OSLCE is asking students, staff, faculty and friends for items including unwrapped toys, warm women’s and children’s clothing, glass food containers for leftovers and lunch holders, as well as wool and everyday socks. Donations will benefit Sarah’s . . . an Oasis for Women and People Serving People.
Counting down the days to Christmas? Tell us what you love most about the season using #ustchristmas on Twitter and Instagram and you could win a UST sweatshirt from the Office of Admissions. Contest runs until Friday, Dec. 13.
This week's notes feature faculty and staff Sarah Armstrong, Massimo Faggioli, Thomas Hickson, Matthew Kent, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Thomas Dillon Redshaw, Jeri Rockett, James Rogers, Kevin Theissen, and students Malia Foster, Jacob Frahm, Nicholas Hermann and Crystal Pomerleau.
Plan Ahead for a happy Turkey Day break, and get information from Counseling and Psychological Services and the Wellness Center on alleviating anxiety, enhancing study skills, and preparing for and taking finals.
On Monday, Nov. 11, the University of St. Thomas' Office of Study Abroad will kick off IEW with its first-ever fashion show highlighting traditional clothing from around the globe, including Saudi Arabia, Togo, China, Liberia, South Africa, Norway, Nepal, Uganda, Spain and Cameroon. The show will take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center.
The November CultureLink Tea will be held at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Scooter's. Four students – two exchange students from Japan and two study abroad students from St. Thomas – will be the guest speakers. They will talk about Japan and their experiences studying abroad.
During the civil war in El Salvador, Romero was a light for the poor and disenfranchised, “A Voice for the Voiceless.” He was killed by an assassin’s bullet while celebrating Mass in the small hospital chapel where he lived.
President Julie Sullivan will hold a brown bag luncheon on “excellence” on Monday, Nov. 4, and invites members of the St. Thomas community to join her to discuss how to cultivate, foster and enhance excellence at the university.