The Newsroom recently caught up with Athena Hollins '11 J.D., director of diversity and inclusion for the Minnesota State Bar Association, who also was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives for District 66B.
Recognizing these are challenging times for recent graduates, the university created a scholarship for St. Thomas alumni who completed their undergraduate degree during the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters.
St. Thomas celebrated the undergraduate Class of 2020 and its 1,292 students throughout the entire Senior Week May 18-23, culminating with a virtual celebration Saturday featuring a celebratory video, digital flipbook of then-and-now photos, and senior shout-outs.
Nearly 95% of the Class of 2019 reported employment, enrollment in a graduate program, volunteer service or enlistment in the military, according to the Career Development Center's annual First Destinations Survey.
Several businesses offer paid internships to DFC students as part of the school's Professional Internship Program. U.S. Bank was an original supporter and sponsors the most students, 14, of any business.
Alicia Long '10 is a deputy chief in the general crimes section for the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. We recently connected with Long while she is working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic to learn more about her legal career.
Considering St. Thomas' Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at Opus College of Business is ranked by the Princeton Review on its Top Entrepreneurship Undergraduate programs list and is the list's top-ranked school in Minnesota, it's only natural that many successful businesses have been born at the university.
Ryan Quinlivan '15 started Scholars of Finance, which helps develop the next generation of highly capable financial executives who will act and lead from a strong grounding in principles and ethics. He was inspired by St. Thomas’ interdisciplinary curriculum, commitment to the common good, and more specifically, a Catholic studies course.