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May 19, 2016  What to Expect at Graduation
Graduation Cap and TassleThe University of St. Thomas will celebrate 1,041 graduates during the Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. on May 21, 2016 at NRG Arena, located at 1 NRG Park. The University will require tickets for all guests.

May 11, 2016  Governor Abbott to Speak at UST Commencement
Governor Greg AbbottThe University of St. Thomas will celebrate 1,041 graduates during the Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. on May 21, 2016 at NRG Arena, located at 1 NRG Park. Commencement speaker Greg Abbott, governor of Texas, will speak on the topic “Our lives are not defined by the challenges we face, but how we respond to those challenges.”

May 05, 2016  University of St. Thomas Center for International Studies Receives Prestigious Taiwan Studies Grant
The Center for International Studies has received a three-year, $170,000 grant from Taiwan’s Ministry of Education to support ongoing and future expansion of Taiwan Studies at the University of St. Thomas.

May 05, 2016  Doctoral Dissertation Examines Communities for the Best Life
John MaciasJohn Macias, doctoral candidate in the University of St. Thomas Center for Thomistic Studies, will publically defend his dissertation at 9:30 a.m. on May 9 in Sullivan Hall. His dissertation on the philosophy of Thomistic philosopher Alasdair Macintyre asks what type of political community MacIntyre believes will bring human beings to the best and most flourishing life.

May 04, 2016  Center for International Studies Celebrates 35 years at UST
CIS 35th AnniversarySince the inception of the Center for International Studies at the University of St. Thomas in 1981, the Center has prepared students for international careers through courses that focused on global issues, area studies and diplomacy.

Apr 22, 2016  Alumni Raise $100K for Scholarships in Taco Tasting
Two Saints and a Taco Tasting 2016 - Alexis GuzmanCelebrating its 5th year, the wildly popular Two Saints and a Taco Tasting raised $100,000 in support of student scholarships, the most in the event’s history. The sellout event was hosted by the Alumni Association on April 21 at Saint Arnold Brewing Co. and presented by

Apr 15, 2016  UST Focuses on Sustainable Eats for Earth Week
The University of St. Thomas is dedicated to becoming a greener, more eco-friendly campus. With that it mind, the Sustainability Committee, in collaboration with the Environmental Science and Studies Department, is planning a week’s worth of activities seeking to raise awareness for sustainability on campus.

Apr 14, 2016  UST Athletics to Kickoff Fundraiser for Player Shelters
From Link-Lee Mansion to Malloy Hall and from Guinan Hall to the Center for Science and Health Professions under construction, UST is home to 1,805 undergraduate students. For Celts Soccer and its 50 soccer student-athletes, home also extends 6 miles from campus to the Houston Sports Park. 

Apr 12, 2016  University of St. Thomas to Host DRI Internationalís Upcoming One-Day Conference on Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
DRI International announces the next in its series of one-day regional collegiate conferences hosted by the Cameron School of Business University of St. Thomas from  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  on Saturday, April 23 on campus in Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum Blvd.

Apr 11, 2016  Celt Breakfast Club: Ernest Cockrell Inspires Business Students at University of St. Thomas
In February, Ernest Cockrell, president of The Cockrell Foundation, spoke to the Celt Breakfast Club at University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business. He talked about his life experiences and the work of The Cockrell Foundation. 

Apr 05, 2016  MLA Alumnus Named Secondary Principal of the Year
MLA Alumnus Bobby MartinezBobby Martinez, MLA ’08, is living his “dream” through positively impacting the lives of students and helping them recognize their own potential. In only his third year as principal of Fairview Junior High, Martinez was named 2016 Secondary Principal of the Year for the Alvin Independent School District.

Mar 30, 2016  Students Gain Career Insights from Alumni Mentors
To supplement students’ in-class training and rigorous curriculum, the University of St. Thomas encourages students to be gain important career insights before hitting the competitive job market.

Mar 18, 2016  Walk Way of the Cross
Spend the morning of Good Friday, March 25, in a reflective procession from UST’s Chapel of St. Basil to the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. The 2.2-mile procession includes five stations, gospel readings, reflections and choral presentations. Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Fiorenza will provide a blessing at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

Mar 16, 2016  Business Students Gain Industry Knowledge at Career Day
The University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business helps students prepare for careers in the business world through a challenging curriculum, mentorship programs and networking opportunities with successful professionals.

