NESC to Celebrate new Academic Year With Ice Cream Social St. Thomas Newsroom August 23, 2010 To celebrate the start of another academic year, the Nonexempt Staff Council will host the annual Fall Kickoff Ice Cream Social on Thursday, Aug. 26. All UST community members are invited. The social will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. On the St. Paul campus, it will be held in the lower quad (rain location: first-floor floor atrium by Room 155, Murray-Herrick Campus Center). On the Minneapolis campus, the social will be held outside of Food for Thought in Terrence Murphy Hall. Ice cream and fruit bars will be limited and will be distributed first-come, first-served.