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Mar 12, 2018  Biology Alumnus Thrives in Graduate School at Yale
University of St. Thomas - Houston biology alumnus Christopher Anderson

UST Biology grad Christopher Anderson shares his successes so far, following his graduation in June 2015. Now in his second year of graduate school at Yale University, he’s excited to delve further into studying the biological and biomedical sciences.

Mar 09, 2018  University of St. Thomas Assistant Professor Honored with Blackboard Exemplary Course Award
Dr. Jaent McCollum

The University of St. Thomas is pleased to announce that Dr. Janet McCollum, Director of Research & Assistant Professor, has been named a winner in Blackboard’s Exemplary Course Program (ECP). The awards program recognizes faculty and course designers from schools, colleges, and universities around the world who develop engaging and innovative courses that represent the very best in technology and learning.

Mar 09, 2018  Walk the Way of the Cross
Way of the Cross participants

Spend the morning of Good Friday, March 30, 2018, in a reflective procession carrying the cross from University of St. Thomas’ 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 Joseph Fiorenza will provide a blessing at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.

Feb 20, 2018  University of St. Thomas School of Theology Dean Featured one of Houstonís Most Influential Women of 2017
Sandra Magie

Dr. Sandra Magie, dean of the School of Theology at University of St. Thomas, has been named one of “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2017” by Houston Woman Magazine.

Feb 20, 2018  University of St. Thomas Appoints New Chair of Criminology, Law and Society
Dr. Michael Kane

University of St. Thomas appoints Dr. Michael F. Kane department chair of its Criminology, Law and Society program.

Feb 14, 2018  68th Mardi Gras Gala Honors Basilian Fathers and Lights the Way to a Better Future for UST Students
Mardi Gras King and Queen, Christian Sacra and Ana Hernandez

The evening opened with an impressive candle-lit procession featuring the 2018 Mardi Gras King and Queen, seniors Christina Sacra ’18 and Ana Hernandez ’18, elected by their fellow students; and their Court, comprised of other senior campus leaders. They were joined by the University Singers under the direction of Dr. Brady Knapp, and the St. Thomas Singers of St. Thomas High School, under the direction of Mr. Joshua Wilson, who performed Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee, Let There Be Peace on Earth and Sing Gloria!.  

Feb 13, 2018  University of St. Thomas Announces NCAA Division III Exploratory Membership
Kennard Robinson dribbles down the court

The University of St. Thomas Athletics Program has been approved for exploratory membership in Division III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association for the 2018-2019 academic year. The exploratory year will officially begin on Sept. 1, 2018, and will provide the university a year to learn more about NCAA Division III.  

Feb 05, 2018  Flexibility Leads to Success in MPPA Program
MPPA Student Leo Skelly

Returning to school can be difficult, especially when you have to balance school with a full-time job, raising children, or any number of other responsibilities.
In the Master of Public Policy Administration program at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, the faculty works to make sure students have the support and flexibility they need to take the next step in their career.

Feb 02, 2018  UST Welcomes New Criminology, Law and Society Chair Dr. Michael Kane
Dr. Michael Kane, Chair of Criminology, Law and Society - University of St. Thomas - Houston

The University of St. Thomas is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Kane as chair of the Criminology, Law and Society department. A New York State native and graduate of the Christian Brothers Academy High School in Dewitt, New York, Dr. Kane has devoted his life to the study and practice of criminal justice.

Jan 30, 2018  University of St. Thomas Coach Dohner sets Native Texan State Record for 1/2 Marathon
Ryan Dohmer

The  University of St. Thomas Cross Country team is setting a precedent with Coach Ryan Dohner running the fastest ½ Marathon of any person ever born in the state of Texas  2018 Chevron Houston Half Marathon.

Jan 26, 2018  Students Integrate Faith and Life in 14th Annual Essay Contest
Triciajane Asuncion, 12th Grade Winner, Essay Contest

There were 8,056 students—third-graders through high school seniors—who wrote essays for the contest, sponsored by the UST Office of Catholic Outreach. Their topics covered what it means to be a leader, the importance of Catholic schools, and the promises of the Rosary.

Jan 23, 2018  Award Sends Chemistry Professor to Leadership Workshop
University of St. Thomas - Houston Chemistry and Physics Assistant Professor Dr. Javoris Hollingsworth

One of only 15 applicants selected from across the nation, University of St. Thomas Assistant Professor Dr. Javoris Hollingsworth received a Leadership Development Award from the Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) of the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Jan 08, 2018  UST Announces the Integration of Campus Ministry to the Center for Faith and Culture
Rev. Chris Valka and Rev. Dave Bittner

The Department of Campus Ministry at the University of St. Thomas will integrate into the framework of the Donald S. Nesti, CSSp Center for Faith and Culture. Through the leadership of Fr. Chris Valka, CSB, director Center for Faith and Culture, and in collaboration with Fr. Dave Bittner, CSB, campus chaplain, President Dr. Richard Ludwick has approved the merger between the two departments. The reorganization stems from the ideas and concepts around how faith is lived, nurtured and celebrated on campus. Since its founding, UST has strived to live the meaning of Catholic with the universality that defines the Faith; as it serves people of all beliefs and backgrounds.

Jan 05, 2018  University of St. Thomas Houston to Offer Nursing DNP Degree
Elsemar Ibarra, Nursing Student

The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree is the fastest growing nursing graduate program in the United States. According to the Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies, only 0.7% of nurses licensed in Texas hold a doctoral degree.