Mar 10, 2016  5th Alumni Taco Tasting to Raise Scholarship Funds
Two Saints and a Taco Tasting T-shirt and pint glassesThe UST Alumni Association will host the 5th Annual Two Saints and a Taco Tasting from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on April 21 at Saint Arnold Brewing Co. The scholarship fundraiser, presented by, will feature delicious tacos from some of Houston’s best restaurants in combination with the taps of Texas’ oldest craft brewery.

Mar 09, 2016  Students Plant Prairies to Conserve Houston
Monarch ButterflyPrairies around Texas, that serve to protect natural habitats and increase biodiversity, have greatly decreased in number due to human intervention.Monarch Butt

Feb 26, 2016  CIS Students Attend U.S.-Russia Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
With media reporting on the stress between the United States and Russia’s relationship occurring more frequently, the next generation of policy makers and diplomats will need to develop a strong understanding of what drives Russia politically and economically, while maintaining strong ties with Russian representatives. 

Feb 25, 2016  Prestigious AACSB Accreditation Extended for Business School
Cameron School of Business students at the University of St. Thomas benefit from a prestigious business school accreditation. Originally achieved in 2011, the Cameron School of Business has received an extension of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools (AACSB) International accreditation for both its undergraduate and graduate programs.

Feb 24, 2016  Students Can Apply to be Graduation Speaker
The search begins for the student speaker for the 2016 University of St. Thomas Commencement Ceremony. 

Feb 10, 2016  Consul General of Mexico to Speak on Business Reforms
To help make businesses in Mexico more competitive in the global economy, the country has recently undergone transformation in its legal and constitutional amendments.

Feb 05, 2016  UST Sets Scholarships and Tuition for 2016-2017
UST Star LogoThe University of St. Thomas continues its commitment to affordability with a modest 4 percent tuition increase for undergraduates and an increase in the scholarship and financial aid budget to $18 million for 2016-2017.   

Feb 04, 2016  CSB Connects Students with Successful Alumni
Whether individuals are preparing for future careers or pursuing different positions within a field, students can always benefit from the advice and expertise of those who have walked in their footsteps. 

Feb 03, 2016  Business School Chairsí Highest Qualifications Benefit Students
It’s one thing to know the theories of business. It’s another to have real-world experience and connections to other professionals. Students in the University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business benefit from faculty members who have business experience and have earned the highest degrees and certifications in their field.  

Feb 03, 2016  Nursing Dean Named Among Houston's Influential Women
In the ever-changing landscape of healthcare in Houston, the role of the nurse continues to shift and grow. To meet these needs Dr. Poldi Tschirch, dean of the University of St. Thomas’ Carol and Otis Peavy School of Nursing, strives to educate nurses who are going to bring a holistic approach to the workplace. 

Feb 02, 2016  Krohn Shares the Value of Teaching at Lee Lecture
Professor Charles S. Krohn’s experience working with the Alley Theatre for 30 seasons is exhibited when he teaches courses such as Shakespearean topics and Modern Drama for the University of St. Thomas English Department during the last 50 years.

Jan 22, 2016  New Director to Prepare Ethical Leaders of Tomorrow
Corporate social responsibility, right to life issues and cyber ethics are all “hot topics” today, and the University of St. Thomas is giving students the opportunity to think critically and analyze these topics in the recently established Center for Ethical Leadership. To aid in achieving this goal, Dr. Robert Ivany, president of the university, and Dr. Dominic Aquila, provost, have brought Dr. Joseph Cerami to lead the Center and guide students while examining the importance of ethics in these fields and beyond.

Jan 21, 2016  Nominations Open for the Mardi Gras King and Queen
The University of St. Thomas is searching for two students to be the next Mardi Gras King and Queen for the school’s 66th annual Mardi Gras Gala. Nominations for the king and queen will be accepted until Wednesday, Jan. 27.

Jan 20, 2016  UST Welcomes Head Soccer Coach
The University of St. Thomas Athletic Department and Men’s Soccer program is pleased to announce that Red River Athletic Conference and NAIA veteran coach Daniel Balaguero has become the second-ever head men’s soccer coach at UST. Balaguero will join the Celts this spring after serving as an assistant coach at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Jan 19, 2016  UST Remembers Life of History Professor
For 26 years he served the University of St. Thomas community by challenging students to prosper in their professional and personal lives. Dr. Irving Kelter was a friend, colleague, teacher, productive scholar and a devoted husband.

Jan 13, 2016  UST Remembers Diligent Payroll Clerk
While everybody is working for a paycheck, someone behind the scenes is working to make sure that paycheck comes through. Such was the case with Holly Graham, payroll administrator, the silent backbone of the University who made sure each St. Thomas employee had their hard-earned money in their account so they could put food on the table.

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