News Archive for 2003

  • St. Edward's University Celebrates Centennial of Main Building

    October 8, 2003

    The South Austin skyline is anchored by a stately, castle-like building sitting high on a hilltop overlooking downtown. While many Austinites recognize the landmark on the St. Edward's campus, few realize that Main Building has stood in place for 100 years. Originally constructed in 1888, Main…

    
    
    
    	
    
  • St. Edward’s University announces changes to Board of Trustees

    October 1, 2003

    Roxann Thomas Chargois is the former executive director of the Austin Housing Authority, a former principal with Houston-based Chargois Investment and Insurance, and a former financial officer of JMC Auto Group, parent company of Pavilion Lincoln Mercury in Austin. Chargois earned a bachelor’s degree in…

    
    
    
    	
    
  • St. Edward's University and Wells Fargo Recognize 85 Scholars

    September 30, 2003

    St. Edward's University and Wells Fargo have made a joint investment in the future by creating the Wells Fargo Award for Future Leaders in Business and Technology to recognize high school students who exhibit academic and leadership qualities and have an interest in business and…

    
    
    
    	
    
  • Central Texas clay artists to exhibit work at St. Edward’s University

    September 8, 2003

    St. Edward's University is pleased to present Vessels: Transformed by Fire, an exhibition featuring work from Central Texas clay artists Finn Alban and Marian Haigh. The exhibition will be on display Sept. 12 through Oct. 5 in the gallery of the Fine Arts Center on…

    
    
    
    	
    
  • St. Edward’s University Baseball Team Plays Japanese All Stars

    September 3, 2003

    Baseball may be as American as apple pie, but the sport is quickly becoming as Japanese as sushi. From Masanori Murakami, the first Japanese player to join the American Major Leagues in 1964, to the 2003 Little League World Series champions — the third Japanese…

    
    
    
    	
    
  • CAMP Featured in a Segment on ABC World News

    September 1, 2003

    An important part of the St. Edward's University mission is providing an academically rigorous education to a culturally, economically and religiously diverse student body. First offered in 1972, CAMP at St. Edward's is the longest continuously running migrant education program in the nation and has served…

    
    
    
    	
    
  • Mary Moody Northen Theatre at St. Edward's University presents A FLEA IN HER EAR

    August 26, 2003

    Classic French farce jam-packed with mistaken identities, attempted indiscretions, high fashion and an uproarious cast of characters combine to create what is considered by many to be the funniest play ever written. A FLEA IN HER EAR is a wild romp about a woman trying…

    
    
    
    	
    
  • St. Edward’s University Receives National Award

    August 25, 2003

    The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) recently presented its 2003 CASE/Wealth ID Award for superior educational fund-raising performance to St. Edward’s University. The award, which recognizes institutions that show solid growth, broad support, and other indications of mature, well-maintained programs, comes just…

    
    
    
    	
    
  • St. Edward’s University to recognize 265 students in summer graduation

    August 12, 2003

    Joseph M. O’Neal, professor of anthropology at St. Edward’s University and recipient of the 2003 Distinguished Teaching Career Award, will deliver the keynote address at the College of Professional and Graduate Studies ceremony at 10 a.m. Barbara Filippidis, professor of English at St. Edward’s University…

    
    
    
    	
    
  • St. Edward’s receives distinctive designation from the New Media Consortium

    June 16, 2003

    Applicants are selected based on the following criteria: impact, innovation, collaboration, diversity and viability. Once conveyed, the New Media Center designation remains with an institution as long as it chooses to use it and receives the rights and privileges of this designation, including participation in…