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Hilltop Scholars Program

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Calendar of Events

We will have events planned such as mini-lectures by outstanding SMU professors, book discussion groups, social events, and film screenings.

As a Hilltop Scholar, you have access to special academic and cultural events on campus that will enhance your experience here at SMU.

2018-2019

August 19: 
Welcome Brunch for all Hilltop Scholars Students 
10:00 – 11:30am
Scholars’ Den

August 27: 
Hilltop Scholars Mandatory Night of Fun
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Hughes Trigg Ballroom
 – Introduces students to SMU and Dallas community service organizations and non-profit agencies, including Reading Partners, New Horizons, Brighter Bites
Organized with Community Engagement and Leadership Center (CEL)

September 4
Planning Meeting with HSP Mentors
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar’s Den Conference Room (G11)

September 6
HSP DISC 1313 Movie and Dinner Night: The Truman Show
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Scholar’s Den

September 7
Lead@SMU Leadership Program Meeting: Team Foundation Experiential
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar’s Den Conference Room (G11)

September 10
HSP Partnership with Human Rights Program:
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar’s Den
- Information session about Human Rights events and upcoming trips

September 11
Lead@SMU Leadership Program Meeting: Coaching Session I (Section I)
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar’s Den Conference Room (G11)

Planning Meeting with HSP Mentors
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholars’ Den Kitchen

September 12
Lead@SMU Leadership Program Meeting: Coaching Session I (Section 2)
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar’s Den Conference Room (G11)

September 18
Planning Meeting with HSP Mentors
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholars’ Den Conference Room (G11)

September 21
HSP Welcome Event
8:00 – 9:00 pm
Virginia Snider

September 25
HSP Family Dinner
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Dr. Amsel's House

September 28
Hip Hop Dance Class
8:00 – 9:00 pm
Dedman Recreation Center

October 1
SMU READS: An Evening with Marcia McNutt, in Conversation with Krys Boyd (KERA Think)
7:00 – 8:00 pm
McFarlin Auditorium

October 2
Planning Meeting with HSP Mentors and Advisory Board
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar's Den (Clements G06)

October 3
HSP DISC 1312 - Movie and Dinner Night: The Matrix
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Scholar's Den (Clements G06)

October 9
Lead@SMU Leadership Program Meeting: Coaching Session II (Section 1)
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar's Den (Clements G06)

October 10
Lead@SMU Leadership Program Meeting: Coaching Session II (Section 2)
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar's Den (Clements G06)

HSP Ice Cream Social
7:00 – 8:00 pm
McElvaney Commons FIR Apartment

October 16
Night at the Museum: Dali Mystery Tour with UHP and HSP
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Meadows Museum, Dali Exhibit

October 17
HSP Advising Session with Kate Bell-Miller: Prepare for Spring 2019
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar's Den (Clements G06)

Loyd, Ware, Crum, Crow, Armstrong Pizza Dinner
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Loyd Commons

October 20
2nd Annual Loyd Feeds the City
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Loyd Commons

October 23
Planning Meeting with HSP Mentors and Advisory Board
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar's Den (Clements G06)

October 30
Planning Meeting with HSP Mentors and Advisory Board
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Scholar's Den (Clements G06)