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Alumni Events

See longtime friends and make new ones. At these upcoming SMU alumni events, you’ll meet up with other SMU alumni for informative lectures, University updates, fun and fellowship.

After the event, check back to see the photo album and the memories you made. And visit SMU's Photography website for more photos of SMU events.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
5:30 p.m. CT

All Alumni - From SMU to UBER: A Conversation with Leandre Johns '02
Come listen and participate as Thomas DiPiero, Dean of Dedman College, interviews Leandre Johns, General Manager of Uber Technologies for North and West Texas. Leandre was a Hunt Scholar and Psychology major at SMU. More recently, he was named one of Dallas’ “10 Most Eligible Men” by D Magazine. The conversation will cover his SMU experience and how it has paved the way to his current role. Following the interview, Mr. Johns will take questions from the audience. Room 306, McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Taipei Alumni, Parents and Friends - SMU Brings the Hilltop to Taipei
SMU Director of International Development and Relations Michael Clarke for a cocktail reception recognizing our alumni, parents and friends for their continued generosity and support.  Complimentary drinks and canapés will be served.  This is a free event open to SMU alumni, parents, friends and their guests. Advance registration is required. Please RSVP no later than Friday, April 17. Le Mériden Taipei.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
6:30 p.m. ET

Atlanta Alumni, Parents and Friends - Reception and Campaign Update
Join us for a reception featuring Dr. Frederick Chang, Director of the Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security and Bobby B. Lyle Endowed Centennial Distinguished Chair in Cyber Security and Brad E. Cheves, Vice President for Development and External Affairs. 6:30 p.m. - Reception. 7 p.m. - Remarks. Registration is $20 per person. Buckhead Club.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
7:10 p.m. CT

Houston Alumni - Outing to the Rangers vs. Astros Baseball Game
Join us for the Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers baseball game! Our group will be seated in the Bullpen Box section. A limited number of seats are available. Specific event details will be emailed to all registrants prior to the event. Tickets are $30 per person. Minute Maid Park.

Sunday, May 10, 2015
2:30 p.m. CT

All Alumni - Complimentary Tickets to Mothers' Day at the Meyerson
Featuring the Meadows Symphony Orchestra at the Myerson Symphony Center. To claim your complimentary tickets, call (214) 768-ARTS and use promo code "SMU COMMUNITY." Tickets must be reserved by Wednesday, May 6th.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Noon CT

All Alumni - SMU Hispanic Alumni Awards Luncheon
The Hispanic Alumni of SMU Board cordially invites you to the Second Annual  Awards Luncheon to honor the 2015 Distinguished Hispanic Alumna, Sarah R. Saldaña  '84, director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. We also will recognize this year's student recipients of the Hispanic Alumni Scholarship. Advance online registration is required no later than May 19. Limited seating is  available. Jones Great Hall, Meadows Museum. Business casual attire. $20 per ticket. Parking will be available in the museum parking garage.   Visit to make your gift to the  Hispanic Alumni Scholarship. Questions? Email or call 214.768.ALUM.

Thursday, May 21, 2015
6:00 p.m. CT

All Alumni - A Fireside Chat with Mayor Mike Rawlings
David J. Chard
, Leon Simmons Endowed Dean of Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development and the Simmons Young Leaders in Education cordially invite you to a Fireside Chat with Mayor Mike Rawlings honoring Nakia Douglas, Principal of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy and 2015 Trailblazer Award winner. 6 p.m. Reception | 6:30 p.m. Remarks. $25 per person donation. Donations support The Budd Center: Involving Communities in Education. Cash and checks accepted at the door. Samuel Lynn Galleries. RSVP is required no later than Friday, May 15. Call 214 -768-4844 for more information. Business attire.

Friday, May 29, 2015
6:00 p.m. CT

St. Louis Alumni - Chapter Spring Mixer
Celebrate spring by enjoying an evening cocktail with your fellow Mustangs! Meet us at Basso, a St. Louis gastropub owned by Todd Rushing '87. All attendees will receive two free drink tickets as well as complimentary appetizers. This event is open to SMU alumni and their guests. Advance registration is required no later than Wednesday, May 27.

Friday, May 29, 2015
7 p.m. CT

Dallas Young Alumni (Classes of 2004 - 2015): 11th Annual DYA Winetasting
Join us for the 11th annual Dallas Young Alumni Wine Tasting at Meadows Museum, hosted by the Dallas Young Alumni Board and the Dallas Young Alumni Committee. Enjoy wine and delicious hors d'oeuvres with fellow Mustangs! $10 per person; tickets include wine, parking and food.