Daily Archives: March 21, 2014

Reflections: Our purpose as travelers

Immersion Leader: Dr. Carlos Cardoza-Orland One of the essential elements contributing to the transformative character of this immersion was the leadership of Dr. Carlos Cardoza-Orlandi, Professor of Global Christianities and Mission Studies at Perkins School of Theology. The scope of his knowledge about a constellation of issues related to Cuba, augmented by his own heritage and personal experiences as a native Puerto Riqueño, was invaluable. More importantly, his authentic personhood, so clearly visible in his transparent love and appreciation for the people of Cuba, invited us and opened us to the opportunity of entering into the experience in ways that words fail to fully express. Table Talk at Matanzas Seminary More or less midway through our [...]

2014-03-21T15:06:41+00:00 March 21st, 2014|Perkins School of Theology in Cuba|

The thrill of victory

SMU Guildhall Executive Director Gary Brubaker (center) with the winning Kraven Manor team, all smiles after the Intel University Games Showcase at GDC 2014. We're bringing home both trophies! What a day! Two SMU Guildhall student game teams (Kraven Manor and Hymn of the Sands) were named finalists in the Intel University Games Showcase, a competition which awards $20,000 in hardware grants to the winning school(s). Twelve games were judged on best gameplay and best visuals and the Guildhall team that produced Kraven Manor won BOTH! Intel will be providing $20,000 worth of hardware to our program. How amazing is that?!? We are so proud of both teams and congratulate all of the members of the Kraven Manor [...]

2014-03-21T13:44:25+00:00 March 21st, 2014|Guildhall at GDC 2014|