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December 9, 2002

St. Edward's University to recognize 374 students in fall graduation

Bruce Mills, '90, chief of public safety at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, will deliver the keynote address at the College of Professional and Graduate Studies ceremony at 10 a.m. Eliseo Elizondo, '87, MBA '98, chemical commodity manager at Motorola, will deliver the keynote address for the Undergraduate College ceremony at 3 p.m.

Mills spent 26 years with the Austin Police Department, most recently as assistant chief of police. In addition to a bachelor's degree in liberal studies from St. Edward's, he also holds a master's degree in criminal justice from Southwest Texas State University. Elizondo entered St. Edward's University through the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) and continues to be an active mentor for migrant students. He earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry and a master's degree in business administration from St. Edward's University.

St. Edward's University officials will confer approximately 374 degrees this fall. Degree distribution follows:

Traditional undergraduates 169
New College undergraduates 114
Master of Business Administration 59
Master of Arts in Counseling 7
Master of Liberal Arts 4
Master of Science in Organizational
Leadership and Ethics
Master of Arts in Human Services 10
Total 374


St. Edward’s University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university of 4,200 students in Austin. It was founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

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