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50th Anniversary

SMSU@50 years!!


Join us in celebrating 50 years during
the 2017-18 academic year.


We invite all alumni and friends to save the date for our
50th Homecoming Celebration
Monday, Sept. 25–Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017

A few of the events we have planned:

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017: Founders Day
Mustang Family photo, Reception, and 50th Anniversary Charter Signing

Friday, Sept. 29, 2017: Brown and Gold Spirit Day
Alumni Awards Luncheon and University Gala

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017: Homecoming Day
50th Grand Parade at 11am
All-Southwest Reunion after the Mustang Football game

More details to come right here! Bookmark this page and visit often!

Make plans to join us in Celebrating 50 years!

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50th Anniversary, Homecoming Save the Date Video

Join us for Homecoming 2017 the weekend of Sept. 29-Oct. 1, as we celebrate 50 years of Southwest.

Story Image Pat Carmody is Cowan Award Winner

Registrar Pat Carmody is the 2017 Cowain Award Winner, and will receive a special medal during Commencement exercises May 6.

Story Image Dene Kay Thomas is Commencement Speaker

Dr. Dene Kay Thomas, president of Fort Lewis College and an SMSU alumna, is this year's Commencement speaker

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