Freshman Symposium

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Freshman Symposium

Freshman Symposium is offered in a student’s first fall semester at the University of St. Thomas.  The course is one-credit hour and introduces the student to the UST mission, with an emphasis on how the Basilian Fathers’ core values of goodness, discipline, and knowledge provide the foundation of a Catholic, liberal arts education.  Freshman Symposium features a Common Read program, which provides a shared intellectual experience for incoming freshmen, and a class-wide service-learning project that serves our local community.

Freshman Symposium begins Friday, August 18, 2017 with a special campus-wide kick-off. 

For additional information, please contact Dr. Jo Meier Marquis, Director of Freshman Symposium at meierj@stthom.edu.