Nearly 600 St. Thomas community members gathered virtually over Zoom for the 2020-21 academic convocation, in which two important topics – the COVID-19 pandemic and racial injustice – were frequently addressed.
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.
The National Urban Alliance for Effective Education (NUA) and the University of St. Thomas are teaming up for a three-day Summer Institute focused on training K-12 educators to help every child reach their potential.
St. Thomas recently recognized 15 retiring faculty members, thanking them for more than 350 years of collective service to the university. Several retiring faculty shared their reflections on what it has meant to teach and work at St. Thomas.
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.
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.
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.
St. Thomas’ School of Education is constantly working to help increase the number of teachers of color in the classroom through various partnerships, including two with state-funded teaching preparation programs – Collaborative Urban and Greater Minnesota Educators of Color, and Grow Your Own.
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.