Academic excellence, Catholic identity and mission, and organizational culture were the themes addressed Monday by Dr. Julie Sullivan in her first academic convocation address as president of St. Thomas.
Welcome Week will include the traditional March Through the Arches as well as picnics, interfaith blessings, the President’s Opening Convocation and an Opening Mass and Reception.
She was the mother-in-law of Leslee Kafka, Business Office.
She was the mother of Dr. Mary Margaret Hoden, senior adjunct professor in the Theology Department.
After fleeing civil war in his homeland of Somalia, he sought refuge in Minnesota and earned an M.B.A. from St. Thomas in 2000. He was the founder and executive director of the African Development Center, and the first Somali-American in Minnesota to be elected to public office.
Soucie is the cousin of Ruth Hillebrand (IRT Client Services) and Sarah Soucie Eyberg '08 and nephew of Fred Soucie '73.
He was a prominent broadcaster, businessman and community leader in central Minnesota.
He was the father of Dennis Hollie, Physical Plant, and father-in-law of Kim Hollie, Child Development Center
The second Internet Cat Video Film Festival is back by popular demand. Last year's inaugural event, conceived by Katie Hill '12 M.A. in art history, drew more than 10,000 spectators and spawned countless "copy cat" festivals around the world.
Summer headlines on the pope, sports facilities, the 35W bridge and climate change.
She was the mother of Dr. Douglas Dokken, Mathematics Department, College of Arts and Sciences.
Tommy Mischke '87, the broadcast outcast, steps down.
He was a faculty member in the St. Thomas Theology Department from 1993-2007.
Raschio was a long-time professor of Spanish in the Modern and Classical Languages Department.
He was a longtime faculty member of the Accounting Department in the university’s Opus College of Business. He taught at St. Thomas for 36 years.
He was the brother of Ann Marie Serdar, Department of Catholic Studies, and uncle to Rachelle (Lamers) Wind ’10, and Renee (Lamers) Amundson and Elliot Amundson ’11.
Renee Prola, a December 1996 graduate of the University of St. Thomas, has worked at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts for 16 years – first as an accountant and for the past six years as the Ordway's company manager.
She was the wife of Frederick (Fritz) Wenzel, an executive fellow and adjunct faculty member of the Management Department in the Opus College of Business.
Harlow Callender is undergoing treatment for cancer.
Five charities received move-out items of clothing, furniture, books, food and household items ranging from dishes to hair dryers.
The summer tradition started in 1981 and returns with live music, food and pony rides by Blueberry and Jericho.
A stone company with a long relationship with St. Thomas closes up shop in this week’s headlines.
Alex had completed his first year at St. Thomas. He was the son of St. Thomas alumni Wade Vitalis and Carol Nagele-Vitalis of Shafer, Minn.
This week's note features faculty Dr. David Alexander, Dr. George Baboila, Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Dr. Stephen Hipp, Dr. Michael Hollerich, Dr. Robert Kennedy, Dr. Debra Petersen, Dr. Aaron Sackett, Dr. Kevin Sauter, Dr. Tim Scully, Dr. Buffy Smith, Dr. Christian Washburn, Dr. Virgil Wiebe and Dr. Jennifer Wright.
She was the sister of Dr. John Buri, Psychology Department, College of Arts and Sciences.