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Texas Medical Center CFO Credits Skills to UST MBA

Texas Medical Center’s EVP and CFO Denise Castillo-Rhodes credits UST's MBA degree program for helping her develop critical thinking skills essential to her career. Read more.

Pre-Dental Grad Smiles on UST Research Experiences

I didn’t brush my teeth for an entire year,” Jennifer Hoang wrote in her dental school application about her fear of dentists. Following graduation, Hoang will attend her first-choice dental school. Read more.

Nursing Grad, Cancer Survivor Wants to Heal Others

Nursing graduate Samantha Loos-Polk was inspired to pursue a nursing career because of her own life-changing journey with cancer at the age of 14. Read more.

Grad Pursues Biology to Find Cure for Sonís Disease

After graduation, biology and business major Chris Guardado seeks a career in biomedical research focused on his son’s disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Read more...

Nursing Grad Overcomes Challenges to Be a Nurse

Elizabeth Rodriguez’s path to a UST nursing degree started with her birth in a one-room shack in Mexico to a teenage single parent with a second-grade education. Read more.

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  • Adam McCoy, visiting UST student from Northern IrelandVisiting Study Abroad Student from Northern Ireland Earns Scholarship

    Visiting University of St. Thomas student Adam McCoy, originally from Northern Ireland, was awarded a $5,500 scholarship by the British American Foundation of Texas during an awards dinner in April. Through the study abroad program Study USA, McCoy studied business at UST for the 2015-2016 academic year, with support from the William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies.

  • Graduation Cap and TassleWhat to Expect at Graduation

    The 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.

  • John MaciasDoctoral Dissertation Examines Communities for the Best Life

    John 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.

  • 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. 

  • MLA Alumnus Bobby MartinezMLA Alumnus Named Secondary Principal of the Year

    Bobby 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.

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