Events

October 2014

  • Mary Moody Northen Theatre presents the REGIONAL PREMIERE of Love and Information

    Thursday, September 25, 7:30pm-Sunday, October 5, 9:00pm at Mary Moody Northen Theatre

    MMNT opens its 2014-2015 season with the regional premiere of Caryl Churchill’s new play Love and Information, running September 25 – October 5, 2014. Join us for this theatrically inventive, extraordinary play in which 14 actors portray more than 100 characters desperate to negotiate a fast-paced world obsessed with a ‘need to know’ and unlimited access to information. Love and Information examines our technology-driven culture, celebrates our spirit and offers an ode to love in a disconnected world. Featuring Equity guests Janelle Buchanan and Rick Roemer. Directed by David Long. Student discounts available.
     

  • Sol Education Abroad on Campus

    Wednesday, October 1, 10:00am-2:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Main Lobby

     Meet the representatives from Sol Education Abroad, an approved study abroad program, to discuss the variety of study abroad options with them.

  • Fall Job & Internship Fair

    Wednesday, October 1, 11:00am-1:30pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

    The Fall Job & Internship is the largest on-campus recruiting event sponsored by Career and Professional Development for the fall semester!  50 companies, government agencies and nonprofits will be recruiting students and alumni for full-time jobs, part-time jobs and internships. Click on the link provided for a full list of participating organizations.  Students and alumni are required to dress professionally and bring several copies of their resume.     

  • Student Government Association Formal Senate Meeting

    Thursday, October 2, 7:00pm-9:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

    Do you like to have your voice heard?  Do you have strong opinions about what happens at St. Edward's?  Do you like to make a difference?  Come to the St. Edward's Student Government Association Formal Senate Meetings.   Find out what is going on at St. Edward's.  Make your voice heard!

  • Book Launch for Carrie Fountain's Instant Winner

    Thursday, October 2, 7:30pm-8:30pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

    St. Edward's writer-in-residence Carrie Fountain will release her new collection Instant Winner. Fountain's poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Poetry, and Tin House. Her first collection, Burn Lake, won the 2009 National Poetry Series Award and was published by Penguin in 2010. 
    The wry, supple poems in Instant Winner (Penguin Books) take the form of prayers and meditations chronicling the existential shifts brought on by parenthood, spiritual searching, and the profound, often beguiling experience of being a self, inside a body, with a soul. 
    Book sales, signing and a reception to follow. 

  • Open House -- Office of Admission

    Friday, October 3, 9:30am-2:30pm at Office of Admission, Main Building, Room 111

    Admission Office Open House
    Would you like to visit the beautiful and historic hilltop campus of St. Edward's University and learn about the admission process, take a campus tour and see the residence halls?  Prospective students and their families are warmly invited to attend the Admission Office Open House.  The morning session is scheduled from 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and the afternoon session is scheduled from 12:15-2:30 p.m. The event is free of charge, but reservations are required.  Register at:  http://ennect.com/e2494. 

  • Movie on the Lawn

    Tuesday, October 7, 8:00pm-10:00pm at Holy Cross Hall Lawn

    A movie will be shown on Holy Cross Lawn. Movie to be announced!

  • Study Abroad Deadline for Spring 2015

    Wednesday, October 8, 8:00am-5:00pm at Moody Hall Atrium

     Deadline to study abroad in the Spring of 2015 for ALL program is on Wednesday, October 8, 2015. Come by the OIE to meet with an advisor!

  • Fusion Discussion Group: An Obama-Caused Border Disaster

    Wednesday, October 8, 12:00pm-1:00pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

    Join us for lunch and a discussion of An Obama-Caused Border Disaster, written by Andrew C. McCarthy for National Review Online. McCarthy argues that the President has instigated the present influx of immigrants. Read the article here: http://bit.ly/NatReviewOnline. Faculty, staff, and students, are invited to participate. Please RSVP at borderdisasterfdg.eventbrite.com. Sponsored by Center for Ethics and Leadership.

