Mother Mary Clare ’01 didn’t come to the University of St. Thomas to major in Catholic Studies. She came to major in accounting. An older brother had attended St. Thomas and brought her to look at the campus. She knew that the school had a great business program and felt that it “fit the bill.” She was taking a step toward a far different future than the one she had planned.
The Opus College of Business prides itself on the quality of its faculty. In keeping with this pride, two awards are presented annually to recognize faculty achievement. The Julie Hays Teaching Award is given to an OCB faculty member for exemplary achievement in the classroom in the previous academic year. Awarded since 2010, the Hays Award was [...]
I chose the Evening UST MBA program because of some sage advice from my business mentor: joining a program in a metropolitan setting reaps all sorts of rewards, writes John Notman ’09 M.B.A. The UST MBA programs are situated in downtown Minneapolis and the networking opportunities are unlimited.
Dr. Christopher Puto has agreed to remain as dean of the Opus College of Business (OCB) for another year while a search for the next dean is under way. In addition, St. Thomas alumnus and trustee Timothy P. Flynn, recently retired chairman of KPMG International, has agreed to chair the Executive Committee of the Opus [...]
The Graduate Business Alumni community will be participating in a Hearts & Hammers project on Saturday, June 2. Hearts & Hammers is a nonprofit organization that provides home improvement assistance to elderly or disabled homeowners in the Twin Cities area so they may continue living independently. If you are unable to take part in our project, [...]
Question I’m a massage therapist with decent writing and technical skills. I’m considering a blog for marketing and educating clients about massage therapy. As a first-time blogger, what’s the best way to approach this project? SARAH SNIDER New Feeling Therapeutic Massage Answer: As someone who has published a blog monthly since 1999, I understand the [...]
This post is from The Business Ethics Exchange, the newsletter from the Center for Ethical Business Cultures. Let us know your opinion in the comments. “No good deed goes unpunished.” That’s the message Nancy Feldman, president and CEO of UCare gave to the commissioner of Human Services for the State of Minnesota as her organization returned [...]
Maggie Tomas of UST’s Graduate Business Career Services office recently wrote this post on the Women of HR Blog. “The balance what?” you ask. I am referring to the burden and guilt trip we give ourselves each day over our attempt, and quite often failure, to balance all aspects (mom, caretaker, professional, student, friend etc.) [...]
The honorees at the 2012 St. Thomas Day are Corrine Carvalho, Thomas Cronin, Bernadeia Johnson, Dr. Gordon Klatt and Matthew Sullivan.
In light of this weekend’s Kentucky Derby, we talked with John Wendt, JD, associate professor in the ethics and business law department about his research in equestrian sports. His article “The FEI and The Continuing Fight Against Doping in Equestrian Sport” was recently accepted for publication by the International Sports Law Journal. Q. Why is the fight [...]