August 1, 2011 
Vol. 4, Issue 1
Eight Students Merit Full-Tuition Scholarships
The University of St. Thomas is committed to providing an accessible and affordable private, liberal arts education to all students. The University not only increased financial aid available to all eligible students by 21 percent for the 2011-2012 academic year, UST also awarded eight full-tuition scholarships to top incoming freshmen.
Second Collection Raises Funds for Scholarships

Second Collection donations from generous parishioners in the Galveston-Houston Archdiocese have helped open doors and provide greater opportunity for students seeking a private, Catholic college education. On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10-11, parishes in the Archdiocese are invited to support Catholic higher education by passing the collection plate a second time.

UST Students Volunteer at Muscular Dystrophy Camp
For one week in June, two University of St. Thomas students forged lifetime friendships and brightened the lives of children with neuromuscular diseases. Sarah Lutz, a junior education major, and Rosemary Tran, a senior biology major, served as counselors at the Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp from June 6-12.
HCC Transfer Students Eligible for Nursing Scholarships

The Houston Community College/University of St. Thomas Foster Scholars Program will enable five Houston Community College transfer students to complete their degree in nursing at the University of St. Thomas. A $260,000 gift from Harriet and Joe Foster will provide full-tuition scholarships for five HCC students who transfer to complete their undergraduate degree in nursing within two years.

Cameron School of Business Hosts Open House

Are you thinking of pursuing an MBA or MSA? Meet Cameron School of Business faculty, alumni and current students at a Graduate Open House on August 30. You can discuss your degree requirements in detail and see how the Cameron School of Business can provide the superior business education you seek.

UST Reschedules Performing Arts Benefit for Dec. 14

To celebrate the unveiling of a planned Performing Arts and Conference Center at the University of St. Thomas, world-renowned soprano and Houston Grand Opera favorite Ana Maria Martinez will perform a benefit concert at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 14, in Zilkha Hall of the Hobby Center.

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MBA Students Study Marketing In Morocco

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A group of 18 University of St. Thomas MBA students traveled to Morocco for two weeks during summer 2011. Highlights of the trip include a tour of Casablanca, Marrakech and Tangier as well as a rare opportunity to participate in a live case study and presentation with a Moroccan company.

Elise Marrion


Sandy Soliz
Director of Marketing and Communications
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