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Schreiner Announces Fall Graduation Speakers – Penn, Adolph

Schreiner University will hold its Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Fri Dec 14 at 10 a.m. in the Schreiner University Events Center, and its Baccalaureate Ceremony on Thurs Dec 13 at 5 p.m. in the Junkin Campus Ministry Center. The Reverend Kelsey Penn, Coordinator of Purposeful Lives and Assistant Campus Minister at Schreiner, will be the baccalaureate speaker. The service starts at 5 p.m. on Dec 13 in the Junkin [...]

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Schreiner University History Department receives large donation

Carole Ann Pierce, the widow of long time Austin Community College professor L. Patrick Hughes, today donated his entire collection of professional books (approx 350 books) to the History Program at Schreiner University. Hughes taught for 35 years at ACC and was a past president of the Texas Folklore Society. His fields of interest were primarily Texas history, Texas music and Texas folklore. This material will become the cornerstone of [...]

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Schreiner University Professor Uses Film, Culture and Storytelling to Inspire Creativity

Dr. Kathleen Hudson, professor of English, has developed many unique and thought-provoking courses during her tenure at Schreiner University. She is an award-winning teacher, Texas Heritage Music Foundation founder and author of two books about Texas music. Hudson’s immersed teaching subscribes to Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan's maxim that “he who's not busy being born is busy dying."  Across thirty-five years of innovative pedagogy focusing upon human creativity and the [...]

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Schreiner Presents “Gun Violence: A Public Epidemic?”

Schreiner University will host its Cooper Lecture Series titled “Gun Violence: A Public Epidemic? How would addressing it as a public health problem bring solutions?” on Monday, Nov 26 at 6 p.m. in the Ferguson-Dietert Chapel of the Junkin Campus Ministry Center. The lecture will consist of a viewing of the documentary “Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence” which was developed by Presbyterian Disaster Assistance  Following the documentary, there [...]

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Schreiner Honored Among National Colleges of Distinction

Schreiner University has been recognized for its committed implementation of High-Impact Educational Practices, earning its title as one of the nation’s Colleges of Distinction. Schreiner has proven itself to be at the forefront of American higher education with a modern, student-centered approach to teaching. With a unique learning environment, its programming engages students with character-building first-year seminars, community-based learning programs, service-learning programs, diversity and global learning programs, intensive writing courses, [...]

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Schreiner Student Wins Free Room for a Semester

Schreiner University Athletics is hosting competitions for Schreiner students at each home contest this season to win valuable prizes during half-time. Prizes range from $100 gift certificates to the University Bookstore, $1000 off tuition for a single semester, or free room for a single semester on campus. Schreiner University students enter their names when they attend a home contest. Participants are randomly selected from those who entered. Those selected for [...]

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Schreiner Weather Club Forecasting Workshop

The Hill Country Chapter of the National Weather Association, in partnership with Schreiner University, welcomes meteorologist Richard McAlister, President of the Hill Country Chapter of the National Weather Association on Thursday, Nov 15 at 7 p.m. in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center ballrooms. McAlister will teach an interactive, hands-on, weather forecasting workshop, explaining how to use free, internet-based applications to forecast the weather.  Participants are encouraged to [...]

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Schreiner’s Coffeehouse Series Features “Rooster” Martinez

The Schreiner Coffeehouse Music Series continues at the Lion’s Den in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center at Schreiner University on Wednesday, Nov 7. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. This Coffeehouse performance will feature Schreiner University students from the English and the Music Departments and will consist of singing, musical instruments and spoken word performances. Special Guest, Christopher “Rooster” [...]

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“Star of Bethlehem” Astronomy Class and Star Party at Schreiner University

Schreiner University - in a lifelong learning partnership with Dynamic Learning Institute (DLI) - will host “Star of Bethlehem” astronomical class at 6 p.m. Tuesday Nov 6 in the River Room of the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center. A star party immediately following at the Loftis Family Science Center. To register for DLI classes, call 792-4044 Monday through Friday, or register online at www.clubed.net. Class registration fees are [...]

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Schreiner Nursing Presents Postpartum Depression Lecture

Schreiner University’s Nursing Department presents a lecture on Postpartum Depression and support group resources on Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center ballroom. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. The lecture will include a screening of “Dark Side of the Full Moon” followed by a presentation from Maria Zeitz, LPC, MS, RN  [...]

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Schreiner Salute presented to David Ponce and John Price

The “Schreiner Salute” recognition for exceptional customer service has been awarded to David Ponce and John Price of Facilities Services. A letter was received from an elderly husband and wife of the Kerrville community who were on campus to pick up their granddaughter. The letter reads: “Just a note to say thanks to David and John of the maintenance group. My wife had a flat tire while picking up the [...]

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Schreiner Welcomes Dr. Bill Reed, Former Director National Hurricane Center

The Hill Country Chapter of the National Weather Association, in partnership with Schreiner University, welcomes guest speaker Dr. Bill Reed, Former Director of the National Hurricane Center on Monday, Oct 29 at 7 p.m. in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center ballrooms at Schreiner University. This event is free and open to the public. Reed will give a presentation and lecture about the challenges of hurricane forecasting and [...]

