For three members of U.S. Bancorp's innovation team – David Berglund, Kristin Hough Frame and David Marrese – their development for being part of that future-shaping process shares a common thread: their time in the MBA program at St. Thomas.
Over J-Term, students in two Opus College of Business study abroad classes – Marketing in a Mega-market and Social Entrepreneurship in India – experienced firsthand the country’s vast social and economic diversity.
Of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's annual "40 Under 40" list honoring young business and community leaders from throughout the Twin Cities, an unprecedented 10 are connected to St. Thomas as alumni or current employees.
Father Dennis Dease, president emeritus of St. Thomas, has received the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh Award, named after the late University of Notre Dame president, for “outstanding contributions to Catholic higher education,” from the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
In the Lemonade Stand Class, students launch their own business and learn from the experience. Two business that came out of fall semester are a universal water bottle holder and a clever shelf for residence hall rooms.