The University of St. Thomas has a new vice president and director of athletics. Phil Esten ‘95 will return to his alma mater in January, bringing with him a breadth of experience from athletics leadership positions at Penn State University; the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Minnesota and The Ohio State University.
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.
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.
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.
Residence Life is looking for assistance from faculty and staff to welcome our first-year students into our residence halls on Aug. 30 and 31 by supporting President Julie Sullivan’s Move-In Crew. While our stu...
As part of the expanding services and programming of the St. Thomas Veterans Resource Center, Director of Veteran Services Norm Ferguson is offering Green Zone training for interested faculty and staff.
The University of St. Thomas is demonstrating its commitment to interfaith dialogue and the common good by holding the Eid Carnival event on June 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lower quad on the John P. Monahan Plaza.
The next gathering of the Diversity and Inclusion roundtable will be on May 24, and will feature Dr. Mahmoud El-Kati, emeritus professor at Macalester College. Attendees will also receive a free copy of his book, "The Myth of Race."
The Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for the Common Good are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jessica Hodge, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, as the faculty director for community engagement.
Graduating seniors are invited to join their fellow Class of 2018 Tommies for the Graduation March Through the Arches Celebration, which will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 18, and will kick off commencement weekend.