StThomasPARENT Newsletter

DAB Spring Open House

As we start off the Spring semester, DAB is hosting a Spring Open House on Thursday, February 2.

Join us for STAR "Welcome Back Week" events

As the Spring semester begins, STAR has a fun-filled week of events planned for students with music, food and more!

Health Services Update

Medical services available through St. Thomas Health Services.

Dance Team Competes at National

 The University of St. Thomas Dance Team competed at the UDA National Championships in Orlando, Florida January 13 – 15. They were crowned National Champions in the Hip Hop category, and placed First Runner-Up in Jazz.

Career Corner

Check out what the Career Development Center has going on in February and March!

Tommie Transfermation Program Offered to Incoming Transfer Students

Specifically designed for mid-year transfer students at the University of St. Thomas, Tommie TRANSFERmation aims to purposefully assist with the students’ transition by providing extended opportunities to make connections and have their questions or concerns addressed.

OISS is Ready to Welcome New Spring Semester Students

 Spring International Orientation Week began Monday, January 23 and will finish Friday, January 27.

Learn to Live

Life as a college student can sometimes cause feelings of stress, worry, sadness or anxiousness that can interfere in a student’s academic success and overall well-being. On December 5th, the University of St. Thomas will launch an online program that will be available to students free of charge.

How to Pass the Family Business on to the Next Generation

A panel of family business members will share their process of passing the business on to the next generation.  Find out the steps that need to take place, as well as what worked and didn't work for these business families.

Space still available for Fall 2017 Rome CORE Semester

The Fall 2017 Rome CORE Semester cohort still has space available! Interested students should attend the Study Abroad Fair on Thursday, February 9th over convo hour or the Rome CORE Semester information session on Thursday, February 16th from 12-1pm, Murray-Herrick 205.

J-Term Registration

Students often do not plan for the additional expenses related to J-term enrollment, which may leave parents scrambling to pay a bill they were not expecting. Keep reading to learn more about financial aid available for J-term courses.

Going Global for Jobs & Internships

The Going Global database contains country-specific career and employment resources.

Winter break is a great time to talk about study abroad

The Office of Study Abroad encourages parents to talk with their son or daughter about plans to study abroad. Early planning can ensure that they will fulfill major, minor or core credits all while staying on track to graduation.

Tommies Unplugged

The Wellness Center, in collaboration with the Project for Mindfulness and Contemplation, is introducing Tommies Unplugged to the St. Thomas campus this Spring. This initiative strives to teach students how to use technology more mindfully; increasing productivity, individuality, communication, and other skills necessary for growth and creativity both during school and after graduation. Speakers, events, and a technology-free challenge will keep the St. Thomas community aware of technology usage.

Helping the Next Generation Understand Wealth

 As a family business, whether or not you have significant wealth, people often assume you do. This can be challenging for all family members to deal with.

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