St. Thomas alumnus Dr. Joseph Scherer, executive director of the Superintendents’ National Dialogue, will speak at the 16th annual Julian Parker Lecture.
The awards recognize members of the University of St. Thomas community for their outstanding commitment to international and intercultural awareness.
More than 1,700 St. Thomas faculty, staff and students have completed a survey that will assist Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, with strategic planning efforts after she becomes the 15th president of St. Thomas on July 1.
Wintry weather has prompted St. Thomas to cancel undergraduate and graduate classes that begin after 4 p.m. today (April 18) on the university’s campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis, announced Dr. Susan Huber, executive vice president and chief academic officer. The campuses will remain open for scheduled activities and events later this afternoon and evening, Huber said.
The awards were presented at conferences held April 12-13.
Get the latest on St. Thomas’ May 25 undergraduate, graduate and graduate business commencement ceremonies.
The Modern and Classical Languages Department announces that Elementary Chinese I will be offered for the first time at St. Thomas. Spoken Modern Irish Gaelic I also will be offered.
Apply by Wednesday, April 24.
This week’s notes feature faculty Tanya Gladney, William Kinney, Peter Parilla, Kim Vrudny, Lisa Waldner, Martin Warren and Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff members Tom Couillard and N. Curtis May; students Kylee Joosten, Emilee Sirek, Victoria Speake and Mitchell Wolff; and alumna Jynette Larshus.
Campus Ministry invites the community to take part in a vigil at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, April 18, on Campus Way, outside the Campus Ministry office (Anderson Student Center Room 207).
The program was recorded at St. Thomas last week.
Dr. Julie Sullivan, president-elect, is asking faculty, staff and students to complete a short survey that will assist her with strategic planning efforts. A link to the survey will be sent to St. Thomas email addresses on Tuesday, April 16.
This project will conclude a six-week infrastructure project.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate Wednesday, April 17, in an on-campus effort to write thank you notes to Gov. Mark Dayton and state legislators about the Minnesota State Grant Program.
Prepare an action plan for safety in severe thunderstorms or tornadoes to help prevent injury or loss of life.
The interactive forum continues a series on civility in public discourse that began in 2010.
A used book sale, a scavenger hunt, a live musical performance in the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library’s Great Hall (the first in the library’s history) and more will be held in celebration of this year’s Library Week.
All are welcome to this annual tradition; a reception will follow.
Her talk concludes a five-part series dealing with the challenges of Catholic higher education.
She was the mother of Father Jean-Pierre Bongila, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
The students selected 26 modern-art pieces from a “teaching collection” of 249 works Dolly Fiterman donated last year to the university.