU’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni and Emerging Leader make us all proud to be Mustangs. We hope you will join us Thursday, September 30 for a ceremony and dinner in their honor to launch Homecoming festivities.
A $4 million gift from Mark ’87 and Jennifer Styslinger ’86 and the Altec/Styslinger Foundation will shape and sustain future tennis champions in the newly named Styslinger/Altec Tennis Complex.
We celebrate this loyal Mustang for his service as SMU Alumni Board chair, 2018 to 2021.
Watch Whitney Wolfe Herd ’11, founder and CEO of Bumble, delivering the address at May Commencement, and enjoy photos of golden moments as the classes of 1970 and 1971 gathered at graduation and for their 50-year reunion.
Our students perfected the pivot while earning degrees. Now they’re ready to use their know-how to do a world of good. Learn more about some of our outstanding recent grads.
Check out more great stories and videos about the people, projects and events making news on the Hilltop.
SMU’s 106th All-University May Commencement Convocation will celebrate our newest grads and honor alumni from the classes of 1970 and 1971. Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd ’11, the youngest woman to take her company public in the U.S., will deliver the address. The ceremony begins at 8 a.m. in Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
A $15 million gift from Sharoll and Bryan S. Sheffield ’01 to SMU’s Edwin L. Cox School of Business will empower future entrepreneurs by creating new technology-equipped collaborative spaces.
Enjoy this roundup of interesting stories and videos highlighting some of the people and events making news on the Hilltop.
Petya Kertikova ’11 took a leap of faith and came to SMU on an athletics scholarship. After earning a journalism degree, she returned to her native Bulgaria and now reports on other former ex-pats leading improvements in her homeland.