December 2012

  • New College Information Session

    Monday, December 3, 6:00pm-8:00pm at Main Building, Maloney Room

    Learn how the New College program for adult learners can help you earn your undergraduate degree!
    An Information Session is where you'll learn more about your options to earn or transfer credits before you apply. You'll hear a brief presentation about New College, the undergraduate degree completion program for adult learners, and meet your personal admission coordinator. There is no cost to attend and guests are welcome. We look forward to meeting you.
    To register, call our office at 512-448-8717 or to register online visit, We will send you a confirmation along with parking information.

  • Panel on Global Health

    Monday, December 3, 7:00pm-9:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium

    Please join us for a Global Health Panel discussion featuring Melissa Smith who will share her experiences with Hesperian focusing on Community Action for Women's and Girls' Health and Empowerment, Dr. Matthew Flynn, a post-doc Fellow in Health & Human Rights at the University of Texas will discuss Brazil's AIDS policies and his experiences in Brazil, and Dr. Sherilyn Willis, Obstetrician & Gynocologist in Tyler, TX, will discuss women’s public health care in rural Texas.  

  • Texas Land and Cattle- Dine and Donate Program

    Tuesday, December 4, 12:00pm-10:00pm at Texas Land and Cattle

    Wild Basin is honored to be participating in the Texas Land and Cattle Steak House's Dine and Donate program. On Tuesday, December 4th enjoy a meal at any of Austin's four Texas Land and Cattle Steak House restaurants, and tell them you'd like for them to donate 15% of your tab to the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. It's that simple - you eat, they donate, we all win!!! 

  • Ecology & Environment Fair

    Wednesday, December 5, 12:00pm-2:00pm at Ragsdale Lawn

     This Wednesday, Dec. 5th, the Ecology and Environment writing sections of Freshman Studies will be holding an interactive fair to promote environmental awareness and sustainable living. Stop by Ragsdale Lawn between 12:00-2:00 p.m. and check out the booths to see how you can make a difference! Refreshments provided.

  • Mobile VetCenter on Campus

    Wednesday, December 5, 12:00pm-6:00pm at TBA

    The mobile VetCenter will be on campus to assist Veterans and family member with VA claims, benefits or general questions.  Make sure to bring your DD 214 and any pertinent documentation. 
    For more information visit the SEU VA blog.

  • Feminists for Life Teleconference

    Thursday, December 6, 7:00pm-8:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Brothers of Holy Cross Room (Room 320)

    You are invited to a teleconference to hear Feminists for Life speakers Serrin M. Foster, Sally A. Winn, and more as they talk about their personal experience with abortion and being a pro-life feminist." 

    Feminists for Life is an organization that "recognizes that abortion is a reflection that our society has failed to meet the needs of women" and are "dedicated to systematically eliminating the root causes that drive women to abortion...through holistic, woman-centered solutions." For more information about Feminists for Life, visit their website

  • The Festival of Lights

    Friday, December 7, 6:30pm-7:00pm at Main Building Lawn

    St. Edward's University will celebrate the 33rd annual Festival of Lights program.
    Festival of Lights is a night of remembrance and hope. Each Advent Season, St. Edward’s
    gathers to give thanks for the gifts and knowledge we have received on our journey, as we seek to foster a peaceful and just world.


  • New College Civic Engagement Symposium

    Saturday, December 8, 8:30am-12:30pm at Fleck Hall first floor

    Please join us at the New College Civic Engagement Symposium to celebrate our prospective graduates’ Capstone Civic Engagement projects.  New College students have been working in the Austin area to develop programs and action plans to improve our community and will share innovative ways to address poverty, education, social services, environmental degradation, human trafficking, and the challenges faced by returning veterans.  Most importantly these students and their proposals offer great hope that our shared lives can be made richer, more just, and responsive to the aims of the St. Edward’s Mission.

  • Wild Basin Second Saturday Guided Hike

    Saturday, December 8, 10:00am-12:00pm at Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, 805 N. Capital of Texas Hwy. Austin, TX 78746

    Wild Basin's guided hike is a great way to learn about the native Texas Hill Country and Wild Basin. Join us for a 2 hour guided hike with our seasoned trail guide and naturalist, John Barr. Please RSVP by calling 512-327-7622 or emailing

  • Stargazing

    Sunday, December 9, 5:45pm-9:00pm at Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, 805 N. Capital of Texas Hwy. Austin, TX 78746

    Come and enjoy the night sky at Wild Basin! Stargazing event hosted by the Astronomical Society. Presentation on constallations at the Wild Basin overlook and telescopes set up in the parking lot.  Free for St.Edward's staff and students, suggested donation of $5 per person. Call 327-7622 or email to reserve tickets.

  • Final Fall TaizĂ© Prayer Service

    Monday, December 10, 7:00pm-7:45pm at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel

    Join us for our final fall prayer service during finals week on Monday, December 10 at 7 p.m. This inclusive service is based on the values and worship style of the monastic community in Taizé, France, which views its work as a sign of reconciliation between Christians. Like worship in Taizé, our services are simple and contemplative, seeking to provide quiet moments of prayer and reflection in the midst of our busy lives. All are welcome.   
    Taizé prayer services will resume in January.

  • MA in Counseling Information Session

    Tuesday, December 11, 6:00pm-8:00pm at Main Building, Maloney Room

    An Information Session is where you'll meet admission coordinators who can answer your questions. You'll hear a brief presentation about the Master of Arts in Counseling program and mingle with St. Edward's University faculty and staff over light refreshments. There is no cost to attend and guests are welcome.
    To register, call our office at 512-448-8600 or register online, We will send you a confirmation along with parking information.