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Schreiner University Choir Presents “Spectrum!”

The Cailloux Theater will host Schreiner University’s Choir on Oct 27 at 7 p.m. for their concert “Spectrum!” A Music Revue where the songs will feature a color or contain imagery that evokes different colors found in nature. Admission is 5 dollars for adults, and free for Schreiner faculty, staff, students (with ID) and anyone under 18 years of age. There will also be a bake sale and raffle tickets [...]

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Schreiner University awards October Student Leader of the Month

Schreiner University recently awarded Ira Wolfshohl as the Student Leader of the Month for October. Wolfshohl is a senior, graduating in May 2019, and is pursuing a degree in Accounting with a minor in Business Management. Wolfshohl has stepped up to manage the university mail center, serves as a RA in Delaney and is a member of Sigma Alpha Pi, Alpha Chi, Mountaineer Leadership Academy, the Bass Fishing Team and [...]

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Schreiner University Teaching Accounting Using Local Businesses

Schreiner University’s Accounting department has been working with local area businesses to allow students to see first-hand what the fruits of their studies look like in the real world. Several businesses have been working with Schreiner for this opportunity, and on Sept 28 All-Plastics invited them for a presentation and to tour their Kerrville facility. The presentation curriculum to the Schreiner Accounting students included lean manufacturing, kaizen, bill of materials [...]

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Schreiner University – October Star Party

Schreiner University will host a star party starting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the Loftis Family Science Center. Participants will be able to view celestial objects in the Hill Country sky in the domed observatory containing Schreiner’s 16-inch telescope. Several eight-inch telescopes will also be available. The event is free to attend and open to the public. Parking is available adjacent to the center. The entrance gate is [...]

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Camerata San Antonio Takes Stage at Schreiner University

Camerata San Antonio is a chamber music ensemble presenting six impeccably prepared and curated concert programs in San Antonio, Kerrville and Boerne.  Kerrville will have the opportunity to experience “Salon” on Saturday Oct 6 at 3 p.m. in the Rodman Steele Recital Hall at Junkin Ministry Center. Tickets are $8 for students and $20 for the public. Free parking will be available in the West Lot on Schreiner University’s campus, [...]

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Will Owen Gage at Schreiner’s Coffeehouse Music Series

Will Owen Gage will perform at the Lion’s Den in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center at Schreiner University on Wednesday, Oct 3, for the 2018-19 Texas Music Coffeehouse series. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. His love for the Blues and American Roots Music began at a young age. His uncle gave him a copy of "The Vaughan Brothers: Family Style" [...]

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Schreiner University Welcomes “Dr. Doppler”

The Hill Country Chapter of the National Weather Association, in partnership with Schreiner University, welcomes guest speaker Cary Allen Burgess on Monday, Oct 1 at 7:00 p.m. to the Cailloux Campus Activity Center (CCAC) Ballroom. Burgess of NBC affiliate KCBD in Lubbock, Texas, also known as “Dr. Doppler” to Hill Country residents, is a native of Kerrville, an experienced storm chaser and an expert on Hill Country weather. Burgess will [...]

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Schreiner University Presents Texas Heritage Days

The annual Texas Heritage Music Day in September is NOW an event sponsored by Schreiner University with a new name. All events are free and open to the public. Schools in Kerr and all contiguous counties are encouraged to attend. Event:  Texas Heritage Days Date:  September 26-28 Description:  Wednesday, September 26, Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines will perform at a kickoff concert held in the Sam Junkin Hall at Schreiner [...]

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Student of the Month – Baileigh Toenes

Baileigh Toenes is a Junior Biology and Public Health Major and is involved with an array of activities on campus. She holds several chair positions such as SAB President, RA assistant for Faulkner, and Secretary for Alpha Sigma. Bailey plans on attending medical school after graduation and hopes to specialize in pediatrics. This Bandera native has a passion for hiking at Enchanted Rock and exploring local trails. Great job, Bailey!

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SU Presents “Novel, TX: Writers of the Texas Hill Country”

Schreiner University and the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library proudly present “Novel, TX: Writers of the Texas Hill Country.” This much anticipated event will feature a reading from The Which Way Tree and a discussion with author Elizabeth Crook and will take place on Sept 24 at 7 p.m. in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center at Schreiner University. Each year, Schreiner University selects a book for incoming first-year students that [...]

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Constitution Day Lecture “The Civil Right to Vote”

Dr. Benjamin C. Montoya, Schreiner University Assistant Professor of History, will lead a Constitution Day program about thehistorical development of voting rights in the United States. The free public event begins at 1.00 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center River Room. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation. The concept of who comprised the voting public has changed massively [...]

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Schreiner University Preparing Students to Succeed

As a May graduate from Schreiner University, and a 2018 finalist for Valedictorian, Tristan Adamson knows firsthand how big of an impact the professors at Schreiner have on their students. When he started his freshman year at Schreiner University, Tristan was very determined to earn a bachelor’s degree in biology. However, struggling though high school science classes because of a lack of motivation, he had doubts in his abilities. On [...]