  • The Red Bench: Interfaith Conversations That Matter - Topic: Perfection

    Thursday, October 9, 6:30pm-8:30pm at Main Building, Maloney Room

    TOPIC: PERFECTION
    The Red Bench is a dialogue program, centered upon moderated small group discussions that are respectful, safe, yet still engaging.
    No one is expected to be an expert on the topics, but all are invited to share from their personal experiences and listen with their hearts. 
    Campus Ministry is partnering in its 2nd year with iACT (Interfaith Action of Central Campus) to bring this program to campus.

  • Open House -- Office of Admission

    Monday, October 13, 9:15am-2:30pm at Office of Admission, Main Building, Room 111

    Admission Office Open House
     
    Would you like to visit the beautiful and historic hilltop campus of St. Edward's University and learn about the admission process, take a campus tour and see the residence halls?  Prospective students and their families are warmly invited to attend the Admission Office Open House.  The morning session is scheduled from 9:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and the afternoon session is scheduled from 12:15-2:30 p.m. The event is free of charge, but reservations are required.  Register at:  http://ennect.com/e2494

  • Taizé Prayer Service

    Monday, October 13, 7:00pm-7:45pm at Brothers' Chapel, St. Joseph Hall

    All are invited to participate in a Taizé prayer service in the Brothers' Chapel in St. Joseph Hall from 7-7:45 pm. These services are based on the values and worship style of the ecumenical monastic community in Taizé France, which views its work as a sign of reconciliation between Christians. Our services are simple and contemplative, seeking to provide quiet moments of prayer and reflection in our busy lives.
    Services will take place on these 2nd and 4th Mondays: October 13 and 27; November 10 and 24.

  • Founders Week Brothers' Challenge

    Wednesday, October 15, 11:00am-1:00pm at University Seal

    Students are invited to take the world famous fitness challenge offered by Brothers of Holy Cross and Campus Rec.  Ragsdale lawn.  11:00 - 1:00    Fun and challenging lawn events.

  • Open Mic Night

    Wednesday, October 15, 7:00pm-9:00pm at Meadow's Coffeehouse

     Come to Jo's and show off your chops!

  • Marcia Kinsey Visiting Writers Series featuring Elizabeth McCracken

    Wednesday, October 15, 7:30pm-8:30pm at John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center-South Building, Room 186

     Elizabeth McCracken, author of, Here’s Your Hat What’s Your Hurry, The Giant’s House, Niagara Falls All Over Again, An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination, and Thunderstruck & Other Stories will perform a reading followed by Q&A for the Visiting Writers Series. 
    McCracken has received grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Liguria Study Center, the American Academy in Berlin, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
    Refreshments to follow. 

  • Ring Ceremony

    Thursday, October 16, 7:00pm-9:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

    Celebrate all that St. Edward's University means to you and your fellow classmates by participating in the Ring Ceremony and coming together as a community filled with love, joy and respect for the Hilltop.

  • Chapel Dedication: Mass and Reception

    Tuesday, October 21, 5:00pm-7:00pm at Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel

    It is with joyous celebration that we will gather to dedicate Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel. 
    We will welcome as main celebrant, The Most Reverend Joe S. Våsquez, DD, STL, Bishop of the Diocese of Austin. 
    The Rite of Dedication is considered one of the most solemn liturgical services of the Church and will include depositing the Relic of St. Brother Andre Bessette, CSC (the first Holy Cross Saint) and anointing of the altar and walls. 
    Reception to follow on the Munday Library Lawn. 
    R.S.V.P. by October 7, 2014. 
     

  • Seniors Staying Connected- October

    Tuesday, October 21, 6:30pm-8:30pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

    A selected group of senior student leaders are invited to meet with top administrators each month at events hosted by the Office of Student Life. The conversations between students and administrators will serve as opportunities for students to learn valuable information about such topics as university strategic plans, history, goals, and how they can be influential in the future.

