Accepted Students

Allison Griffin

Allison uses her Spanish language skills while volunteering locally and even abroad.

Serving the greater community is central to the college experience. SMU understands this and provides opportunities for students to engage in important causes.

Allison Griffin has volunteered locally, and even abroad. Using her Spanish language skills as a volunteer translator for the SMU chapter of Engineers Without Borders, Allison helped fellow students investigate sustainable water sources for a small fishing village in Mexico.

She has also tutored at a Hispanic mission in South Dallas, participated in alternative spring breaks and served as the philanthropy and community service chair of her national sorority. Allison is majoring in engineering management science and Spanish.

sculpture garden

When the sun's out, so is Allison. Her favorite bright spots? On campus: Meadows Museum Sculpture Garden and Bishop Boulevard (especially during the holidays). Out on the town: Katy Trail, White Rock Lake, the Arboretum, West Village and Victory Park.