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Students Welcome Latest Addition to Campus Skyline

Kozmetsky Center Wraps Up Successful Fall Lecture Series

State of the Campus: President’s Meeting

Sneak Peek at Homecoming Weekend

St. Edward’s Receives National Recognitions

Student Spotlight: Margaret Whitney, ’07

Number of Gilman Scholars Places
St. Edward's in Top 10

Digital Media Management Program for Undergraduates

Back to Basics with the Writing Center

Spring Job & Internship Fair

Mark Your Calendar

December 2006

Headlines from the Hilltop

Students Welcome Latest Addition to Campus Skyline

Science demonstrations in the new John Brooks Williams Sciences CenterMore than 350 students, alumni, faculty, staff members, trustees and friends of the university gathered together on Sept. 8, 2006, for the grand opening and building dedication of the John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center–North Building. Read more about the opening.

State of the Campus: President’s Meeting

This past September, faculty and staff members convened to celebrate a record-setting summer, from exciting campus expansions to continued academic achievements. President George E. Martin also talked about what’s next for St. Edward’s. Get the inside scoop from the President’s Meeting.

Homecoming 2007: Feb. 9–11

HomecomingOur annual festivities are just around the corner, and parents are encouraged to join in on the fun. There are an array of activities — from receptions and campus tours to games and student and faculty presentations
— for you to enjoy with your student. Get a sneak peek at the festivities.

More Headlines from the Hilltop:

Academic Round-Up


Number of Gilman Scholars Places St. Edward's among Top 10 Universities

What does St. Edward's University have in common with the likes of University of California–Berkeley, New York University and Penn State University? All of these institutions are top producers of Gilman
Scholars — students receiving between $2,600 and $5,000 to study abroad. See where our students are going and learn more about study abroad opportunities.

Digital Media Management Program for Undergraduates

Digital Media Management students work on computersHas your student talked about becoming a video game producer or a music promoter? The new undergraduate program in Digital Media Management at St. Edward’s can help him or her prepare for an exciting career in digital media. Learn more about the innovative curriculum.



Read more from our Academic Round-Up:

Get Ready for Spring

Spring Job & Internship Fair = Student Success

More than 300 students attended last spring’s fair and networked with representatives from more than 90 companies — a record high for the university. Companies as diverse as the Austin American-Statesman, Dell, the FBI, H-E-B and Time Warner recruited students at the fair. Read about this year’s event and how Career Planning can help your student.


Mark Your Calendars!

Check out all the events, activities and academic deadlines that you won’t want to miss. View these important dates now.



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