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Honor society welcomes new faculty advisor, inducts members


February 13, 2013

Alpha Chi, a university-wide honor society, recently held its annual induction ceremony with a new faculty adviser in place. Casie Parish-Fisher, a faculty instructor for the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, took the position...

Declining student retention rates prompt a university reaction


December 4, 2012

The number of undergraduate students who return to St. Edward’s University after they complete their freshman year has steadily decreased since 2010.  Eighty-one percent of freshman who enrolled at St. Edward’s in 2010, now ...

Virtual learning environments don’t work for every student

October 23, 2012

Virtual learning is on the rise for higher education. Many colleges, including Austin Community College and St. Edward’s University conduct courses online, and some classes are a mixture of traditional classrooms and online learn...

Dean of Humanities returns her to Texas roots


September 10, 2012

Sharon Nell begins her first year as St. Edward’s University new dean of the School of Humanities this fall. When Father Louis Brusatti stepped down from the position last year, a search team interviewed applicants from acros...

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