Twenty-five high school students came together at St. Thomas on Thursday for the inaugural Synergy Program, a partnership between the accounting program and PricewaterhouseCoopers aimed at improving diverse representation in the accounting field.
In early October, Dean of the School of Education at the University of St. Thomas Kathlene Holmes Campbell participated in “Reimagining Teacher Preparation Together, a two-day convening held by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle.
The university’s regular paid holidays (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day) fall on weekdays this year (Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1). We will provide three additional paid “gift days” on Dec. 26, 27 and 28.
Please remember in your prayers Bernice Sarah Vogt Eisele, mother of Mary Eisele Slack, Opus College of Business clinical faculty member in the Management Department, grandmother of John Slack, a junior majoring in computer engineering, mother-in-law of David Slack, a graduate student in software engineering.
Tragedy has struck our St. Thomas community, again. We are mourning the loss of first-year student Joia Simpson, who fell from the 10th floor of The Bridges apartments in Dinkytown early Thursday morning, Nov. 1.
Unlikely entrepreneurs Susan Wuollett ’11 MBA and her husband Michael Wuollett ’11 MBA are finding tremendous success on their own with Protégé Biomedical since leaving their corporate jobs with Wells Fargo and 3M, respectively.
The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Faculty Development recently awarded two of their highest honors to four St. Thomas faculty members. Dr. Bruce Gleason and Dr. Mufaddal Baxamusa each received the University Scholars Grant, while Dr. Katharine Hill and Dr. Joshua Stuchlik each received the Distinguished Early Career Grant.
Eleven St. Thomas students representing eight commitments attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Oct. 19-21 in Chicago.
On Oct. 19, we were deeply saddened to learn of a bias-motivated incident in Brady Hall. It is a blatant disregard for our university commitment to be welcoming and inclusive and our conviction to diversity. The university is actively investigating the incident and calls on anyone who may have knowledge of the situation to come forward.
The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) selected School of Social Work associate professor Katharine Hill to receive funding to host a CEEP fellow this year.