2011 News Releases

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  • September 14, 2011

    At this semester’s President’s Meeting, Dr. George Martin updated the university community on recent progress towards the university’s 2015 Strategic Plan including: Campus Master Plan updates, global initiatives; national recognition; academic accomplishments; athletic successes...

  • September 13, 2011

    U.S. News & World Report once again named St. Edward’s as one of America’s Best Colleges. In the 2012 rankings, St. Edward’s held its place as 21st among universities in the Western Region. 2012 marks the ninth consecutive year of recognition by U.S. News & World Report....

  • September 12, 2011

    Judy Walther remembers a time when Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve was very different. As the Basin’s first educational director — serving from 1979 to 1986 — she initially worked out of her car to organize tours and develop programs, back before Loop 360 was built. She was...

  • September 8, 2011

    Our distinguished faculty members are scholar-practitioners with years of industry experience and research acclaim. Nearly 90% of our professors hold PhDs or the highest degree in their discipline. They stay active in their fields and are passionate about bringing their expertise to the classroom....

  • August 31, 2011

    SXSW Interactive panel picking time is here. And, there are only three more days to vote. Two members of the St. Edward’s University Marketing Office — Mischelle Diaz and Marcie Lasseigne — are in Round Two of the process and need your vote for their panel topic, “Social...

  • August 24, 2011

    This fall, St. Edward’s University will mark an institutional record of 101 new international students on campus — new freshmen, undergraduate, graduate, exchange, transfer and returning — which is a 55% increase compared to last year. Jezreel Asare, a sophomore studying political...

  • August 22, 2011

    St. Edward's University will welcome students to campus on Friday, Aug. 26, as they move into the university’s residence halls from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If students need help with their belongings, they don’t have to look very far. Student-athletes and members of student organizations will...

  • August 16, 2011

    St. Edward’s University is proud to announce that Pat and Bill Munday have provided the largest gift in the university’s history - $13 million for a new library. This generous gift from Pat and Bill Munday will allow St. Edward’s University to construct a new library and learning...

  • August 16, 2011

    St. Edward’s University is pleased to announce that a gift of $1.7 million from University Federal Credit Union will allow the university to renovate its Alumni Gym. This is the largest gift from a corporate entity in the university’s history. The building will be re-named as the...

  • August 11, 2011

    St. Edward’s University will recognize 266 graduation candidates on Saturday, Aug. 20. The Graduate Programs and New College ceremony is at 10 a.m., and the Undergraduate ceremony is at 2 p.m. Both events will be held in the Recreation and Convocation Center. Susan Loughran, professor in...

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