Dr. Mark Salisbury has decided to step down as dean of the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling at the end of this academic year. Following a sabbatical, he will return to the faculty as a professor in the Organization Learning and Development Department in CELC. Dr. Joseph Kreitzer, vice provost for faculty, will serve as interim dean of CELC, effective June 1.
A seminar experience in Naples, Italy, allowed Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker to welcome visiting scholar Rossella Galletti to campus.
Dr. Kris Bunton, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at St. Thomas since June, 2011, has been named dean of the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University.
St. Thomas' master's in public safety and law enforcement leadership celebrated 35 years this spring.
Lauren Keller and Maura Shea's actions when they encountered a woman in distress recently earned them a Chief's Award from the City of St. Paul.
Through his career, Captain James Wells B.A. ’98, M.A. ’12 has worked to advance the common good by giving back to his community.
Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity Names Administration Building in Honor of Former Rector Father Charles Froehle
Froehle, who died Jan. 6, played a key role in the 1987 affiliation of St. Thomas and the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
The 2015 Relay For Life, taking place 6 p.m.-4 a.m. April 17-18, will honor founder Gordon Klatt '64, who died last summer from stomach cancer.
Chelsea Balthazar, a freshman international student from the Caribbean island of Dominica, will speak at this month's CultureLink Tea, April 13.
Dancer Cassandra Shore to appear with the interfaith ensemble.
Did you know St. Thomas has a thriving Table Top Game Club? It does! And senior Vito Sauro is its president. Meet Sauro, the latest Tommie to be profiled as part of Carol Bruess’ Humans of St. Thomas series, in The Scroll.
St. Thomas has completed the first phase of a project to develop a comprehensive brand strategy for the university and has retained an Atlanta firm that specializes in higher education to work on the next phase.
Blended program allows part-time students to earn advanced degree in one year.
St. Thomas is seeking applications by April 15 for three scholarships that will be awarded to dependent children of eligible employees for the 2015-16 academic year at Tuition Exchange institutions.
Rod Burwell, a former member of the St. Thomas Board of Trustees and the School of Law Board of Governors, died Sunday.
Don Weinkauf, dean of the St. Thomas School of Engineering, was among 40 engineering deans from across the U.S. who met at the White House Tuesday to promote engineering education tied to the National Academy of Engineers' Grand Challenges.
“Financial Challenges Facing Higher Education” is the topic of a brown bag luncheon March 24 at St. Thomas.
Earlier this month, readers met St. Thomas junior Nick Jordan in a Humans of St. Thomas Scroll, and also learned about his friend and classmate Nyasia Arradondo. She is so interesting that Scroll correspondents Carol Bruess and Meredith Heneghan felt compelled to write a separate Scroll about her.
Carol Bruess went fishing for her next Humans of St. Thomas feature and found NJ, a “crazy-cool” student and budding songwriter who “spreads kindness and love with intention.” She also provides the first-ever music link in the Scroll featuring the debut of NJ’s catchy, soulful single “Old School.”
KSMQ Public Television in Austin, Minnesota, recently aired the documentary “On Eagle’s Wings – Minnesota’s Sacred Music," featuring St. Thomas artist-in-residence Father Jan Michael Joncas.
St. Thomas will sell the Winton Guest House, designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry and moved several years ago to the university’s Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna.
Junior Meredith Heneghan traveled to “a place of pure magic,” a permaculture farm in southern California, for a January Term VISION trip. She found, as she describes today in The Scroll, that she needed to experience “arriving” before she could handle more manual tasks.
Graduate students from 22 states, and from outstate Minnesota, now are enrolled in the university’s online programs in special education.
A senior majoring in entrepreneurship and business communications, she has been involved as a student leader at St. Thomas in a variety of ways, including as a Morrison Hall apartment coordinator, first-year commuter advisor, president of Delta Sigma Pi, and co-captain of the women’s and men’s swim and dive team.
The forum began as a two-hour video conference in the 1980s and is now the nation’s leading conference for advancing diversity in the workplace.