President Julie Sullivan, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey welcomed hundreds of community members to St. Thomas Wednesday during the third annual Breakfast with the Mayors.
On Oct. 9, the Center for the Common Good, will host the first meeting for the Global Justice Movement, an advocacy initiative aimed at addressing migration and global hunger issues both locally and globally.
In May, the Center for the Common Good (CCG) partnered with local nonprofit, Keystone Community Services, and St. Thomas’ own experts in food insecurity, BrightSide Produce, to create TommieShelf and serve groceries and fresh produce to the St. Thomas and St. Paul communities.
A partnership between the University of St. Thomas and the Metropolitan Council is benefitting students, the natural environment, and other public spaces. Students are producing solid work for the Council that may, in some cases, result in long-term monetary savings.
Professor of the Year recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. The faculty selects the recipient, and this year’s Professor of the Year is Dr. Victoria Young, professor and chair of the St. Thomas art history program and architectural historian.
The Tommie Award is sponsored annually by the Division of Student Affairs and honors a senior selected by students, faculty and staff as best representing St. Thomas Aquinas’ ideals of scholarship, leadership a...