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Hilltopper Athletics Receive President's Award

Hilltopper Athletics received the 2014 NCAA Division II President's Award for Academic Excellence, honoring schools that achieve a four-year Academic Success Rate of 90% or more.

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Hilltopper fans at the basketball game

Wanted: HillRaisers

Job Description: Part-time, high-energy position requires timing and role-playing of an actor, vocal control of a musician, and flexibility and moves of an accomplished dancer. In other words, it's "show time." Apply in person at all Hilltopper home games. Some travel involved: HillRaisers do spread spirit off the hilltop with bus trips to away games at rival schools.

Hilltopper Hysteria

College sports create a special atmosphere, especially at a Division II school where everyone loves the thrill of competition and playing for team and personal best.

That atmosphere counts on all students to keep it energized. Participation comes in many forms, whether you arrive on campus carrying a sports dream and bag of gear or become part of the dance team or cheerleading squad, or you simply like the fun and camaraderie of supporting your Hilltopper teams from the bleachers.

 
Heartland Conference

The 12-member Heartland Conference covers a lot of ground — four states (Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas) that total more than a half-million square miles of the U.S. In the Heartland, you will find public and private schools, ranging from Oklahoma Panhandle State University in tiny Goodwell, Oklahoma (population 1,192) to Dallas Baptist University in the bustling metropolis of Dallas, Texas (population 6.3 million). Supporting your Hilltopper teams is a great way to discover the Heartland beyond Austin.

 

Jane Marie Agnew
Bringing Good Cheer

Public Relations and Advertising major Jane Marie Agnew ’12 helped kickstart the Anchors program, developed by Student Life to welcome and assist incoming freshmen. She was Cheerleading Team Captain, Student Government Association Senator and served on the University Programming Board for three years. Maintaining a 4.0 GPA, she was an active member of Alpha Chi Academic Honor Society and the Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society. Jane Marie furthered the Holy Cross tradition as a Campus Ministry Eucharistic Minister.

 

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