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CELC Hosts Minneapolis Boys Summit

The College of Education, Leadership and Counseling hosted the Minneapolis Public Schools Boys Summit for the second year. Twenty five recently graduated eighth grade English language learners were on the Minneapolis campus for focused introspection, expectations and setting goals for high school.
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Law School Moves Up in U.S. News Rankings

The St. Thomas School of Law has moved up 24 places in the annual rankings conducted by U.S. News & World Report, which also ranked the university’s graduate programs in business, education and social work.
Studio portrait of Victoria (Tori) Svoboda, associate dean of students, taken March 31, 2010.

Investigation and Discovery Drive Alum Tori Svoboda

Tori Svoboda was looking for an opportunity to create space for the inquisitor and learner in her. That landed her in the CELC at the University of St. Thomas, where she received her leadership doctorate in 2012.
Teacher Education candidate Alex Rome (far left) pictured with his NWSISD team during
the Summit held June 15-19, 2015, on the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis campus.
Check out our Facebook photo album featuring highlights from the week’s events.

Summer Mentorship Program Gives Alex Rome Valuable Classroom Experience

More than 100 students and teacher-mentors from the Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD) and Minneapolis Public Schools South High and Roosevelt High Schools convened on the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis campus for the Step-Up Boys Mentorship Program Summer Summit, June 15-19 .
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Minds Matter Twin Cities

The University of St. Thomas partnered for the second year with Minds Matter Twin Cities (MMTC) to host its annual mentorship program. The mentorship program pairs high school students with professionals to broaden their dreams, guide them through the college admission and selection process and show them what is possible.
Mortarboards (caps) and tassels are shown during the undergraduate commencement ceremony May 23, 2015 in O'Shaughnessy stadium.

CELC Hosts Twin Cities Academy High School Graduation

The Brady Education Center auditorium overflowed with family and friends of Twin Cities Academy High School (TCAHS) seniors as 44 students received diplomas during the school's graduation ceremony. This was the third year the University of St. Thomas hosted the ceremony and the first time one of its graduates will be attending the university in the fall.
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CELC Professional Notes: Fall 2015

Fr. Jean-Pierre Bongila, Ph.D.In August 2014, Bongila conducted a successful workshop for 10 senior executives from the Congolese Society of Oil Refineries (SOCIR), addressing the theme of “Leadership Ethi...
University of St. Thomas collaborated with Minnesota Life College (MLC) to create the College Pre-Orientation Program (POP), a week-long overnight event to help students with ASD and other special needs to be prepared to participate in college orientation programs and succeed in college.

POP Helps Students with ASD Transition into College Life

Last summer, the University of St. Thomas collaborated with Minnesota Life College (MLC) to create the College Pre-Orientation Program (POP), a week-long overnight event to help students with ASD and other special needs to be prepared to participate in college orientation programs and succeed in college.
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Liberian Vice President Visits St. Thomas

His Excellency Joseph N. Boakai, Vice President of the Republic of Liberia, visited the University of St. Thomas during his recent visit to the Twin Cities to meet with the Liberian community and Governor Mark Dayton.
CELC Professional Notes

CELC Professional Notes: Spring 2015

Faculty and Staff Jean-Pierre Bongila, Ed.D.Bongila led a workshop on Ethical Leadership and the Common Good for SOCIR, a D.R. Congo Oil Company in August 2014 Bongila had two presentations: a) Introduc...
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Turning Another Chapter in the CUE Program

Jeanne Mortinson, Ed.D., has served the Collaborative Urban Educators (CUE) for almost 15 years. She will be leaving her position at the end of June and has left an indelible mark on college, our community and ...
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180 Days: CUE Graduate Teaches Through Poetry

Stan Kusunoki, M.A. '03For poet Stanley Kusunoki, the path to the classroom began with poetry."Poetry literally got me into the classrooms," said the author. "I was teaching kids poetry in schools thro...
Step-Up participants tour the Minneapolis campus.

Step-Up Boys Summer Summit Returns to Campus

The University of St. Thomas College of Education, Leadership and Counseling is partnering for the fifth year with Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD) for the Step-Up Boys Mentorship Program...
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Overflow Seating Added for Kramer Book Event

Overflow seating will be available in O’Shaughnessy Educational Center classrooms for an event Wednesday, March 25, to celebrate the publication of a book about former St. Thomas Dean Bruce Kramer’s battle with ALS.