Minnesota Catholic Conference
The Minnesota Catholic Conference is dedicated to helping the ministry of Minnesota’s bishops. They do this by working with political and community leaders to shape legislation that serves human dignity and the common good, educating Catholics and the public about the ethical and moral framework that should be applied to public policy choices and mobilizing the Catholic community to make its voice heard in the public arena. The MCC will utilize the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall to discuss Pope Francis’s encyclical, Laudato Si’.
Veterans’ Voices draws on the power of the humanities to call attention to the stories and contributions of Veterans. This initiative amplifies, honors, and recognizes the stories and contributions of Minnesota Veterans in their own voice through plays, art, discussion groups, and the Veterans’ Voices Award. The award ceremony for the Veterans’ Voices will be held at St. Thomas in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall.
Cretin-Derham Hall Homecoming
Cretin-Derham Hall will host their annual homecoming picnic on the John P. Monahan Plaza. The picnic will include a performance by the Cretin-Derham Hall band and dance team. The picnic will continue until the CDH homecoming football game begins on the St. Thomas stadium field.
Inuit Art Society
The Inuit Art Society provides a platform for those who appreciate and support the culture, art forms and artists of the Arctic. This group will be holding their event in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall.
Based out of Bloomington, the Minnesota Chapter of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is a forum to exchange knowledge and ideas to better understand, develop, implement and support existing and future SQL Server technologies. The technical sessions provide a professional, fun and educational environment for all levels of expertise. SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server Professionals and anyone interested in the program as a full day of learning at the Minneapolis Campus. There will be 300 people that have access to twelve sessions covering a variety of related topics.
The Metropolitan Council
The Metropolitan Council is the regional policy-making body, planning agency, and provider of essential services for the Twin Cities metropolitan region. This council holds various committee meetings for different groups and will host one of their meetings in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall.
Minnesota Lions Eye Bank
The Minnesota Lions Eye Bank serves the community by providing donor eye tissue for transplant, research, and teaching and by promoting donation through education. As one of the largest and most innovative eye banks in the world, the Minnesota Lions Eye Bank has helped restore sight to more than 27,000 people, and the organization reaches important milestones in eyesight restoration every year. This group will host their Fall Donor and Family Recognition Program at the University of St. Thomas.
Urban Sustainability USDN Conference
October 26th - October 29th
Coming together for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, these members have proven a sustainable lifestyle and are committed to Green cities. USDN members, their cities and stories are profiled in "The Guide to Greening Cities" by Sadhu Aufochs Johnston, Steven S. Nicholas, and Julia Parzen (2013). This is the first book written from the perspective of municipal leaders with successful, on-the-ground experience working to advance green city goals. This group of 150 people are joining us on the Minneapolis Campus to learn from one another as peers with similar goals in mind.