The University of St. Thomas celebrated its annual St. Thomas Day on Wednesday, June 9, when the recipients of the Monsignor James Lavin Award, Professor of the Year Award, Humanitarian Award, Tommie Award and Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award were announced.
Dr. Eddy Rojas, current dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Dayton, has enthusiastically accepted President Julie Sullivan's invitation to join the University of St. Thomas, effective August 1, 2021.
Four St. Thomas deans gathered recently to discuss racial justice and the approaches they are taking to best integrate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the classroom, the pedagogy and the hiring practices of their divisions.
Despite the move to virtual class gatherings last year, the Business 200 course (Business Learning Through Service) at St. Thomas continued to require students to volunteer with community nonprofits, which provided them with a unique opportunity to step up and help out in new ways.
Students who work at the Engagement Center make personal connections with alumni and other St. Thomas community members, keep them engaged through campus updates and involvement opportunities, and collect donations.
One year after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, St. Thomas’ Racial Justice Initiative (RJI) assessed the community’s healing and progress toward change, highlighting the voices of three Black students.
St. Thomas has been named a First-gen Forward institution by the Center for First-generation Student Success. This designation acknowledges that St. Thomas has a strong commitment to assisting and cultivating successful experiences for first-generation college students.
The University of St. Thomas bestowed 1,214 graduate degrees on May 24 during an in-person ceremony, with social distancing and face coverings serving as visible proof of the many challenges the students faced ...
John F. McVea, associate professor in the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the Opus College of Business, addresses if entrepreneurship can be taught in this Star Tribune "Outside Consultant" column.
On what turned out to be a beautiful, sunny Sunday, the Dougherty Family College held commencement on May 23 for its third set of graduates, the Class of 2021. The event, held socially distanced on O’Shaughness...