Four St. Thomas deans gathered recently to discuss racial justice and the approaches they are taking to best integrate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the classroom, the pedagogy and the hiring practices of their divisions.
On what turned out to be a beautiful, sunny Sunday, the Dougherty Family College held commencement on May 23 for its third set of graduates, the Class of 2021. The event, held socially distanced on O’Shaughness...
When 10 Dougherty Family College (DFC) scholars got news they had earned a full-tuition scholarship to pursue a bachelor’s degree at St. Thomas, the prevailing response was: “This is a dream come true.”
It is no secret that the University of St. Thomas shows pride in the accomplishments of its students who remain committed and dedicated to the challenging work, faith and community that has welcomed and embraced them on campus. Supporting the success of the students enrolled at Dougherty Family College (DFC) is no exception.
There are at least two things Chalon Coley and I have in common, we both are Dougherty Family College alumna, and we work at the same coffee shop. Working with Coley making lattes every day and navigating this ...
Kelly Saybe ‘22 is a member of the Dougherty Family College’s inaugural class of 2019 and a transition scholarship recipient at the University of St. Thomas. A junior at the University of St. Thomas, Saybe is a...
Since March 12, more than 900 St. Thomas faculty members taught more than 2,000 courses to more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. This summer another 450 courses will be taught.
Several businesses offer paid internships to DFC students as part of the school's Professional Internship Program. U.S. Bank was an original supporter and sponsors the most students, 14, of any business.
College of Arts and Sciences sociology assistant professor Patricia Maddox and Dougherty Family College clinical faculty Jennifer Trost have done something unique with their respective sociology classes. For three years now they have been creating a double community engagement experience for some of their Introduction to Sociology students.
A year ago, 10 Dougherty Family College students received the first-ever Excellence Scholarships to fully fund their tuition to continue toward four-year degrees at St. Thomas. This year, they’ll be joined by 19 more peers from DFC.
President Julie Sullivan has announced all classes will temporarily move online starting Monday, March 16. No in-person classes will be held until Tuesday, April 14 (students’ first day back from the Easter holiday), at the earliest.
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.
Nearly 150 community members gathered Tuesday in O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium for “Pathways to Inclusion: Our DEI Journey,” a 12-person panel discussion hosted by Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence Kha Yang and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.
To begin the 29th annual St. Thomas Alumni Association First Friday Speaker Series, Greg Cunningham, U.S. Bank Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, spoke on Oct. 4 about workplace culture in terms of inclusion and intentionality.