Students, faculty and staff are invited to a reception for Consul General of Ireland Aidan Cronin, who will give brief remarks. This event is of special interest to students who wish to study in Ireland.
The campus will celebrate faculty and staff years-of-service anniversaries – ranging from five to 40 years – with the University of St. Thomas from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center. A recognition ceremony will take place at 4 p.m.
Celebrate on Thursday, Jan. 17, with free pizza and cake. Donations of children’s toys for those 3 to 12 years old will be accepted to support a Cheerful Givers nonprofit collection for children whose families can’t afford birthday celebrations.
The integration of law and the Catholic intellectual tradition was the vision of Monsignor Terrence J. Murphy, president and chancellor of the University of St. Thomas for more than 35 years. In his book, A Catholic University, Vision and Opportunities, he emphasized the importance of teaching religious and ethical values in classrooms and in public forums as necessary for a healthy society and effective leadership.
A reception for the Tommies' NCAA champion volleyball team will be held at noon Thursday Nov. 29, in Schoenecker Arena. Students, alumni, parents and fans are invited. Cake will be served after a brief ceremony.
St. Thomas will host a week of events: a Medallion Hunt, a showing of the “Crossing Borders” movie, CultureLink Tea with Saudi students, IEW Soccer Tournament, International Fair and Culture Fest. Free T-shirts will be given away on Monday, Nov.12, to promote the festivities.
The College of Education, Leadership and Counseling and the Office of Academic Affairs will host a reception for Dr. Bruce Kramer from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Opus Hall, Rooms 201-202, on the Minneapolis campus. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.