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Engaged Learning Fellowship

SMU's most prestigious student engagement program, projects funded up to $2000 and listed on student transcripts

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Engaged Learning Programs

Engaged Learning supports the following programs

Big iDeas

Students learn entrepreneurial thinking

  • Entrepreneurship training
  • Innovate and create ideas
  • Bring value to society
  • Viable and sustainable solutions


Calendar 2016/2017

JAN 29 Big iDeas Business Plan Competition
Deadline, Midnight (11:59 pm) 
JAN 30 Orientation: New ELF confirmation
session, 1-2 pm, Clements G11 
JAN 30 Workshop: Presentation Basics
4-5 pm, Clements G11 
JAN 31  Orientation: New ELF confirmation
session, 12:30-1:30 pm
Clements G11 
JAN 31 Workshop: Talking Technical
4-5 pm, Clements G11 
FEB 1  Workshop: Presentation Practice
4-5 pm, Clements G11 
FEB 2  EL Week rehearsal
9-11:30 am, HT Forum
FEB 3  Big iDeas Business Plan Competition
9-11:30 am, CUBE 
FEB 3  Big iDeas Demo Day
11:30 am - 1 pm, Expwy Tower Lobby 
FEB 6-10     Engaged Learning Week
HT Forum 


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Clinton Global Initiative University

Students address global challenges

  • Education
  • Environment and climate change
  • Peace and human rights
  • Poverty alleviation
  • Public health



In the News
Jose Santoyo '16, December commencement speaker.
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Brandon Cohanim '18 and Francois Reihani '17, two young entrepreneurs, found Pōk the Raw Bar in Dallas.
Alicia Smiley ’17 attends the 2016 Associated Collegiate Press National Convention.
Patricia Nance '17 & Shreya Patel '17 present at the American Chemical Society conference.
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Syed Rizvi '17 wins Gilman International Scholarship. He will attend a Berlitz Arabic Studies program in Manama, Bahrain.
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Nariana Sands '16 & Maya Jones '16 named among DFW’s most influential college students