Hunt Leadership Scholars Program

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Related Links

This page highlights some resources that might prove of interest to Hunt Scholars. It includes SMU links, Dallas links, and links to general Leadership events or organizations.

SMU Links


What are the most essential personal traits needed for effective leadership? Honesty and integrity—no others come close.




--- The late Annette Strauss, former Mayor of the City of Dallas, speaking at a forum organized by the Hunt Leadership Scholars
  • Cox Business Scholars program
    The Cox Business Scholars program is the program by which students are admitted to the Cox Business School directly for a four year experience. Many of the events on their calendar of events—luncheons, speeches, workshops—are open to SMU students generally, or possibly can be open (for instance, we could obtain a table for the Hunt Scholars at luncheons of special interest).

    If you are interested in an event and are not sure about the criteria for attending, contact Lindsay Davis or Dr. Eads.

  • SMU University Honors Program Calendar of Events

  • SMU Office of Leadership and Community Service
    This office coordinates myriad service-related and leadership-related activities within and external to SMU.

Recognize now that you are going to be learning every day for the rest of your life. Your ability to continue to learn and your open-minded attitude toward learning will serve you better than anything else.




--- Les Alberthal, CEO of EDS, speaking speaking at a forum organized by the Hunt Leadership Scholars

Dallas Links

  • World Affairs Council of Dallas/Ft Worth
    This a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization was established in Dallas in the 1950s to education citizens about foreign policy and public affairs. It brings fabulous speakers and authors through town. This year’s programs include: Jeffrey Toobin, legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker; Peter Orszag, Bloomberg View columnist and Vice Chairman of Global Banking at Citigroup; several film screenings; David Westin, former president of ABC News and Advisor to NewsRight; and Dr. Roxane Farmanfarmaian, a leading expert on U.S.-Middle East relations. As a student, you can buy a student membership for $25. With a membership, most programs cost between $25 and $35.

  • DFW International Community Alliance This is the portal to international North Texas, a region in which 40% of the residents are New Americans of first or second generation. We are a network of over 1,600 internationally-focused civic, community and educational organizations in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex that embodies the cultural and economic vibrancy of the global community. Our Mission is to promote and link North Texas ethnic and New American groups, empowering them as respected members of the community and providing forums through which to share their cultural heritages.

Leadership Links


In public life, responsible political leadership holds forth realistic, attainable goals rather than wishful thinking.




--- The late Annette Strauss, former Mayor of the City of Dallas, speaking at a forum organized by the Hunt Leadership Scholars