On Saturday, Georgia State University students Chante Knox and Dia Davis were named the winners of the Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge, one of the nation’s largest undergraduate business pitch competitions. They secured $75,000 in funding from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to support their budding business, DelivHer.
Since 2007 when it began as the McNair Scholars program at St. Thomas, Excel! has provided an academic enrichment program that helps undergraduate students who are first-generation, low-income or from underrepresented populations to acquire the necessary education, training and experience required to build an academic portfolio vital to successfully gaining graduate school admission and to earning fellowships and funding based on merit.
St. Thomas’ Playful Learning Lab and its director, School of Engineering and Schulze School of Entrepreneurship professor AnnMarie Thomas, have formed a new partnership with Jeff Bezos’ space exploration company, Blue Origin.
On Friday, the Opus College of Business Schulze School of Entrepreneurship hosted its annual St. Thomas Business Plan Competition at Schulze Hall where $30,000 was on the line for budding entrepreneurs.
The University of St. Thomas’ School of Education is on the forefront of trying to help fill the special education teacher shortage through multiple program offerings that include special education residencies in local school systems.
For nearly 90 years, St. Thomas has given the Tommie Award to a senior who, according to fellow students, faculty, and staff, best represents the ideals of St. Thomas Aquinas through scholarship, leadership, and campus involvement. This year's three finalists continue the proud tradition with an incredible range of contributions to the St. Thomas community and beyond.