Jeffery L. Kenningtonreceived a BSIE
from the University of Arkansas in 1968, a MSIE in 1970, and a Ph.D. in 1973 from the
Georgia Institute of Technology. He joined Southern Methodist University June
11, 1973 and has served in several Departments over the years. He served as Chair of
Operations Research and Engineering Management for 12 years and Chair of Computer
Science and Engineering for 5 years. He was selected as the University Scholar/Teacher
of the Year for 2003. He was selected as an SMU Altshuler Distinguished
Teaching Professor in 2004 and was granted membership in the SMU
Academy of Distinguished Teachers (2004-2006). He was selected as an
INFORMS Fellow in November 2005. In May of 2008 he was selected as an SMU Distinguished
University Citizen. In June 2010 he was chosen as a University Distinguished Professor.
In 2012 he received the SMU M Award for outstanding service to the University and the SMU
Faculty Club Superemience Award.
Carolyn L. Kennington is a super volunteer.
Previous volunteer positions include the following: President of the Prestonwood Home
Owners Association, City of Dallas Productivity Board, City of Dallas Liscence and
Appeals Board, and Chair of the Arapaho United Methodist Church Rummage Sale. Currently
she is Vice-President of Family Outreach of Richardson/Plano. In 2006 and 2007 she
participated in White Rock Lake Half-Marathons to help raise funds for Family Outreach.
She attends dance and exercise classes at Move Studio on Preston Road. She takes care
of Tybalt the cat (the main antagonist in Shakespear's Romeo and Juliet).
Catherine Kolbe Kenningtonreceived her B.B.A. in management information sciences
from SMU in May 1999. Employers include Cap Gemini Ernst & Young (1999-2003),
MarketBridge (2003-2005), CreateHope (2005-2008), and RCN as an eCommerce Project Manager
(2008-present). Cathy resides in Arlington, Virginia. Her interests and hobbies include
scuba diving, swimming, making scrap books, traveling, and socializing.
Charles Allen Kenningtonreceived his B.B.A. in management
information sciences from SMU in May 2002. Employers include Real Time Resolutions
(2003-2007), Countrywide Home Loans (2007-2008), and GMAC Rescap as the QA/QC Manager
(2008-present). He married Joey McKoen on August 1, 2009. Joey is the
Compliance Analyst Manager at
Mannatech and they live in Plano, Texas. Chaz interests include golf, fast cars,
fishing, soccer, Texas Holdem, and ice hockey. Joey has been known to take tennis
lessons at High Point Tennis Center.
Jeff Kennington, Professor
EMIS Dept - School of Engineering
323 Caruth Hall
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