The below stories detail St. Thomas’ journey to find a new athletics conference following its involuntary removal from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) in May 2019. These stories appear in chronological order, from newest to oldest.
Board of Trustees Chairman Patrick G. Ryan, President Julie Sullivan, and Vice President and Director of Athletics Phil Esten shared the news that the men's and women's varsity tennis programs will be discontinued at the end of the academic year.
The University of St. Thomas announced today it will discontinue its varsity men’s and women’s tennis programs, effective at the end of the 2020-21 academic year. Here’s more background on what led to the decision and what it means for the university.
When St. Thomas makes its historic jump to Division I athletics this fall, one of the biggest names in college sports marketing will be there to boost the university’s profile as the Tommies find new business opportunities.
With the demographics of college-age students set to undergo radical shifts in the coming years, St. Thomas unveiled this week a bold five-year plan designed to propel the university into the country’s top echelon of Catholic higher ed institutions.
As a founding member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC), the University of St. Thomas is looking to conclude its time in the conference by virtually “selling out” venues for its final 2021 MIAC basketball and hockey games at Schoenecker Arena and St. Thomas Ice Arena.
When she's not playing soccer or making the dean's list in her mechanical engineering major, Gaba Palazzo '21 is busy in her fourth year on campus as a cadet captain in St. Thomas' Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) detachment.
St. Thomas Athletics recently reached another milestone in its unprecedented transition to the NCAA's national stage. The Tommies' football program participated in its first-ever National Signing Day last Wedne...
Twin Cities Business magazine recognized President Julie Sullivan and Distinguished University Chair, Professor and Founding Director of the Racial Justice Initiative Yohuru Williams on its “TCB100: The People to Know in 2021” list at a virtual ceremony last night.
St. Thomas announced its first-ever endowed athletics scholarships today, as it unveiled a new philanthropy initiative that will help support the university along its historic transition to Division I athletics.
News of a $20 million scholarship gift and the announcement that St. Thomas will adopt a test-optional policy were two major announcements Feb. 20 as President Julie Sullivan delivered the 2020 State of the University address.
News of a $20 million scholarship gift, and the announcement that St. Thomas will adopt a test-optional policy both drew applause at the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium Thursday as President Julie Sullivan delivered the 2020 State of the University address.