The Black Alumni of SMU group keeps alumni connected to SMU and each other through a variety of social, cultural, professional and academic programs. Our goal is to help recruit and retain academically talented minority students at SMU. Opportunities include:
Black Alumni of SMU launched an initiative to raise funds for the Black Alumni Scholarship in 2011. In the 2012-2013 school year, with the help of over 100 donors, Black Alumni of SMU provided a scholarship of over $11,000 to this year's recipients, Mariam Alaka and Hanan Hassan.
All money raised for the Black Alumni Scholarship goes directly to the current SMU students selected. To qualify to receive this scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
The Reverend Dr. Michael Waters '02, '06, '12
Ashley Hamilton '03
Lauren Driskell ’06
Immediate Past Chair