Alumni/ae & Friends

Alumni/ae and Friends

Engagement Opportunities

Faith and Business Luncheon

Faith and Business Luncheons

Perkins’ mission to prepare women and men for faithful leadership in Christian ministry extends not only to students and ministry professionals but also to laypersons and the larger community.  In support of this, Perkins hosts a number of Faith and Business Luncheons per year.

Prominent leaders in the community are asked to share how personal theology informs business practice from their unique perspectives.

The spring Faith and Business Luncheon will be on Monday, April 6, 2020.

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2019 Perkins Scholarship Luncheon

Perkins Scholarship Luncheon

A fundraising and outreach event of Perkins School of Theology in service to the larger community, the scholarship luncheon provides an opportunity for participants to engage scholars on topics related to why and how personal faith shapes public life.

The Bolin Family 2020 Perkins Scholarship Luncheon will be on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.  The guest speaker will be New York Times columnist and best-selling author, David Brooks. 

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2019 DAA Banquet

Distinguished Alumnus/a Award

Each year, Perkins School of Theology recognizes Perkins graduates who have demonstrated effectiveness and integrity in service to the church, continuing support and involvement in the goals of Perkins School of Theology and SMU, distinguished service in the wider community and exemplary character.

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Seals Laity Award

Woodrow B. Seals Laity Award

The Woodrow B. Seals Laity Award is presented annually to a layperson in the United States who exemplifies an exceptional commitment of service to Christ through faith and action in the church, community and the world.

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