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Diversity & Inclusion

A focus on education and conversation

Influenced and inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the Opus College of Business is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion among our students, staff, faculty, stakeholders and communities. Our goal is to develop morally responsible leaders who understand the importance of inviting and honoring input from and engagement by all traditions and viewpoints.

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion®

For nearly 30 years, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion® has built an active community of cross-sector leaders who gather to learn and grow through facilitated dialogue, structured networking and experiential learning. As the largest diversity and inclusion conference in the country, the forum has provides practical, ready-to-use tools for people who believe that advancing diversity and inclusion is not just a moral imperative but a competitive advantage. People come to the forum for more than information on diversity and inclusion – they come for the unique, expertly curated presentation of the field's most passionate thought leaders, fresh perspectives and innovative ideas.

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Diversity Insights Series

The Diversity Insights Series is presented by the Opus College of Business in partnership with the Forum on Workplace Inclusion™. Offered quarterly, the series features individual speakers or panels focused on current and emerging issues on workplace diversity and inclusion topics.

Learners to Leaders Summit

L2L is a professional networking and leadership development initiative designed for college students and recent college graduates from underrepresented communities who have demonstrated leadership ability and expressed an interest in continuing their education at the graduate level.

Student Affinity Groups & Clubs

Opus College of Business student clubs and organizations create learning opportunities and foster ethical leadership, professionalism and community.

  • National Association of Women MBAs
  • National Black MBA Association
  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs
  • International Business Club

University of St. Thomas Resources & Clubs

St. Thomas is committed to providing you with an opportunity to continue your education outside of the classroom. Choosing to be involved is a great way to enhance social, interpersonal, problem solving and many other important skills.