On Friday, the Opus College of Business Schulze School of Entrepreneurship hosted its annual St. Thomas Business Plan Competition at Schulze Hall where $30,000 was on the line for budding entrepreneurs.
The University of St. Thomas’ School of Education is on the forefront of trying to help fill the special education teacher shortage through multiple program offerings that include special education residencies in local school systems.
Humans of St. Thomas catches up with Amy Helgeson, a first-year entrepreneur who wants her businesses to advance the common good, including her company, Skyrocket, aimed at helping senior citizens be entrepreneurs themselves.
Amy Pence-Brown ’05 MA holds body positive boot camps for women and teens, regularly blogs about issues, has just finished writing a book and frequently talks to media about the body positive work she does.
In early October, Dean of the School of Education at the University of St. Thomas Kathlene Holmes Campbell participated in “Reimagining Teacher Preparation Together, a two-day convening held by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle.
In the classroom, Caroline Little, a French teacher at Saint Thomas Academy for 17 years, constantly pushes the boundaries of what it is to be a language teacher by merging her love of all things French with her passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Faculty Development recently awarded two of their highest honors to four St. Thomas faculty members. Dr. Bruce Gleason and Dr. Mufaddal Baxamusa each received the University Scholars Grant, while Dr. Katharine Hill and Dr. Joshua Stuchlik each received the Distinguished Early Career Grant.