2007 News Releases

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  • December 16, 2007

    On Dec. 15, St. Edward's University will confer 433 diplomas as the university recognizes graduating students in two ceremonies. Ceremonies will take place at 10 a.m. for New College and Graduate students and at 2 p.m. for traditional undergraduates in the Recreation and Convocation Center. A...

  • December 8, 2007

    St. Edward's University Celebrates 29th Annual Festival of Lights This year, the university has expanded its annual Festival of Lights tradition to several new ways to celebrate the holidays. Events will include Christmas on the Plaza, a tree lighting ceremony, and Monte Siesta Christmas Fiesta, an...

  • December 5, 2007

    Nancy Brown, ’00, New College summa cum laude graduate, will deliver the keynote address for the New College and Graduate ceremony. Brown, who completed the PACE Business and Management major and received the New College Graduate Award, is the vice president of Development at BusinesSuites, a...

  • November 23, 2007

    St. Edward's University Community Provides Food for Families For more than 20 years, St. Edward's University has helped feed families over the Thanksgiving holiday. The meals are made possible through the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive and the generous donations of the campus community. This...

  • November 12, 2007

    Join fellow students and mingle with alumni at one of two watch parties around Austin on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Root for the Hilltoppers as the men's basketball team takes on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame in a special exhibition game. Tip-off will be at 6:30 p.m. Win tickets to Hilltopper basketball...

  • October 26, 2007

    John Bul Dau is the author of God Grew Tired of Us and this year's Freshman Studies speaker. Dau is one of 27,000 Lost Boys forced to flee war-torn Sudan in 1987 when civil war broke out and the northern government began attacking the south. He will discuss how at the age of 13 he was thrown into...

  • October 16, 2007

    As part of the annual Founder's Day celebration at St. Edward's, the university is celebrating the beatification of Father Basil Moreau, CSC, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross. At 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, the university community is invited to a special Mass at Our Lady Queen of...

  • October 4, 2007

    David Laribee, a New York Developer, coined a term which summarizes a movement in the .NET community — ALT.NET. What does it mean to be to be ALT.NET? In short, it signifies: Developers who use what works while keeping an eye out for a better way. Reaching outside the mainstream to adopt the...

  • October 4, 2007

    The center's new UPDATE series will present experts on such topics as the U.S. Congress on Oct. 15 and Asian politics and economics on Nov. 12. All events are free and open to the public. UPDATE: U.S. Congress Monday, Oct. 15 7 p.m. Jones Auditorium, Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center Presented...

  • October 2, 2007

    Fleck Hall Grand Reopening Party Celebrate the grand reopening of Fleck Hall, new home for classrooms, offices and the School of Education at St. Edward's University. At 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, enjoy free food and drinks as you view the renovated spaces. You won't want to miss seeing the...

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