n his second column for theology matters, Bernard Brady comments on Pope Francis' promotion of a "culture of encounter," and reflects on how the Theology Department is contributing to the fostering of such a culture at the University of St. Thomas.
Carol Bruess went fishing for her next Humans of St. Thomas feature and found NJ, a “crazy-cool” student and budding songwriter who “spreads kindness and love with intention.” She also provides the first-ever music link in the Scroll featuring the debut of NJ’s catchy, soulful single “Old School.”
She was the wife of Quentin Hietpas '53, emeritus vice president of external affairs; mother of David Hietpas '85, Tom Hietpas '87 and Paul Hietpas '99, physical plant services; grandmother of Matt Endres '08, Sara O'Neill '12 and Paige Hietpas '18; and mother-in-law of Tom Gavin '74, Tom Endre '80, Dan Bettenburg '87 and Tanya Hietpas '93.
The Career Development Center recently sent out a survey to those graduating during the 2013-14 school year and found that 93.9 percent reported employment, enrollment in a graduate program, volunteer service or enlistment in the military.
A special event to celebrate the publication of a book about former St. Thomas Dean Bruce Kramer’s battle with ALS will be held Wednesday, March 25, in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center auditorium at St. Thomas.
Tuition rates will rise 3.9 percent beginning this summer for undergraduate students – the same increase as this year and tied for the second-lowest rate increase in 21 years – and graduate program tuition will rise an average of 3.4 percent.