If it’s Friday, it must be SMU good news day. The latest Mustang blast is a $5M gift to the university’s Edwin L. Cox School of Business from Katy A. and Kyle D. Miller. The monies will be used to “establish the Katy and Kyle Miller Courtyard, part of the future Cox School renovation and expansion project.” Plans call for the Courtyard, with enhanced landscaping and … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Katy And Kyle Miller Gift $5M To Create Courtyard For SMU Cox School
Matthew B. Myers
When Bill Shaddock graduated with a finance degree from TCU back in the early 1970s, he realized that following in his father’s medical footsteps just wasn’t going to be. Then he met C. Jackson Grayson, who was SMU’s dean of business. Grayson talked about the art of making deals. The more Bill heard the more he realized that he and SMU were going to have a wonderful … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Bill Shaddock Shows His Appreciation For His SMU Days With A $6M Gift Creating Shaddock Hall
Edna Ferber’s “Giant” celebrated an era when derricks sprouted throughout the state of Texas like bluebonnets and giants were indeed made thanks to the guzzling demands of automobiles for oil. It was a ripe time for a young, smart fella to become what seemed like an overnight success. One of those fellas was Edwin Lochridge Cox. Everybody just called him “Ed.” Born October … [Read more...] about A Passing: Edwin Lochridge Cox Sr.