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  • December 12, 2001

    St. Edward's University will recognize graduating students in a ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2001, at 3 p.m. in the Recreation and Convocation Center on campus. Thomas J. Ryan, '63, former human resources manager for Shell Oil Corp. and current St. Edward's faculty member, will deliver the...

  • December 5, 2001

    St. Edward's University invites the public to the 23rd Annual Festival of Lights on Friday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m., on the front lawn of the Main Building on campus, located at 3001 S. Congress Avenue. The Festival of Lights is a long-standing holiday tradition celebrated by the St. Edward's...

  • December 5, 2001

    Patty Huffines, vice president of University Relations at St. Edward's University, is one of 16 women appointed to Texas Governor Rick Perry's Commission for Women. The commission identifies, researches and advocates issues affecting women; and sponsors the Texas Women's Hall of Fame. Huffines is...

  • December 5, 2001

    The public is invited to at a Mexican Christmas Celebration, "Las Posadas," at St. Edward's University on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. in the front of the Main Building on campus. "Las Posadas" is one of the strongest and colorful Hispanic traditions, typically celebrated every...

  • November 29, 2001

    In many families, children are the experts when it comes to using technology. Children are comfortable with different forms of technology at home, from the latest electronic gadget to surfing the Internet for instant information. However, it is often a different story at school where many teachers...

  • November 13, 2001

    St. Edward's University alumnus Jeremias Alvarez of Presidio (Presidio High School) was awarded the Cornaro Award from Kappa Gamma Pi. The Cornaro Award is a $3,000 scholarship for graduate school expenses at any accredited university. Alvarez received one of only four Cornaro Scholars awarded in...

  • October 24, 2001

    The St. Edward's University Hilltopper Chorale will perform Thurs., Oct. 25 and Sat., Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. in Ragsdale Center's Jones Auditorium on campus for Sing for the Cure. The performance is open to the public and admission is free but a good-will offering will be made for the Susan G. Komen...

  • October 18, 2001

    The Israeli piano duo of Sivan Silver and Gil Garbug will perform on Sun., Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. on the campus of St. Edward's University in the Ragsdale Center's Jones Auditorium. The performance will include selections from Brahms, Saint-Saens, Schubert and Liszt. This event, which is free and open...

  • October 18, 2001

    Nobel prize-winning poet and playwright Derek Walcott will give a public reading on Fri., Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. on the campus of St. Edward's University in the Ragsdale Center's Jones Auditorium. This event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Visiting Writers Series sponsored by The...

  • October 17, 2001

    St. Edward's University student Jesus Santos of Laredo was voted "most outstanding student" by the University of New Mexico's German Summer School faculty in Taos, N.M. Santos also obtained a Language Proficiency Certification administered by the Goethe-Institute, which satisfies admission...