Academic News

St. Thomas senior Sarah Isse, center, works alongside teen youth, volunteering at Cookie Cart, a bakery and non-profit that employs teenagers, providing them with leadership skills and work experience, in Minneapolis on December 19, 2019.

Cookies and College: Beginning Business Acumen Conference Builds Skills, St. Thomas Connections

Seniors Madison Morehouse and Sarah Isse have teamed with Minneapolis nonprofit Cookie Cart each of the last two semesters to bring its student workers to St. Thomas for a full-day Beginning Business Acumen Conference, exposing them to life as college students and connecting their budding skill sets to college futures.

Life at St. Thomas: November 2019

Life at St. Thomas is an ongoing feature highlighting the images that capture what daily life on campus is like and what it feels like to a Tommie. Check out some of the amazing images from the month of November 2019.

Scholars of Finance Develops Ethical Leaders Nationwide

Ryan Quinlivan '15 started Scholars of Finance, which helps develop the next generation of highly capable financial executives who will act and lead from a strong grounding in principles and ethics. He was inspired by St. Thomas’ interdisciplinary curriculum, commitment to the common good, and more specifically, a Catholic studies course.
Honorable mention, Sense of Place: Erin Engstran, Canberra, Australia. "Canberra Sunset: This photo was taken outside our hotel in Canberra, Australia. As we were standing in the field and watching the sunset, kangaroos started emerging from the trees and filled the whole area. This photo captures my favorite moment from this study abroad trip because it was a truly unique experience that could not have happened anywhere else."

Students Reflect on Study Abroad Experiences as J-Term, Spring Programs Approach

Study abroad has long been – and continues to be – a huge part of the St. Thomas experience of educating global citizens: Last year 772 students studied outside the United States, which ranks ranks 17th in the nation for undergraduate study abroad participation at doctoral institutions, and the top in Minnesota.