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The Faculty Club

The Faculty Club
The Faculty Club of Southern Methodist University serves the professional, educational, and social needs of its members. It strives to bring various parts of the university together to create a more collegial atmosphere, one in which all who care about SMU feel welcome.

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February 17: Women’s Basketball Tailgate v. Tulsa


SMU Women's HoopsRonda RompoloSMU’s women’s basketball team is celebrating Faculty Appreciation Day, and the Faculty Club will add to the festivities by hosting a tailgate in Moody Coliseum. Coach Rhonda Rompola will stop by before the game to discuss her team and the opponent. Food and two drinks cost $5 each for Faculty Club members and their immediate families, and $10 for non-member guests.


Where: Miller Events Center, Moody Coliseum
When: 5 p.m.-7 p.m. / Tipoff at 7 p.m

February 21: Men’s Basketball Brunch v. East Carolina


SMU Men's CageNic MooreLed by point guard Nic Moore, the Mustangs are playing to win as they defend their American Athletic Conference championship. For Faculty Appreciation Day, the Faculty Club will host a tailgate before the game in the Collins Center, then head across the street Moody Coliseum. Food and two drinks cost $5 each for Faculty Club members and their immediate families, and $10 for non-member guests. The game is sold out, so attendees need their own tickets to enter the game.
Where: Collins Center dining room
When: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. / Tipoff at 1 p.m.

February 24: SMU Play: ‘St. Joan of the Stockyards’

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The Faculty Club is organizing its first Evening at the Theater. We’ll see St. Joan of the Stockyards, a play by Bertolt Brecht (click here for more about the play). The Faculty Club will be invited to an exclusive reception prior to the play, featuring remarks by Dr. Blake Hackler, the play’s director. Wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres will be served. The cost for members and their guests is $20, including ticket. Attendance is limited.

Margo Jones Theatre; Reception in Taubman Atrium
Reception 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Dr. Hackler at 6:30 p.m.
Curtain at 8 p.m.

March 22: SMU’s Residential Commons—Up Close

All SMU freshman and sophomores make their on-campus home in SMU’s 11 residential commons. The housing fosters “a close-knit living and learning environment where a rich intellectual, social and community life can flourish.” To give our members an up-close look, the Faculty Club will host a reception (beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres) in one of the residential commons facilities, and we’ll meet some of the live-in faculty members

Where: Location TBA
When: 5 p.m.—7 p.m.

April 27: Law School Dean: Jennifer Collins 

We’ll close out the academic year with a luncheon featuring Jennifer Collins, the Dean of the Dedman School of Law. She will discuss the key challenges facing legal education across the country and the ways SMU Dedman is responding to them. The Faculty Club will also present its Mentor Supereminens Award and its Distinguished Service Award.   

Where: EY Gallery, Fincher Building
When: Noon-1:15 p.m