Test of the SEU Alert System, Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Office of Campus Safety will conduct a full system test of the SEU Alert system on ThursdayNovember 17th. This test will include the activation of the SMS text and email communication methods via TopperText.  

This TEST is required by law and assists the University in evaluating the performance of our emergency notification system. The test lasts approximately 1 minute and all messages will clearly state, “This is a test of the SEU Alert emergency notification system. This is only a test.  No further actions are required.”  

Please make sure your contact information is correct to ensure you receive messages during a campus emergency. Log into myHilltop and click the TopperText (Campus Emergency Notifications) button under Quick Links and follow the prompts. Contact us at campus.safety@stedwards.edu if you need further assistance.   


Info: Office of Campus Safety512-448-8444

Kozmetsky Center Guest Speaker Dr. Dianne Barton Dec. 5th, 2016

On Monday December 5, the Kozmetsky Center will feature a lecture offered by Dr. Dianne Barton who is currently responsible for managing water quality, environmental toxics, and regulatory processes at the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC).

Her lecture entitled “Native American Perspectives on Science, Spirituality, Nature, and the Environment” is scheduled for 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM in Mabee Ballroom A.

Dr. Barton helps restore fish in the ancestral homeland of the CRITFC tribes and also serves as Chair of the National Tribal Toxics Council (NTTC) which advocates for tribal interests in toxic policy decisions. Previously, Dr. Barton was a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She holds a Ph.D. in Geochemistry from the University of Arizona.

If you would like to read the Kozmetsky’s Information Sheet on Dr. Barton click the link below:


For more information about the event:

The Kozmetsky Center