In all, TommieMedia reaped six firsts, one second and four third place awards. The Minnesota Newspaper Association's awards convention is an annual event.
The eight-week competition runs through Saturday, March 30.
This week's notes include Dr. Sarah Armstrong, Dr. Massimo Faggioli, Dr. Mike Klein and Dr. Salina Renninger.
Applications are being accepted for Young Scholars Grants, Community-Based Research Grants and Summer Housing Grants.
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.
Nominations are due by Friday, Jan. 25.
You can nominate yourself or a co-worker. NESC members serve two-year terms and generally devote two to five hours per month to council duties.
St. Thomas has selected Sun Life FMLASource as its new short-term disability and FMLA administrator effective immediately.
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.
International Student Services connects volunteer families with international students so that they can participate in occasional American household activities and life in the United States.
It's not too late to sign up for January Term fitness classes.
The Wellness Center is offering a Sleep Squad Program to help students improve sleep habits and achieve success in school and beyond.
Those in the vicinity of a test will see a bright flashing light and hear a loud, horn-like sound coming from the alarm.
Public Safety would like to alert the University of St. Thomas community of a theft in O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library.
The Physical Plant requests that all garbage from offices, classrooms, conference rooms, lounges, etc. be emptied into the containers in the hallways of the building before employees leave for the holiday break.
Resources are available to St. Thomas students, faculty and staff in need of emotional support after Friday's tragedy.
The Food For Thought restaurant on the Minneapolis Campus invites St. Thomas faculty, staff and students to its annual Holiday Buffet taking place on Wednesday, Dec. 19. It will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $9.95 per person and will be available beginning at 9 a.m. the day of the buffet at the cash register in Food For Thought.
Emergencies can happen – even on a quiet college campus. Are you prepared? Reviewing emergency procedures, discussing your department’s office safety plan, and registering your mobile phone numbers with St. Thomas’ emergency notification system are important in preparing for an emergency on campus.
Eyo Ekpo, Rae Horton and Shalaw Mohammed have been voted finalists for the 2013 Tommie Award.
St. Thomas will send 461 students to 29 countries during J-Term 2013, and 138 students to 16 countries for spring semester.
Undergraduate final grades deadline is Jan. 2.
Accounts Payable announced this increase, which applies to UST business use of personal vehicles.
Employees can complete a new W-4 form at any time. Michigan and North Dakota residents who work in Minnesota must complete a new MWR form by Feb. 28 to continue exemption from Minnesota income tax withholding in 2013.
Parents of players, university staff members and the media have filled the 162-person flight.