E-News for Parents - A publication of St. Edward's University

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Go Hilltoppers!
Year in Review

Smart Networking
for Students

St. Edward's in
the News

Homecoming 2007: Parents' Recap

Breaking News: Journalism Minor

Study Abroad Programs

Biology & Psychology Student Awards

Worldwide Perspectives
Come to Campus

Graduation Tips

Mark Your Calendars!

May 2007

Headlines from the Hilltop

Go Hilltoppers! Year in Review

Hartland Conference player of the year Shawn Weinstein, 07Congratulations to our student-athletes. Sporting national rankings and conference wins, several teams have given Hilltopper fans lots to cheer about this year. Read highlights from the spring and fall athletic seasons.


Smart Networking: How Students Can Benefit From Social Web Sites

Student on laptop between classesEvery day, millions of college students meet, greet and express themselves on social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook. While these sites can be great tools for networking, they can also open up privacy concerns and could influence behavior that may not serve a student’s future goals. Learn some smart tips to pass along to ensure your student networks wisely.

More Headlines from the Hilltop:

Academic Roundup

Breaking News:
St. Edward’s Launches Journalism Minor

Know a budding Anderson Cooper or future Diane Sawyer? The university has just unveiled a new Journalism minor that will help students acquire the skills they need for a successful career in print, broadcast or online media. Investigate the story here.

Get Out the Passport: Study Abroad Programs

St. Edward's University students in PeruArgentina, China and Germany were just a few
of the dynamic and interesting countries students from St. Edward’s University visited this past year through study abroad opportunities. Learn more about our programs and how they can benefit your student.

Read more from our Academic Roundup:

Get Ready for Spring

Tips for Graduating Seniors

Topper in graduation capThe day is nearing when your student will don
a cap and gown, celebrating his or her past achievements while looking to the future. Since graduation is a busy time of year for the entire St. Edward’s University community, our list of useful tips can help your student prepare for the big day.

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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