2004 News Releases

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  • April 16, 2004

    When some students returned for classes last fall at Dawson Elementary School, along with their new notebooks, pencils and paper, some also received new pen pals. For the past eight months, about 50 fourth and fifth graders have traded letters with students, faculty and staff at St. Edward's...

  • April 8, 2004

    National award-winning poet Marie Howe will give a public reading Thursday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. on the campus of St. Edward's University in the Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium. This event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the Visiting Writers Series sponsored by the School of...

  • April 7, 2004

    Arnulfo Hernandez, a 21-year-old from Pharr, Texas took top honors recently in Fort Worth as the Grand Prize Winner of the Reel Life Video Contest, sponsored by the State of Texas' College for Texans Campaign. The video competition was open to all college students in Texas to create stories that...

  • April 7, 2004

      Five students from St. Edward's swapped their spring break vacation for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity right here in Austin. On Sunday, March 21, participants Paul Hagey, '02, MLA '04, and Kacey McCoig, '06, shared their homeless experience during an interview aired live on CNN. One of...

  • April 6, 2004

    A Coalition of Texas colleges and universities, with support from the local U.S. Department of Commerce office, will be traveling to Mexico this Spring in hopes of attracting Mexican students to their campuses. Despite a temporary decline following the September 11th terrorist attacks, the...

  • March 29, 2004

    Where dreams and life collide. From the Big Bang to a party in Sam's room, THE HOUSE is music, movement and dreams. the battle of the sexes, the battle between good and evil, the battle of the bands. comic, vibrant, unexpected. THE HOUSE is now. THE HOUSE will most definitely entertain … and...

  • March 23, 2004

    A memorial Mass will be celebrated for David Garcia at 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 24, in Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel on the St. Edward's University campus, immediately followed by a press conference with the family. A 22-year-old senior from Alamo, Texas, Garcia died while on Spring Break on South...

  • March 10, 2004

    While millions of college students across the country will spend the upcoming Spring Break holiday relaxing on the beach, some St. Edward's University students will trade their swimsuits and sunscreen for the streets of downtown Austin. One of five service-based Alternative Spring Break programs...

  • February 24, 2004

    **NOMINATION DEADLINE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2004** WHAT: The nomination deadline for the 2004 Samaritan Center Ethics in Business Awards is Wednesday, March 24. Finalists will be announced in early September and the award recipients will be named at an awards dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 19. More than...

  • February 10, 2004

    Following two very successful years, the Samaritan Center for Counseling and Pastoral Care, in partnership with St. Edward's University, is launching the 2004 Samaritan Center Ethics in Business Awards program. The 2004 co-chairs, all past Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce chairs, are Ron Kessler...

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