Here’s one dip that is actually good news: the number of foreclosures and short sales is down considerably from last year. Also, this month’s analysis takes a look at what’s happening to the price-to-income ratio.
Twenty-six employees of the University of St. Thomas were inducted into the Quarter Century Club on Wednesday, Sept. 25, celebrating their 25 years of service to St. Thomas.
The Selim Center for Learning in Later Years had its 40th anniversary celebration earlier this month, and Dave Nimmer was present to hear the encouraging words of former WCCO-TV anchor Don Shelby. Mo Selim, the center’s founder, became ill during the event but is resting comfortably at home these days. Nimmer writes about the evening in The Scroll.
The construction of Herrick Hall, completed in 1989, was made possible by a gift from John Herrick ’54. Herrick helped President Julie Sullivan unveil the new signage.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law announced Wednesday that it is implementing a tuition freeze for its next incoming class. The school also is switching from a per-credit tuition model to a flat-fee structure.
Dave Nimmer was impressed last week by the inauguration ceremony for St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan, finding it “crisp and clean, purposeful and passionate, reverent and respectful.” And, as he writes today in The Scroll, Nimmer is equally impressed by the new president and her “attitude, background, candor, determination and focus.”
The fourth annual induction ceremony is sponsored by St. Thomas’ Shenehon Center for Real Estate.
They were awarded $1,500 and were among five teams that participated in the competition.
Founded by two St. Thomas juniors, Love Your Melon sells hats to help support children battling cancer.
President Julie Sullivan is saying “Merry Christmas” early this year. Read here about her decision on how many extra days off employees will receive over the holidays.
He is an assistant professor of sacramental theology and director of worship at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Senior Lisa Weier once questioned the value of the fountain on John P. Monahan Plaza. But after spending last semester studying in Rome, she writes today in The Scroll, she has an appreciation for how the fountain helps to unite the campus.
Sisters Sepideh and Azadeh Ayani will talk about their homeland, the Islamic Republic of Iran, at International Student Services’ next CultureLink Tea at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Scooter’s. (Photo by Rita Kovtun)
The first cleanup was organized by St. Thomas’ Environmental Issues Committee (now called the Green Team) in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Adopt-a-River program during Earth Week, April 1993, and has since become a staple in St. Thomas’ annual Earth Week lineup.
International enrollment at St. Thomas continues to rise with the help of graduate students, according to the fall 2013 international enrollment report by International Student Services.
The chair, which is awarded to a person who has achieved a worldwide reputation for academic excellence and scholarly contributions in a particular field, is funded by the Office of Academic Affairs and is designed to remain in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.