Harry Rasmussen, a native of Sleepy Eye, Minn., attended the College of St. Thomas from fall 1938 until spring 1941. He went into the Army, apparently drafted, and was stationed in San Diego, Calif. On Dec. 7, 1941, following the attack on Pearl Harbor, he wrote a letter to his father. That historic letter and his four yearbooks have found their way home to St. Thomas. He served in the Army for four and a half years and then returned to campus.
A working vision statement will serve as a guide during the university's strategic planning process.
This week's notes feature faculty Michael Andregg, Don Briel, Corrine Carvalho, Kathryn Combs, Mark DelCogliano, Massimo Faggioli, Daniel Fairchild, Ken Goodpaster, Jill Hendrickson, Lyman Johnson, Anne Klejment, Daryl Koehn, Robert Koerpel, Dean Maines, John Martens, Michael Naughton, David Penchansky, Gerald Schlabach, Robert Shoemake, John Spry and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Dan Gjelten; students Logan McDermott and Jonathan Wadle; and alumna Emilee Sirek '13.
She was the mother of Jennie McQuillan, the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity receptionist.
Strategic planning discussions will be held on Feb. 10 and 20 at St. Thomas, including a brown bag luncheon with President Julie Sullivan on Feb. 10.
A family finds asylum with the help of the Immigration Clinic.
She was the mother of Professor Emerita Trudi Taylor, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
He was the father-in-law of Jerry Comeau, textbook manager in the St. Paul campus Bookstore.
She was the mother of Brenda Ambe, Opus College of Business.
Headlines from the first month of 2014.
He dedicated his life to generations of Iron Range families and helped build Owens Science Hall at St. Thomas.
The University of St. Thomas Dance Team finished in first place in the Open Jazz Division and the Open Hip Hop Division at the Universal Dance Association College National Championship in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 18 and 19.
She is the mother of St. Thomas junior Megan Ferm.
On Jan. 14 he underwent surgery for a mass on his brain.
She was the mother of Peter Southard, associate professor with the Operations and Supply Chain Management Department.
Rebekka Peterson went home from the hospital Friday, Jan. 10, and Nicholas Bergeland is scheduled to go home Thursday, Jan. 16.
He was the brother of Diane Bauer, clinical faculty, School of Social Work.
He was the father of Robin Reinke, a junior, and Rhiannon Reinke, a senior.
He was the father of Brittney (Wolf) Quant, faculty coordinator in the Opus College of Business.
He was the husband of Kathy Neary, a former department assistant in teacher education, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
He was the father of Joanne Boyer, Child Development Center, and grandfather of two Tommies.
He was the brother of Ann Molter, Child Development Center.
Holiday shopping, finding friends, real estate and more in this week's headlines.
James Rogers, editor of the review, noted that five earlier essays from New Hibernia Review were selected as “notables” from 1998 to 2011, “but having three out of four selected in a single year is a remarkable honor."
She died unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 14. Her activities on campus included a leadership role in the Ski and Snowboard Club, and membership in Students for Liberty and Student Legacy; in addition, she was a student employee in the Development Office for three years.