E-News for Parents: St. Edward’s University

December 2009

Get Ready for Spring

Mark Your Calendar!

Academic Reminders

Dec. 12: December Graduation Ceremony
Jan. 11: Spring 2010 classes begin
Jan. 15: Last day to change sections or add classes
Feb. 22: May graduation certifications due in the Office
of the Registrar
March 25: GradFest for seniors
March 29: Last day to withdraw from any class
March 15–20: Spring Break
April 1–3: Easter Break
May 6: End of semester
May 8: Graduation (View the Graduation Checklist PDF.)

See the complete academic calendar.

Upcoming Events


Feb. 19, 20 & 21: Homecoming and Parents Weekend 2010

Don’t miss Homecoming and Parents Weekend 2010 as we kick off the 125th anniversary of St. Edward’s. It’s a great time to visit your student, meet faculty and staff members, hear about our latest campus developments and get to know other Hilltopper families. Join us and discover what has made the St. Edward’s University experience so extraordinary for 125 years. Get details and register now.

  Time: See the Homecoming and Parents Weekend 2010 schedule for specific event times.
  Location: St. Edward’s University


Kozmetsky Center Speaker Series

Get insights on political, economic and social trends in hot spots across the globe and their implications for the world community. All panels are free and open to the public.

Feb. 1: Rethinking Mexico - U.S. Migration: A Mexican View
  Time: 7–8:30 p.m.
  Location: Maloney Room
Main Building
St. Edward’s University
Feb. 22: UPDATE: The Obama Administration's Economic Objectives
  Time: 7–8:30 p.m.
  Location: Jones Auditorium
Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center
St. Edward’s University


St. Patrick’s Day Parade in NYC

March with alumni and friends of the St. Edward’s community in the 249th St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.

March 17: For details, contact Kristina Weaner ’07.


Job & Internship Fair

With another record attendance of 125+ companies anticipated, Career Planning will host its annual Job & Internship Fair. Remind your student to attend.

March 26: Time: 1–4 p.m.
  Location: Recreation and Convocation Center St. Edward’s University


Mary Moody Northen Theatre 2010 Season Continues
Feb. 11–21:

Peer Gynt
This theatrical travelogue explores one man’s journey of self-discovery from reckless boyhood to penitent old age. A fantastical voyage filled with puppetry, music and wonder in the tradition of the great Norwegian fairy tales. Directed by Assistant Professor of Theater Arts Ev Lunning Jr.

April 8–18:

City of Angels
Film noir meets 1940s Hollywood glamour in this Tony Award-winning musical. A frazzled novelist struggles to adapt his detective novel to the silver screen. He finds help from a surprising ally: his book’s central character. Directed by Music Program Coordinator Michael McKelvey.

  All Show Times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday�Saturday
2 p.m. Sunday
  Location: Mary Moody Northen Theatre
St. Edward’s University
  Call 512-448-8484 for tickets.


Hilltopper Athletics Spring 2010 Season

Cheer on the Hilltopper teams in baseball, softball, tennis and golf. Check out the game schedules.