This week’s notes include faculty members Thomas Bushlack, Michael Hollerich, David Kelley, Anne Klejment, Paul Lorah, Catherine Marrs Fuchsel, Kimberly Vrudny, Marty Warren and Scott Wright; and graduate student Blaire Hysjulien.
The recommendation for promotion was made by the Tenure and Promotion Committee at its December 2012 meeting.
Individuals of all faith traditions are invited to participate during this time of preparation for Holy Week and Easter. Pick up a reflection journal and stay in touch with Campus Ministry and the Wellness Center on Facebook for a chance to win a $100 bookstore gift card.
Sam Jensen and Julie Rech will represent St. Thomas at the event, which will be held in the state Capitol’s rotunda.
The first student to find the heart and bring it to the Wellness Center will receive a $50 gift certificate to Axel’s Bonfire on Grand and two movie tickets. Like UST Wellness Center on Facebook for clues.
Pick up a free Rediscover Catholicism book, by Matthew Kelly, at Mass on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 13; join a discussion group; and attend a talk by Father Michael Becker on “Spiritual Intoxication and the Meaning of Life.”
The deadline for award nominations is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. The recipient will be recognized at the Staff Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday, March 20.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up for St. Thomas “Day at the Capitol” on March 13, to encourage legislators to continue to support funding for the Minnesota State Grant Program.
Prime dates are open at the Gainey Center for spring and summer retreats.
Meet with a financial aid counselor to consider the implications of withdrawing from school. The federal financial aid policy may result in students owing money to the university.
Students who wish to rent a single-family house or a duplex within the city of St. Paul Student Housing Overlay District surrounding UST must make certain the property is a registered-and-approved student rental.
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.
Juniors and seniors seeking internships and entry-level jobs should apply for an interview at least 14 days in advance. To be eligible for the OCI program, students must attend an Orientation to On-Campus Interviewing seminar.
Applications are being accepted for Young Scholars Grants, Community-Based Research Grants and Summer Housing Grants.
Undergraduate students may follow the proper procedures to drop classes through Friday, Feb. 15.
A paper W-2 will be mailed to your home address by Thursday, Jan. 31.
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.
Students must be officially registered in 12 or more credits per semester to receive their maximum awards.