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University to Implement New Flat-Rate Tuition and Offer Discounted Summer Classes
Student at graduation

To accelerate undergraduates’ careers and reduce student debt, the University of St. Thomas will implement a flat-rate tuition model beginning in the fall 2019 semester.


Counseling and Disabilities Services to Offer Free Mindfulness Workshop for Nursing Students
Mindfulness

Through the month of February, Counseling and Disabilities Services will offer a mindfulness group for nursing students each Monday. Laura Castronovo, LMSW, will lead each workshop.


University of St. Thomas Brings its Mission to New Market with Associate Degrees in Technology Fields

The University of St. Thomas Houston is poised to take new ground with the launch of a parallel college concept to enter the two-year college marketplace.


School of Education Assistant Professor Organizes First Conference For Educational Diagnosticians, By Educational Diagnosticians
Dr. Tera Jean Torres

Dr. Tera Jean Torres, assistant professor in the School of Education and Human Services, spearheaded the first conference for educational diagnosticians that was organized and led by members of the field. The conference was held at the University of St. Thomas on Jan. 24 to 25 and had more than 200 attendees, including participants from Okla., La. and N.M.


Houston Artist GONZO247 Signs on to Paint New Campus Mural
Local Graffiti Artist Mario Figueroa Jr.

In keeping with its ongoing “Be Your Bold Self” campaign, the University of St. Thomas has commissioned local graffiti artist Mario Figueroa Jr., better known by his artistic name GONZO247, to paint the first permanent mural on campus. The mural will be located on the side of Crooker Center, facing the Campus Life Mall.


University of St. Thomas’ Online M.Ed Named to Best Online Graduate Education Programs in the Nation by U.S. News
Student in online M.Ed program

U.S. News & World Report names University of St. Thomas’ online M.Ed. Program to its 2019 list of Best Online Graduate Education Programs. UST offers a complete M.Ed online.  Degree specialties include Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, Special Education, Dual Language Instruction, Curriculum/Instruction and Generalist.


Drama Program wins Broadway World Houston Best Houston Play of 2018
Student Alexandra Guirette as Elizabeth Bennet

The University of St. Thomas’s spring 2018 production of “Pride and Prejudice” was announced Best Houston Play of 2018 by Broadway World Houston.


Center for Irish Studies Board Member honored by Irish America Magazine
J. Patrick Herlihy, MD

Irish America magazine honored William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies Advisory Board member J. Patrick Herlihy, MD, at the Annual Healthcare & Life Sciences 50 on Friday, Nov. 2. According to the website, the Annual Healthcare & Life Sciences 50 “recognizes the excellence, performance, and extraordinary contributions of Irish-American and Irish-born leaders in fields including medical care, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, research and development, and life sciences venture capital.”