Ice Rooster

The Iceman Cometh

Entrepreneur student Robbie Harrell runs a young ice-sculpting company with business partner Cullen Loeffler, a longsnapper for the Minnesota Vikings.
Maia Martucci '12 during a cultural festival in Japan. (Photo provided)

Citizens of the World

Follow the stories of four St. Thomas alumni who pursued international opportunities in Japan, Kenya, Northern Ireland and London after graduating.
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Professional Notes for March 3, 2015

This week's notes feature faculty Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, Joseph Fitzharris, Matthew George, Hans Gustafson, Cindy Hall, Karen Howard, Mike Klein, Matthew Mehaffey, Lisa Prevette, Manjeet Rege, Lesley Scibora, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Christian Washburn, John Wendt, Meg Wilkes Karraker; staff Drew Puroway and Jim Rogers; students Nick Benish, Chad Hewitt, Kristin Mueller and Ryan Smith; and alumni Amber Schoenecker ’13 and Kristin Braden ’14 .
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Please Remember Sara ‘Sally’ Jane Hietpas in Your Prayers

She was the wife of Quentin Hietpas '53, emeritus vice president of external affairs; mother of David Hietpas '85, Tom Hietpas '87 and Paul Hietpas '99, physical plant services; grandmother of Matt Endres '08, Sara O'Neill '12 and Paige Hietpas '18; and mother-in-law of Tom Gavin '74, Tom Endre '80, Dan Bettenburg '87 and Tanya Hietpas '93.
Lauren Vallez

Engineering Serendipity

Last year, while standing in line for coffee in Anderson Student Center, sophomore Lauren Vallez found herself in the middle of a debate between engineering professor John Abraham and one of his students. This random encounter heavily shaped the course of her studies at St. Thomas.
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Please Remember Mark Feely ’10 in Your Prayers

He was the husband of Joan (Zilka) Feely '09; brother of sophomore Jane Feely and Joe Feely '14; son of Dan Feely '80 and Maureen Feely '03; and grandson of Tom Feely, a longtime coach at St. Thomas.
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Please Remember Arnold Thornton in Your Prayers

He was the husband of Serene Thornton, professor emerita and adjunct faculty in the School of Social Work; father of William '98, Christopher '01 and Jonathan '08; and father-in-law of Lea '02, '07 M.S.W.