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Parents Weekend 2006


Homecoming 2006


Brother Lucian Symposium Highlights Biodiversity


Basketball Completes Record-Breaking Season


Career Fair Draws Employers and Employees-to-Be


MA in Teaching Leads New Academic Offerings for Fall


Student Spotlight: Miranda Oropeza, 06


Résumé Builders


Spring Graduation Party


Fall Welcome Days Events

April 2006

Headlines from the Hilltop

Parents Weekend 2006

Parents Weekend 2006More than 500 people returned to the hilltop for Parents Weekend 2006 in February. If you didn't get a chance to make it, here's a sample of some of the activities from the fun-filled weekend.


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Academic Round Up

Career Fair Draws Employers and Employees-to-Be

Career FairDell Inc., Wells Fargo Financial and the Federal Bureau of Investigation were among the more than 80 employers with representatives at the St. Edward's annual Job and Internship Fair. About 300 students came to the Recreation and Convocation Center prepared with résumés, cover letters and plenty of questions. Read the full story.


MA in Teaching Leads New Academic Offerings for Fall

Classrooms of the 21st century call for teachers who can lead the transformative social change that schools will find increasingly essential. That's why the School of Education has created the new MA in Teaching. Read the full story.


Student Spotlight: Miranda Oropeza, '06

Students SpotlightIt all started as homework. Assigned to conduct a feasibility study on a potential business in a class for her Entrepreneurship major, Miranda Oropeza, '06, came up with a sno-cone stand. As she completed the assignment, she soon realized the potential of her imaginary company: Selling sweet ice in a city that rarely suffers a cold day wasn't such a bad idea. Read the full story.


Résumé Builders
Want to help your student prepare for a successful career? St. Edward's offers a variety of programs and resources that are designed to help. Learn about other upcoming résumé builders.

  • Hilltop Careers: Online and Easy to Use
  • Fall Fairs: Volunteerism, Internships & Campus Involvement
  • Help Your Student Make "Major" Decisions

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Spring Graduation Party

Spring Graduation PartyCelebrate the academic achievements of our Spring 2006 graduates on Sunday, April 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. on the Main Building lawn. Get details here.




Get Ready for Spring

Fall Welcome Days Event

Three special events to welcome Hilltoppers and their families back to campus. Read the full story.

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