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  • May 13, 2015

    Eleven students from the 2014–2015 academic year were presented with the St. Edward’s University Presidential Award at the Honors Night ceremony. The Presidential Award is given to outstanding seniors from the undergraduate, graduate and New College programs that embody the principles...

  • May 11, 2015

    On May 9, 2015, St. Edward’s University held its 129th commencement ceremony, and more than 1,000 Hilltoppers received their degrees. Graduates filed into the Frank Erwin Center accompanied by the traditional music of Edward Elgar’s “Pomp & Circumstance,” performed by...

  • May 1, 2015

    This year 26 students from St. Edward’s University applied for Fulbright awards. Half of those students were finalists and 10 of them were winners.  In each of the past few years, St. Edward’s University students have won approximately four to six Fulbright awards. This year’...

  • April 28, 2015

    Graduation day is the start of a new story for every person donning their cap and gown. The commencement address is the forward before the first chapter of post-graduate life. This year, His Eminence, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, the Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, will offer words of wisdom as...

  • April 27, 2015

    When the Office of Student Life at St. Edward’s University gave Victoria Ochoa ’16 the Emerging Leader Award after her first year on campus, they could not have picked a more apt recipient. Ochoa is now the university’s first winner of a Truman Scholarship. The scholarship was...

  • April 21, 2015

    Brother Richard Daly, CSC, spent 32 years as the lobbyist for the Catholic bishops in Texas. For 27 of those years, he served as executive director of their organization, the Texas Catholic Conference. Although he no longer holds that position, he keeps on top of current events and still teaches a...

  • April 1, 2015

    AUSTIN—YA fans rejoice! The Texas Teen Book Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Edward’s University. The Texas Teen Book Festival is one of the largest of its kind in the nation, a highly anticipated annual event in the young adult literature world, drawing some of the...

  • March 25, 2015

    When students at St. Edward’s University are interested in finding internships at the Texas State Capitol, they always find themselves being directed to one man for guidance. Brother Richard Daly, CSC, is the campus’ resident expert on the world inside the granite walls of the Capitol...

  • March 14, 2015

    Rodeos often bring to mind images of bucking broncos, fried delicacies and country music. All good things, but Rodeo Austin provides a lot more than just entertainment. Since 2011, Rodeo Austin has supplied $80,000 in scholarships for St. Edward’s University students. The Rodeo Austin...

  • March 11, 2015

    Every March, South by Southwest® Music, Film & Interactive Conferences & Festivals (SXSW®) takes Austin by storm. The 10-day event is the largest of its kind in the world. Many St. Edward’s University students on spring break sit in on panels, catch more than a few live shows...