Calendar of Events

Spring 2020

Sunday, January 26 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Welcome Back Dinner/Game Night
Location: Halcyon (2900 Greenville Ave)
Required for all Scholars

Tuesday, February 18 4:00 pm
Pre-Law Information Session with Joe Kobylka (Political Science), Janet Hopkins (Pre-Law Advisor), and Susan Harris (Honors Advisor)
Location: Scholars’ Den Conference Room
Strongly Encouraged for all Pre-Law Scholars

Tuesday, February 25 – Thursday, February 27 (time TBD, late afternoon/early evening)
Phone Interviewing Finalists for Incoming Class of DCS 
Locations: Scholars’ Den and Kim’s office
Optional for all Scholars 

Tuesday, February 25 (time TBD)
Pre-Health Information Session with Pamela McNulty (Director of Pre-Health Advising)
Location: Pre-Health Lounge, Dedman Life Sciences, Suite 135
Strongly Encouraged for all Pre-Health Scholars

Tuesday, March 3 4:00 – 5:00 pm
First Year Meeting to Discuss Fall Registration
Location: Scholars’ Den
Required for First Years

Wednesday, March 4 4:00 pm
Sophomore Meeting
Location: Scholars’ Den
Required for Sophomores

Wednesday, March 25 (time TBD)
DCS and PS Richter Presentations
Location: TBD
Required for First Years, Sophomores, and Juniors

Saturday, March 28 11:00 am
Walking Tour of the Arts District/Little Mexico/Freedman’s Town
Location: Meeting at Mockingbird Station DART
Optional for all Scholars (First Years Strongly Encouraged)

Wednesday, April 1 4:00 pm
Junior Meeting
Location: Scholars’ Den
Required for Juniors

Sunday, April 19 4:00 pm
Senior Celebration: Research Presentations and Recognition of graduating Scholars followed by a Gala Reception with Dean DiPiero and friends of Dedman College
Location: McCord for presentations, Dallas Hall Rotunda for reception afterward
Required for all Scholars

Thursday, April 30 5:00 pm
End of Semester Chipotle Dinner
Location: Scholars’ Den
Required for all Scholars

Thursday, May 14 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Senior Dallas Hall Secret Apartment Tour and Happy Hour
Location: Dallas Hall, Happy Hour at the Front Room Tavern at The Lumen
Optional for Seniors


Fall 2019

Monday, August 26  8:30 - 10:00 am
Welcome Back Breakfast
Location: Hyer Room, Dallas Hall, Room 121
Optional for all scholars

Wednesday, August 28 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Individual photo sessions for new DCS
Location: PAB, Room 311
Required for all First Year scholars

Wednesday, August 28 6:00 - 8:00 pm
First Meeting of First Year Scholars
Location: Pokey O's at Burleson Park (a.k.a. Sorority Park, on University Blvd behind the Tri Delta House)
Required for First Year scholars

Friday, September 13 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Hegi DCS Book Discussion, "In Defense of a Liberal Education" By: Fareed Zakaria
Location: Hegi Family Home
Required for First Year and Second Year scholars

Sunday, September 22 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Dean's Welcome Dinner
Location: The Biscuit Bar, 6501 Hillcrest Ave
Required for all scholars

Monday, September 30 4:00 pm
Private Meeting of First Year Scholars with President Turner
Location: Scholars’ Den
Required for First Year scholars

Friday, October 4 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Family Weekend: Cookies for Parents & Students with the Dean of Dedman College
Location: Dallas Hall Rotunda with the Dean, faculty, recruiting office
Optional for all scholars, but we'd love for you and your family to stop by

Wednesday, October 16 5:00 pm
Meeting of Second Year Scholars
Location: Scholar's Den
Required for Second Year scholars

Wednesday, October 30 5:00 pm
Second Meeting of First Year Scholars
Location: Scholars' Den
Required for First Year scholars

Saturday, November 9 8:00 am
Dedman College Tent at SMU Homecoming Football Game (SMU vs. East Carolina Pirates)
Location: Dedman College tent will be spaces #145, 146 (walkway between Clements Hall and the business school)
Optional for all scholars, but we'd love for you to stop by with your family and friends

Wednesday, November 13 5:00 pm
Meeting of Senior Scholars
Location: Mack Ballroom
Required for all scholars

Monday, December 2 5:30 pm
Pre-Celebration of Lights Gathering/End of Semester Chipotle Dinner
Location: Scholars’ Den
Required for all scholars