How does one successfully navigate the process of moving from an individual contributor or team member to a first-time manager and leader? Which leadership characteristics and competencies promote positive and authentic leadership and which practices or attitudes can detract from an individual’s leadership potential? Moreover, how does one learn or develop leadership capabilities?
Each year, the University of St. Thomas celebrates St. Thomas Day, which recognizes the extraordinary contributions that members of the St. Thomas community have made to the university and the wider community.
The 22 years of Father Dennis Dease’s presidency were a time of massive change at the University of St. Thomas.
Miles Trump ’11 had been on the job at the Waseca County News only a few weeks when a phone call came that no reporter wants to get.
As a philosophy professor at the University of Scranton, Matthew Meyer integrates the liberal arts for his students much as his St. Thomas professors did for him. “I’m trying to make each of my students a philosopher in the original sense of the word, a lover of wisdom,” he said.
This week’s notes feature faculty members Massimo Faggioli, Michael Hollerich and J. Thomas Ippoliti; and students Frederik Bjoenness, Ryan Burke, Fartun Dirie, Emily Jorgensen, Jay Kidd , Chia Lee, Chad Miller, Joseph Molin, Joe Mueller, Nicholas Ronnei and Mitchell Schaps.
There sure was a lot of Purple on the Plaza on Tommie Tuesday, and for good reason. More than 1,500 students, faculty and staff gathered in the lower quadrangle and on John P. Monahan Plaza over the noon hour to pay tribute to Father Dennis Dease, who will retire June 30 after 22 years as president of St. Thomas.
The University of St. Thomas’ Air Force ROTC Detachment 410, on campus since July 1, 1948, has been preserving its history with the help of a 34-foot mural located in its remodeled Murray-Herrick Campus Center office space. The mural has been signed by numerous veterans, from the WWII era to a recently graduated cadet entering flight training.
A student-planned celebration will be held on the lower quad. Grab a T-shirt and plan to line up at 11:45 a.m.
This week’s notes feature faculty Hans Gustafson, Bonnie Holub, J. Thomas Ippoliti, Lisa Waldner and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff James Rogers and Tori Svoboda; and students Nick Chang, Lisa Schulz and Xavier Vergara.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, executive vice president and provost of the University of San Diego, will become the first woman and the first lay person to serve as president of the University of St. Thomas in its 128-year history.
The university is the largest purchaser of energy from Xcel Energy’s Windsource, the nation’s largest producer of wind power.
Mike Johnson ’90 has run 20 marathons, and he never started a marathon that he did not finish … until a week ago today at the Boston Marathon.
More than 1,700 St. Thomas faculty, staff and students have completed a survey that will assist Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, with strategic planning efforts after she becomes the 15th president of St. Thomas on July 1.
Ryan Augustin, a junior majoring in biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that honors outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Juniors Elizabeth Annoni and Mark Painter were named honorable mentions.
The awards were presented at conferences held April 12-13.
Holly Hanson is a clinical program therapist within the Sex Offender Treatment Program at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Lino Lakes, a job she has held since Sept. 25, 2012.
This week’s notes feature faculty Tanya Gladney, William Kinney, Peter Parilla, Kim Vrudny, Lisa Waldner, Martin Warren and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff members Tom Couillard and N. Curtis May; students Kylee Joosten, Emilee Sirek, Victoria Speake and Mitchell Wolff; and alumna Jynette Larshus.
The European Union is once again facing a significant financial crisis as Cyprus has pushed Greece, Portugal, Italy and Spain from the headlines. How can such a small country – with fewer than one million citizens – have such a large impact on the global economy?