St. Edward's Reunion Weekend features array of events
Many of the institution's best and brightest former students, faculty and friends will return for a number of special events:
Schedule of Events
|Friday, February 14|
|11:30am–1:30pm||Golden Guard Luncheon
; Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom
St. Edward's University and High School graduates from the classes of 1952–1953 and earlier will be honored by the university and inducted into this special society.
Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom
Alumni will get reacquainted with former classmates, faculty and friends as participants begin celebrating the spirit of St. Edward's.
|Saturday, February 15|
|9:30am-12pm||Lunch and tour; Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Lunch and tour of one of Austin's premier attractions.
|10am||In the Founder's Footsteps
Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium
President George Martin will host a lively presentation on the strategic priorities and the future of St. Edward's. This presentation also will repeat at 2 p.m.
|11am||Alumni Softball Game; Diane Daniels Field|
|Noon||High School Alumni Luncheon; Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom|
|1pm||Tour; Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Explore Texas history at the newest museum in Austin.
|1pm||Alumni Baseball Game; Lucien-Hamilton Field|
|1:30pm||Renewal of Wedding Vows; Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel
Father Rick Wilkinson, CSC, will preside over a renewal of marriage vows. Several couples have met while attending St. Edward's and have been married in the chapel.
|2pm||In the Founder's Footsteps
Ragsdale Center, Jones Auditorium (see 10 a.m.)
|2:30pm-4:30pm||Campus Open House — Archives Open House
The newest buildings of campus, Moreau Residence Hall, Trustee Hall and the Fine Arts Center, will be open to see. The University Archives in the Scarborough-Phillips Library also will be open.
|3pm||Alumni Men's Soccer Game; Upper soccer field|
|4:30pm||Tailgate Party and Basketball Games; Recreation and Convocation Center (RCC)
Food, fun and entertainment for fans of the Hilltopper basketball teams. The women's team plays at 5:30 p.m., and the men's team plays at 7:30 p.m.
|7pm-8pm||T-shirt and Tennis Shoe Reception; Alumni Gym
All present and former SEU athletes are invited to this special reception.
|9:30pm||Casino Night; Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom
Attendees will try their luck at casino tables after the game.
|Meadows Coffehouse Social
Meet other alumni for a drink after the game.
|Sunday, February 16|
|10:30am||Mass; Ragsdale Center, Mabee Ballroom
The St. Edward's community will have Mass before closing Reunion Weekend.
|11:30am||Farewell Brunch; Reunion tent (outdoors)|