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Schreiner University Presents “Voices from 9/11”

Schreiner University presents the Weir and Nell Labatt Distinguished Lecture Series titled “Voices from 9/11” on Sept 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center ballrooms. This highly anticipated lecture is free and open to the public. In keeping with Schreiner University’s theme for this year – resiliency – “Voices from 9/11” features two very special guest speakers that were at ground-zero on that horrific [...]

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Star Party at Schreiner University

Schreiner University will host a star party starting at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10 at the Loftis Family Science Center. Participants will be able to view celestial objects in the Hill Country sky in the domed observatory containing Schreiner’s 16-inch telescope. Several eight-inch telescopes will also be available. The event is free to attend and open to the public. Parking is available adjacent to the center. The entrance gate is [...]

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Max Baca y Los Texmaniacs Kickoff Coffeehouse Music Series

Grammy Award-winning Max Baca y los Texmaniacs return to the Lion’s Den in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center at Schreiner University on Wednesday, Sept. 5, to start the 2018-19 Texas Music Coffeehouse series. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. One of premier conjunto bands around, Los Texmaniacs features veteran bajo sexto player Max Baca. Their album “Borders y Bailes,” won the [...]

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Educating and Preparing Hill Country for Future Hurricanes

The Hill Country Chapter of the National Weather Association in partnership with Schreiner University welcomes guest speaker Dr. Philip Klotzbach of Colorado State University.  He is a world-renown hurricane researcher and co-author of Colorado State University’s Annual Hurricane Forecast. On Wednesday, Aug 29th at 7 pm in the Schreiner University Library, Dr. Klotzbach will speak about the “Cause and Effects of Hurricanes Impacting Texas.” He will answer questions following his [...]

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McKay to Present SU Convocation Address

The convocation, which is open to the public, starts at 1 p.m. Friday, August 24, in the Stephens Family Arena of the Athletic and Event Center with the traditional procession of faculty and members of the Class of 2022. This year, our keynote speaker will be Dr. Gretchen McKay, Professor of Art History at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. Dr. McKay is an engaging speaker who integrates digital humanities scholarship, [...]

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Schreiner Intern Performing Research at NIH in Bethesda, MD

Bethesda, MD – Mayte Gonzalez, originally from Brownsville, TX, is a junior chemistry major at Schreiner University. With the support of her family and strong Hispanic heritage, her parents - with no formal education of their own - have always impressed upon her the value of hard work and perseverance. She aspires to someday use her chemistry degree in the medical field. With the encouragement of her advisor, Dr. Adrian [...]

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Schreiner Demos Scottish Highland Games on Campus

Schreiner University’s Changing Global Society office and Campus Recreation, in cooperation with the Kerr County Celtic Festival, would like to invite Schreiner students, employees and the community to come experience a Scottish-Celtic Festival at the Robbins-Lewis Pavilion on the Schreiner University campus.  The Highland Games will take place on Friday, August 17th from 1-4 pm. The Highland Games originated in Scotland reportedly from King Malcolm III of Scotland, in the [...]

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Schreiner Mourns Distinguished Alumni Frank Denius ’42

Schreiner mourns the loss of Frank Denius, a donor, distinguished alumni and friend of the University. Link to Obituary. In April of 2018 Frank earned the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award below is what was written about Frank. To say Athens, Texas native Frank Denius has lived an honorable and distinguished life would be an understatement. One of America’s most highly decorated veterans of World War II, receiving four Silver Stars [...]

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Redesigned and Improved BSN Program Receives Approval

Schreiner University redesigned and improved its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, and received the program’s approval from the Texas Board of Nursing on Thursday. The philosophy, mission, and objectives for the redesigned BSN program are in alignment with the long-standing traditions at Schreiner University as well as the nursing profession. “The nursing program is integral to our mission to prepare students for meaningful work, and to be of [...]

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Schreiner University a 2018 Best Online College in Texas

Schreiner University ranked in the top 10 of the 2018 Best Online Colleges in Texas list by SR Education Group. This list includes the 25 best online colleges in Texas in 2018 based on their affordability and academic strength. “Schreiner University’s online programs are designed for full-time working adults, who are ready to take the next step in their career,” said Magda Riveros, Schreiner University Graduate Programs admissions counselor. “The [...]

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Students Get Hands-on Experience with Western Art in Annual Reenactment Day

48 students came to Schreiner University to study and take pictures of longhorn cattle, horses, chuckwagons, Native Americans and cowboys. These students are part of the Western Art Academy, and every year they have the opportunity to get hands-on-experience by taking photographs and creating oil paintings and sculptures of the reenactment of western art. The artwork created by each student during the academy will then be auctioned off July 7. [...]

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Schreiner University Awards Scholarships to Area Fifth Graders

Schreiner University presented 16 fifth-grade students from area elementary schools with $20,000 scholarships at a ceremony honoring the winners of the 2018 Rotary Youth Citizenship Awards. Along with these scholarships, the University also pledges to give ongoing college counseling to the students no matter their ultimate choice of university. The students presented with the Rotary Youth Citizenship Award and the 4-year $20,000 scholarships are: Kaydance Armke and Jaeden Perez from [...]

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