Alumni E-News
November 2010

Alumni Association Seeks Alumni Board Applications

Through an appointments process, members of the 2011 Alumni Board will be appointed. If you are interested in serving in a leadership role, please consider applying for the following Board positions that commence January 1, 2011:

Secretary/Treasurer: an officer position, automatic succession to the position of President-elect, President and Past-president.


Director, 2 year term: a voting member of the Board, 8 positions open.

Information regarding the application process is available on-line. Applications are due November 30, 2010.  The 2011 Alumni Board will be announced at the Alumni Christmas Party on December 9, 2010.


UST Law Named One of Nation's Top Law Schools for Externships

The University of St. Thomas School of Law is featured as one of the nation’s top law schools for externships in National Jurist’s October 2010 issue. The National Jurist ranked UST Law No. 1 in the country for having the most externship placements per full-time student (2011 ABA data).  More...


Upcoming Events

November 9 - Living with Purpose, Reconnecting with our Life Values

This mid-day reflection will offer students and adults an opportunity to reflecton the relationship between their life values and their actual life. The session will be held from 12:30-1:30 in room 324 of the University of St. Thomas School of Law.  Please RSVP to Bethany Fletcher at

November 10 - A Tangled Web Unweaved: The Tom Petters Ponzi Scheme

Go behind the scenes of the third-largest Ponzi scheme in history.  Join advocates and adversaries intimately invoved in the ongoing Tom Petters saga for a candid roundtable discussion on November 10.  The distinguished panel will weight the ethical, legal, and policy considerations at play in untangling the $3.65 billion fraud and controlling its aftermath.  To register and learn more about this event, click here.

November 11 - Gilbert Meilaender to Speak on Persons and Their Dignity

The Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy will sponsor a public lecture by Professor Gilbert Meilaender from 7:30-9:00 p.m. in the O’Shaughnessy Education Center auditorium.  Professor Meilaender will also receive the School of Law’s Dignitatis Humanae award for distinguished service to the protection and support of human dignity.  The lecture draws upon his recently published book, Neither Beast nor God: The Dignity of the Human Person.

November 12 -  MN Ethics Initiative: Partnering for Youth Forum

The Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership and the Center for Ethical Business Cultures will host the MN Ethics Inititiative Forum: Partnering for Youth.  Join this interactive session from 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. and hear from leaders committed to partnering for youth. (Download to Outlook/iCal)More... 


December 9 - Alumni Christmas Party

Celebrate the season with your classmates, fellow alumni, faculty and staff. Enjoy good food and drink, rekindle friendships and celebrate the magic of the season from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Bring a nonperishable food item to donate to Second Harvest Heartland.  (Download to Outlook/iCal)More...

A Message from CPD and Alumni Job Opportunities

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Nicole Fredricks Jackson, Director of Alumni Relations
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