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  • June 12, 2015

    Before visitors set foot on campus, they can see and hear the Main Building. Seated on the hill top, the red roof peeks above trees and a bell rings to greet them.  To help preserve the Texas Historic Landmark, the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation will give St. Edward's $500,...

  • June 9, 2015

    A common theme in St. Edward’s University Magazine is what draws students to the university — the opportunity to pursue their passions, the desire to confront social challenges, the chance to live in Austin. This issue, we’ve devoted a good deal of space to the city that...

  • June 4, 2015

    Elvia Valle thought Foreign Service might not be in her future. Valle, a McNair Scholar who graduated from St. Edward’s in 2013 with a degree in Global Studies, applied for the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship last year and was rejected. But Caroline Morris, director of...

  • 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...