  • Visiting Worlds Concert: Todd Green, Multi-Instrumentalist

    Tuesday, October 21, 7:00pm-9:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom

    Multi-Instrumentalist Todd Green performs original music with 30 global acoustic string, flute and percussion instruments, inspired by the Middle East, Central Asia, Far East and South America. Green layers instruments as he performs, which turns him into a one-man-band of World Music. As Todd takes his audience on a fascinating tour of many countries and diverse styles of music, he intersperses his playing with entertaining and informative explanations of the music and instruments. Reception to follow concert. 
    Join us for this unique opportunity to Take On Your World. Sponsored by Center for Ethics and Leadership. 

  • Student Government Association Formal Senate Meeting

    Thursday, October 23, 7:00pm-9:00pm at Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom A

    Do you like to have your voice heard?  Do you have strong opinions about what happens at St. Edward's?  Do you like to make a difference?  Come to the St. Edward's Student Government Association Formal Senate Meetings.   Find out what is going on at St. Edward's.  Make your voice heard!

  • Pre-Departure Orientation for Spring 2015

    Friday, October 24, 2:00pm-5:00pm at John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center-South Building, Room 186

     Mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation for all students studying abroad in the Spring of 2015.

  • Women's Volleyball

    Friday, October 24, 5:00pm-7:00pm at Recreation and Convocation Center Gym Floor

     A sporting event which includes freed food and t-shirts in order to increase school spirit

  • Blue & Gold Series Game: Women's Volleyball (Dig Pink)

    Friday, October 24, 5:00pm-7:00pm at Recreation and Convocation Center Gym Floor

    THIS IS THE 4TH BLUE AND GOLD SERIES GAME!
    Make sure to come out to the RCC on October 24 at 5:00 PM as your lady toppers take on rival Angelo State University!
    http://bit.ly.seublueandgold
     

  • "Anthroposcenes" Works by Armin Mühsam, Art Exhibition Opening

    Friday, October 24, 5:30pm-8:00pm at Fine Arts Gallery

    Mühsam's work focuses on the changing and changed landscape, particularly the relationship between the natural and the human-built. Mühsam imagines the land after technology has rendered it nearly uninhabitable, despite its promises to create a better world. His compositions depict the absence of humans but not of humanity: man-made landscapes after the disappearance of the natural. 
    Artist Lecture: Friday, October 24, 5:30-6:30p
    Reception: Friday, October 24, 6:30-8p
    Exhibition Dates: October 16 – November 6, 2014
    Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 9a-5p, Sat-Sun 12-5p
     
     

  • Learn More About the MA in Counseling at St. Edward’s

    Saturday, October 25, 10:30am-1:15pm at Fleck Hall, Room 305

    Interested in a graduate degree in counseling? Join us for an upcoming preview day and learn about our Master of Arts in Counseling program design, the practicum and licensure process, as well as strategies to put your best foot forward in the application process.  You’ll hear how our challenging and rewarding programs can enhance your professional success and personal fulfillment.
    RSVP for the Saturday, Oct. 25 event at https://ennect.com/e2383.

  • Taizé Prayer Service

    Monday, October 27, 7:00pm-7:45pm at Brothers' Chapel, St. Joseph Hall

    All are invited to participate in a Taizé prayer service in the Brothers' Chapel in St. Joseph Hall from 7-7:45 pm. These services are based on the values and worship style of the ecumenical monastic community in Taizé France, which views its work as a sign of reconciliation between Christians. Our services are simple and contemplative, seeking to provide quiet moments of prayer and reflection in our busy lives.
    Services will take place on these 2nd and 4th Mondays:  October 27; November 10 and 24.

  • Commuter Appreciation Day

    Wednesday, October 29, 9:00am-2:00pm

    Commuter students will get to know they are much appreciated by the university on this day.

  • House of Terror Excursion

    Thursday, October 30, 5:45pm-8:45pm

     UPB will take students to the famouse House of Terror!

  • MATH 4157 Practice Senior Seminar Talk

    Friday, October 31, 3:30pm-4:30pm at John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center-South Building, Room 363

    The MATH 4157 Practice Senior Seminar Talk will be held in JBWS 363 (20-25 minutes).