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ocbgradadmissions@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-8800

Parking:

The 11th Street & Harmon public parking ramp is connected to the campus via skyway. On-street meter parking is also available.

Graduate Admissions:
Contact Admissions
(651) 962-8800

46 11th Street South
Schulze Hall, Suite 103
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

Mailing Address:
Graduate Admissions
Box 5
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2005

Graduate Student Services:
Contact Student Services
(651) 962-4200

1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall, Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Mailing Address:
TMH 100
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2005

 

Admissions Team

Tiffany Cork

Director of Recruiting and Admissions

(651) 962-8801
tiffany.cork@stthomas.edu

Tiffany Cork is director of recruiting and admissions for the graduate business programs at the college. Before joining St. Thomas in 2012, she worked for Ernst and Young in the Midwest region as a campus recruiter. Prior to that experience she worked in graduate student recruitment and admissions at a number of schools, as well as volunteer recruitment for nonprofits including the Girl Scouts and 4-H. Cork earned a B.A. in international studies and a master's of education from the University of Minnesota – Duluth.

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Tiffany Cork

Director of Recruiting and Admissions

(651) 962-8801
tiffany.cork@stthomas.edu

Tiffany Cork is director of recruiting and admissions for the graduate business programs at the college. Before joining St. Thomas in 2012, she worked for Ernst and Young in the Midwest region as a campus recruiter. Prior to that experience she worked in graduate student recruitment and admissions at a number of schools, as well as volunteer recruitment for nonprofits including the Girl Scouts and 4-H. Cork earned a B.A. in international studies and a master's of education from the University of Minnesota – Duluth.

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Alley Benton

Assistant Director, Recruiting and Admissions

(651) 962-8817
alley.benton@stthomas.edu

Alley began working with the University of St. Thomas’ Graduate Admissions team in 2016, recruiting for the Health Care and Executive MBA programs. Prior to joining St. Thomas, Alley moved to Minnesota from the DC area where she spent several years working in Graduate Admissions at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. She also worked with the University of North Carolina, facilitating their online MBA program. Alley holds a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Michigan State University.

 

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Alley Benton

Assistant Director, Recruiting and Admissions

(651) 962-8817
alley.benton@stthomas.edu

Alley began working with the University of St. Thomas’ Graduate Admissions team in 2016, recruiting for the Health Care and Executive MBA programs. Prior to joining St. Thomas, Alley moved to Minnesota from the DC area where she spent several years working in Graduate Admissions at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. She also worked with the University of North Carolina, facilitating their online MBA program. Alley holds a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Michigan State University.

 

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Program Management & Advising Team

Dr. Mike Porter

Faculty Director

(651) 962-4376
mcporter@stthomas.edu

Mike Porter '97 M.B.A., '08 Ed.D., the director of the MBC program within the Opus College of Business, has previous experience in business, consulting, marketing and communications with a wide variety of industries applying tactics domestically and internationally. He holds APR accreditation from PRSA, and has taught UST marketing and entrepreneuriship courses and for the Mass Communications Department at St. Cloud State University.

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Dr. Mike Porter

Faculty Director

(651) 962-4376
mcporter@stthomas.edu

Mike Porter '97 M.B.A., '08 Ed.D., the director of the MBC program within the Opus College of Business, has previous experience in business, consulting, marketing and communications with a wide variety of industries applying tactics domestically and internationally. He holds APR accreditation from PRSA, and has taught UST marketing and entrepreneuriship courses and for the Mass Communications Department at St. Cloud State University.

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Kate DiAna

Senior Program Director

(651) 962-4135
kddiana@stthomas.edu

Kate DiAna is the program director for the Health Care MBA, the Executive MBA and the MS in Health Care Communication programs. Before joining St. Thomas, she had extensive experience in admissions, student services and academic affairs at several universities either specializing in health care or MBA programs. She has a B.S. from Purdue University and a master's degree in education from the University of Minnesota.

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Kate DiAna

Senior Program Director

(651) 962-4135
kddiana@stthomas.edu

Kate DiAna is the program director for the Health Care MBA, the Executive MBA and the MS in Health Care Communication programs. Before joining St. Thomas, she had extensive experience in admissions, student services and academic affairs at several universities either specializing in health care or MBA programs. She has a B.S. from Purdue University and a master's degree in education from the University of Minnesota.

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Melissa Lammers

Assistant Director

(651) 962-4114
melissa.lammers@stthomas.edu

Melissa Lammers facilitates student life and the academic learning environment for the Health Care MBA, Executive MBA and the MS in Health Care Communication programs.  Before joining St. Thomas at the end of 2015, she worked in marketing at UnitedHealthcare.  She has a bachelor of arts in business communication from the University of St. Thomas. In addition to being thrilled about working for her alma mater, Lammers is delighted to have the opportunity to build and foster relationships with students.

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Melissa Lammers

Assistant Director

(651) 962-4114
melissa.lammers@stthomas.edu

Melissa Lammers facilitates student life and the academic learning environment for the Health Care MBA, Executive MBA and the MS in Health Care Communication programs.  Before joining St. Thomas at the end of 2015, she worked in marketing at UnitedHealthcare.  She has a bachelor of arts in business communication from the University of St. Thomas. In addition to being thrilled about working for her alma mater, Lammers is delighted to have the opportunity to build and foster relationships with students.

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Kilee Pertl

Program Coordinator

651-962-4121
kilee.pertl@stthomas.edu

Kilee Pertl assists in coordinating the Health Care MBA, the Executive MBA and MS in Health Care Communication cohort programs through the Opus College of Business.  She joined the team in Summer 2017 after working at Target in Apparel Merchandising.  Kilee is a St. Thomas '16 alumna herself with a degree in Management & Leadership, Marketing and Business Communications.  As a Minnesota native, she is excited to continue working in beautiful downtown Minneapolis with students and faculty to engage in continued learning and professional development.

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Kilee Pertl

Program Coordinator

651-962-4121
kilee.pertl@stthomas.edu

Kilee Pertl assists in coordinating the Health Care MBA, the Executive MBA and MS in Health Care Communication cohort programs through the Opus College of Business.  She joined the team in Summer 2017 after working at Target in Apparel Merchandising.  Kilee is a St. Thomas '16 alumna herself with a degree in Management & Leadership, Marketing and Business Communications.  As a Minnesota native, she is excited to continue working in beautiful downtown Minneapolis with students and faculty to engage in continued learning and professional development.

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