The Alumni Office helped to put a smile on the faces of students before Reading Week by handing out free coffee as part of the various Student Appreciation Day activities. We even had a bit of help from campus cat and celebrity, Carlton!
A reception was held for our Boston alumni ahead of the 76th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting festivities. A number of alumni were in attendance to watch the lighting of the tree, a yearly gift from Nova Scotia, at the Boston Common.
The Alumni Office and student volunteers cheered on our Huskies and gave out SMU swag and cheer gear at various events this winter, including the Bell Let’s Talk Men’s Hockey game and the Bob Boucher Hockey Assistance Fund event.
We held a reception for alumni in Saint Lucia this past February and loved having the chance to catch up with fellow Santamarians!
President Robert Summerby-Murray, his wife Susan, and Vice-President of Advancement Erin Sargeant Greenwood met with alumni, prospective students, and their families at the newly opened Grand Hyatt Baha Mar resort in Nassau this January. It was great to connect with our alumni and meet future SMUdents! The three are pictured here with parents of Tara McKinney BComm’01.
In a galaxy not so far away, we held our annual December film screening for our Halifax alumni. We filled an entire theatre with excited movie fans who were among the first to see the latest installment in the Star Wars universe, The Last Jedi.
Our Halifax alumni and future alumni connected at the Gorsebrook in advance of the January convocation. Keep an eye on our social media to find out when our next SMU Young Alumni events will take place.
We had a wonderful evening in Dhaka over the holidays this year, with over a dozen of our Bangladeshi alumni and current students in attendance, including two Canadian students visiting Bangladesh for the first time. The event included a presentation by two alumni, Arman Mohammed BComm’12 and Salman Bin Rashid Shah Sayeem BComm’16, speaking of their successful entrepreneurial endeavours. There…
In November, we hosted alumni receptions in Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, and Toronto. It was great to catch up with our alumni and hear about the amazing things they’re up to! Above is a photo from our President’s Reception in Toronto.
Our alumni and current student volunteers braved a cold November evening to come out and spread some cheer to the citizens of Halifax during this past Holiday Parade of Lights! If you’d like to volunteer with the Alumni Office for any upcoming events, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.