Today is a difficult day for our community. The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced that St. Thomas will be involuntarily removed from membership in the MIAC effective at the end of spring 2021. You can find its official statement here.
The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on promotion following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in May 2019.
What’s so special about this movie? The people featured – students, staff and families of Lucy Craft Laney Community School, led by principal Mauri Melander Friestleben ’97, ’00 MA, ’05 EdS.
Upon the recommendation of Father Joseph Taphorn, rector and vice president of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, and with the approval of Most Reverend Bernard Hebda, archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan has appointed Christopher Thompson, PhD, as dean of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity. Thompson will begin his second term as Dean on July 1.
The World Press Institute (WPI) has chosen 10 journalists from Algeria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary, India, Romania, South Africa, Uganda and Uruguay to be fellows in its 2019 international journalism program.
Last fall, a group of St. Thomas faculty and staff became part of the university’s first Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED) cohort.
In collaboration with the University of St. Thomas School of Education and the African American Registry, the May Dean’s Forum featured Dr. Yvette Jackson on “Pedagogy of Confidence: Cultivating Equity Consciousness Through a Focus on Strengths.”
A ceremonial groundbreaking of construction on the Iversen Center for Faith and renovation of the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas took place May 2.
During the week leading up to Easter, a St. Thomas delegation met with colleagues at the Universidad de Concepción in Chile.
Campus Ministry worked with several students to create a set of videos leading up to the beginning of Ramadan on May 5.
The University of St. Thomas’ School of Education is on the forefront of trying to help fill the special education teacher shortage through multiple program offerings that include special education residencies in local school systems.
TommieMedia has been awarded three Crystal Pillars, three Sevareid awards and seven Mark of Excellence awards, recognizing students’ journalistic abilities.
More than a hundred St. Thomas community members gathered for April’s College of Arts and Sciences Teach-in Tuesday on the topic of Stonewall.