School of Education

St. Thomas Day Celebration Honors Outstanding Tommies

The University of St. Thomas celebrated its annual St. Thomas Day on Wednesday, June 9, when the recipients of the Monsignor James Lavin Award, Professor of the Year Award, Humanitarian Award, Tommie Award and Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award were announced.

Equity in Action: Deans Discuss Racial Justice

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.
Students receive their diplomas during the graduate commencement ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, Morrison Family College of Health, and the School of Divinity in O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul on May 23, 2021.

Sights and Sounds: 2021 Graduate Commencement

The University of St. Thomas bestowed 1,214 graduate degrees on May 24 during an in-person ceremony, with social distancing and face coverings serving as visible proof of the many challenges the students faced ...
President Sullivan hands out diplomas during the 9am commencement ceremony in O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul on May 22, 2021.

Sights and Sounds: 2021 Undergraduate Commencement and March Out of the Arches

Thanks to in-depth planning by university administration, faculty and key student representatives, in-person commencement ceremonies and March Out of the Arches returned this year.
President Julie Sullivan - State of the University
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St. Thomas Launches New Minnesota Institute for Trauma-Informed Education

Educating teachers to understand and address trauma triggered in the classroom is vital when it comes to nurturing a child’s ability to learn.   As a result, the School of Education and the Morrison Family C...
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St. Thomas Airs Prime Time Ads to Shine Spotlight on Academic Excellence

In the hopes of enticing more prospects to choose St. Thomas, the university is rolling out four new student-centric TV commercials on Feb. 8 that use storytelling suspense, drama and intrigue that mirror teasers for some of the popular prime time TV shows in which they are slotted to appear.
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Trauma-Informed Training: Helping Educators Spot Trauma-Related Behaviors

Children bring their whole selves into the classroom – their circumstances, their real-life experiences and their emotions. For some, that includes trauma triggered by traumatic events and situations experienced outside of school.

Tommie Experts: Radical Times Call for Radical Healing

Bryana H. French, PhD, LP, created with colleagues the Psychology of Radical Healing Collective to share evidence-based practices that promote individual and collective healing in the face of racism.
Engineering Professor Dr. Katherine Acton prepares online learning lessons in the STELAR Media Studio. Mark Brown/University of St. Thomas

Zooming into Online Learning

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.
A tassel on a mortar board (cap) is shown during the graduate commencement ceremony May 21, 2016 in the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex field house.
Students rush past and into the Anderson Student Center on a sunny autumn day on October 7, 2016.

First Destinations Survey Highlights Strong Employment Outcomes for Class of 2019

Nearly 95% of the Class of 2019 reported employment, enrollment in a graduate program, volunteer service or enlistment in the military, according to the Career Development Center's annual First Destinations Survey. 
Dr. Kathlene Holmes Campbell, dean of the School of Education, speaks in the O'Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium on March 19, 2019.

School of Education Dean Campbell Advocates For Student Teachers Amidst COVID-19 Changes

School of Education Dean Kathlene Holmes Campbell has been working tirelessly over the past six weeks advocating for her students on everything from the number of “face-to-face" weeks of student teaching required to the way teacher performance assessments are conducted.