She was the mother of Barbara Voorhees Blaha, Opus College of Business.
People of all faiths are welcome to attend this service to ask God’s blessings on the new school year at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, Schulze Grand Atrium, School of Law.
St. Thomas has a new website for President Julie Sullivan. The page includes background information about her and a media and events page.
Nimal Singh, from Birgunj, Nepal, will be the guest speaker at the semester’s first CultureLink Tea. The tea will be held from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in Scooter’s, Anderson Student Center.
Cole's seventh album, "Pulse," was released this month and contains eight original songs.
Alicia Long '10 J.D. is the co-author of Capitol Hell, a novel loosely based on some of her experiences as a young Senate staffer in Washington, D.C.
This week's notes feature faculty Jean Birbilis, Stephen Brookfield, Marites Guino-o, J. Thomas Ippoliti, Father Jan Michael Joncas, William Ojala, Terrence Pitre, Lisa Prevette, Kris Wammer, John Wendt, Meg Wilkes Karraker and Wendy Wyatt; and students Rachel Beck, Nick Benish, Kristin Braden, Matthew Folstad, Danielle Francen, Mark Frommelt, Danielle Hinkley, Rebecca Kummer, Sarah Larson, Suzanne Mages, Kirsten Mueller, Ryan Smith, Meghan Talbot and Brianne Herlitzke.
This year Dr. Tonia Bock, whose area of research is moral development in adolescence and emerging adulthood, spent six weeks in Rome at John Cabot University, an American-accredited university. She taught a class of 11 study-abroad students during a five-week session in July.
St. Thomas experts weigh in on stadiums, fantasy teams and famous speeches.
She was the daughter of building services worker Cassandra Marshall.
Did you know that according to a longstanding legend the St. Thomas Arches are also a gateway to everlasting love? The tradition states that students aren’t True Tommies until they’ve been kissed under the Arches at midnight.
A man known alternately as Big Mike, Santa or just Mike, he was a longtime member of the maintenance crew on the Minneapolis campus.
Sam Friederichs ’07, a marine biologist and consultant for National Geographic, heads the National Geographic Crittercam billfish program. He hopes the footage he retrieves will lead to conservation achievements and funding.
Please remember in your prayers Jack Zahr '77, who died Tuesday. He was athletic and activities director at St. Thomas Academy.
Pete Willner is an iconic figure at the School of Law. He is the first face many see when they enter the building, and he is a good friend to several faculty, staff and students.
This week's notes feature faculty Mark DelCogliano, Father Jan Michael Joncas, Dough Jondle, Billy Junker, David Kelley, T. Dean Maines, Susan Marsnik, Michael Naughton, Bill Ojala, Michelle Rovang Burke, Deborah Savage, Dale Thompson, Christian Washburn, Meg Wilkes Karraker and Peter Young, and 2013 alumna AnZhi Zhang.
As she has looked around at full rooms since the beginning of the academic year, Susan Alexander has been pleased. People showed up in droves for the Academic Convocation and a brown-bag lunch sponsored by President Julie Sullivan – ample proof that there is a lot of life at St. Thomas these days, Alexander writes in The Scroll.
Iconographer Nicholas Markell ’84 "wrote" Holy Thomas - Angelic Doctor over a six-month period. The icon – which stands almost 5 and a half feet tall and nearly 4 feet wide – was presented to Campus Ministry on Sunday at the Opening Mass.
A senior at St. Thomas, the St. Cloud native met with more than 60 school-age children twice a week at a YMCA summer camp.
He was the grandfather of Karen Cerney Harthorn, associate vice president of procurement; Colleen Hannon Moore ’94; Tim Hannon ’96; Sheila Hannon McGill, women’s soccer coach; Laura Cerney Welter ’97; Molly Hannon ’00; and Arianna Vazquez, a UST sophomore.
More than 3,000 faculty, staff and students have responded to a planning survey commissioned by President Julie Sullivan, and they spoke in unison about their pride in St. Thomas’ academic excellence and their commitment to its Catholic identity and mission. Sullivan will use the planning survey results as part of strategic planning and will discuss the results during a brown-bag lunch discussion on Monday (Sept. 9) in Woulfe Alumni Hall.
President Julie Sullivan has appointed administrators and deans to two groups – a seven-member senior staff and a 20-member cabinet – to help her lead St. Thomas.
St. Thomas is beginning the search for its next executive vice president and provost. President Julie Sullivan has appointed a search committee and a search consultant, and they will assist her in choosing a successor to Dr. Susan Huber, who will retire next June 30.
He is a building service worker in Schulze Hall on the Minneapolis campus.
St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan will sponsor a monthly series of brown bag luncheons for faculty and staff to discuss important issues at the university. The first luncheon, at noon Monday, Sept. 9, in north Woulfe Alumni Hall, will review results from the planning and climate surveys conducted earlier this year.