Graduates celebrate following the inaugural Dougherty Family College Commencement Ceremony. Liam James Doyle/University of St. Thomas

Dougherty Family College Announces 19 Full-Tuition Scholarships for Students Continuing at St. Thomas

A year ago, 10 Dougherty Family College students received the first-ever Excellence Scholarships to fully fund their tuition to continue toward four-year degrees at St. Thomas. This year, they’ll be joined by 19 more peers from DFC.

Celebrating Past, Looking to Future Themes of 2020 State of the University Address

News of a $20 million scholarship gift, and the announcement that St. Thomas will adopt a test-optional policy both drew applause at the O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium Thursday as President Julie Sullivan delivered the 2020 State of the University address.
From left: Student Amanda Post, president Julie Sullivan, trustee Amy Goldman and Tommie the mascot push the button that signals the launch of streamers during a launch event for a new Student Achievement and Success initiative November 16, 2017 in the Anderson Student Center. The initiative seeks to raise $200 million for student scholarships and was kicked off by a $50 million donation by the GHR foundation.

St. Thomas Kicks off $200 Million Scholarship Drive, Announces $50 Million Gift for GHR Fellows

With a focus on educational excellence, increasing access and reducing student debt, the University of St. Thomas today announced a goal of infusing $200 million into scholarship support for students over the next eight years, kicking off with a $50 million gift from GHR Foundation.