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Where to Take Your Family to Eat This Weekend

Our top picks for restaurants to eat at with your family this weekend

Family weekend is upon us, and with that comes seeing your loved ones, showing them around campus, and finding the perfect restaurant to take them to. Well, look no further – here are our top picks for restaurants to eat at with your family this weekend. 

1: Banditos

Where to eat with your family this weekend
Photo Credit: Dallasites101

Bandito’s is the perfect place to show your family a taste of what Texas has to offer. It’s within walking distance of campus, and its wide selection of menu options means there’s something for everyone to love. Plus, its fun atmosphere and Austin-style Tex Mex make

By |2021-09-10T14:23:46-05:00September 10, 2021|Categories: CCPA|

Remembering 911

September 2001 CCPA led a group of students, alumni, faculty, friends, and family to create a memorial of the events of September 11, 2001. The group placed an American flag on the Meadows Museum lawn to commemorate each of the 2,977 lives lost on that tragic day.

On this 20 year anniversary please take a moment to reflect on the events of 911 and how it changed so many.

By |2021-09-11T09:23:11-05:00September 10, 2021|Categories: Alumni, CCPA, Faculty, Students|Tags: , , , , |

Internships: SMU Dallas Social Media Junior Intern for SMU

SMU Dallas Social Media Junior Intern This position reports to the Social Media Manager and is responsible for assisting in creating short-form content for SMU Dallas on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. The Intern will focus on telling stories of student experiences in a way that grows our audience and deepens meaningful engagement. The ideal candidate is someone who has short-form video editing experience for TikTok, Reels, or Shorts and has demonstrated experience writing fun, engaging copy. They should be a self-starter who can execute on ideas from start to finish. The position is available to start immediately and will last through May 2022 with an option to continue next summer. Soft skills:

By |2021-08-31T19:19:18-05:00August 31, 2021|Categories: CCPA, Internships|Tags: |

Fall 2021 SASP Workshops and Academic Counseling

Student Academic Success Programs, located in the Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center (A-LEC) and the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), offer 40 useful fall workshops that cover a wide variety of topics including time management, note-taking, textbook reading, test preparation, and more. Workshops will be offered in person in the A-LEC and through Zoom. Both undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend. Students can register for workshops by going to www.smu.edu/WorkshopSchedule up until the beginning of each workshop. The Adobe Spark, Excel, and Microsoft Office workshops are for both Windows and Mac users and will be facilitated by colleagues in the Office of Information Technology.  

In addition, individual academic counseling is available for undergraduates. They are welcome to schedule a meeting by visiting www.smu.edu/AcademicCounseling.

By |2021-08-17T16:52:20-05:00August 17, 2021|Categories: CCPA|

Life After CCPA: Molly Hernandez, creator of Wildly Well Blog

Molly Hernandez: Wildly Well Blog
Molly Hernandez: creator of Wildly Well Blog

Meet Molly Hernandez (formerly Molly O’Connor), creator of the Wildly Well Blog. Molly graduated from SMU in 2016 with a degree in Public Relations and Strategic Communications and a minor in Psychology. She started her first blog in her Junior year and after some inspiration, never looked back. Molly’s blog documents her life and hobbies including running, travel, and her favorite things to do in Dallas and Austin, Texas. In our interview with Molly, she shared her journey and her life lessons.

What have you been doing since graduating SMU? What is your current job?

I worked for a couple of years in PR at a children’s hospital

By |2021-08-10T19:57:55-05:00August 13, 2021|Categories: CCPA|