Four Residence Life construction projects will begin on campus next summer. In addition to the Chapel Expansion announced last week, the University of St. Thomas is moving forward with plans to build two new residence halls with underground parking and to begin renovations at Brady and Dowling Residence Halls over the next three summers.
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The chapel at the University of St. Thomas has served its campus well for nearly 100 years. Thanks to the generosity of donors, it will now be brought into the 21st century with expanded spaces and amenities that will serve the contemporary needs of the entire community.
The University of St. Thomas has a new vice president and director of athletics. Phil Esten ‘95 will return to his alma mater in January, bringing with him a breadth of experience from athletics leadership positions at Penn State University; the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Minnesota and The Ohio State University.
Twenty-five high school students came together at St. Thomas on Thursday for the inaugural Synergy Program, a partnership between the accounting program and PricewaterhouseCoopers aimed at improving diverse representation in the accounting field.
The university’s regular paid holidays (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day) fall on weekdays this year (Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1). We will provide three additional paid “gift days” on Dec. 26, 27 and 28.
Please remember in your prayers Bernice Sarah Vogt Eisele, mother of Mary Eisele Slack, Opus College of Business clinical faculty member in the Management Department, grandmother of John Slack, a junior majoring in computer engineering, mother-in-law of David Slack, a graduate student in software engineering.
Tragedy has struck our St. Thomas community, again. We are mourning the loss of first-year student Joia Simpson, who fell from the 10th floor of The Bridges apartments in Dinkytown early Thursday morning, Nov. 1.
Thousands of St. Thomas community members gathered in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex fieldhouse on Wednesday, signaling with their overwhelming presence that St. Thomas is ready for change.
Sarah Kilibarda ’04, Kathy Klos ’07 and 3L Juana Cardenas represent a chain of mentorship in the School of Law's externship program across the field of immigration law.
President Julie Sullivan invites the St. Thomas community a campus-wide meeting on Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. as a kickoff to the university’s commitment to action and is a critical step in boldly addressing systemic racism and hate in our community.
In accordance with our University of St. Thomas mission of advancing the common good and convictions of dignity and diversity, we seek to create and sustain a diverse, equitable and inclusive community. As such, the university is committed to this Action Plan to Combat Racism.
Faculty and staff members of the St. Thomas Anti-Racism Coalition have sent a letter to President Julie Sullivan and the Newsroom calling for systemic change in response to the ongoing challenges our community faces. The president, provost, and entire university leadership team is committed to undertaking the short-term and long-term work needs to ensure this moment is a meaningful inflection point in stepping up our efforts to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive community that lives our fundamental value of respecting and promoting the human dignity of all.
Eleven St. Thomas students representing eight commitments attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct. 19-21 in Chicago.