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Monday, September 22, 2014
11th Annual Baseball Alumni Golf Tournament
Date: September 22, 2014
Time: 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM
The 11th annual Baseball Alumni Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Mendakota Country Club in Mendota Heights. All are welcome!

 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Learning for Life Fall 2014
Date: September 23, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Learning for Life is an educational series that provides personal growth for all stages of life. It is co-sponsored by the Alumni Association and an academic department or center. This fall’s series will feature Dr. John Tauer, College of Arts and Sciences psychology professor and head men’s basketball coach. Dr. Tauer’s research focuses on how factors such as competition, cooperation and goal-setting affect intrinsic motivation.

 

Amy Leach Reading and Book Signing
Date: September 23, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
Things That Are: Essays (Milkweed Editions, 2012) is a book of nonfiction by an award-winning author who combines science, nature, philosophy and cosmology with an incredibly rare and wild imagination.
Amy Leach’s work has been published in A Public Space, Tin House, Orion, the Los Angeles Review, and many others. She has been recognized with the Whiting Writers’ Award, Best American Essays selections, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Award and a Pushcart Prize. She plays bluegrass music, teaches English and lives in Montana. Things That Are is her first book. For more information on the following events, and additional lectures, visit stthomas.edu/english/events.

 

Thursday, September 25, 2014
11th Annual Women's Hockey Alumni Golf Tournament
Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM
The 11th annual Women’s Hockey Alumni Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, Minn. Please join us! 

 

Admission to Candidacy Mass
Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel
For more information on any of the following events, visit saintpaulseminary.org or call (651) 962-5050.

 

Friday, September 26, 2014
Be Practical: Finding and Developing Gifts and Talents
Date: September 26, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Rooms 201-202, Opus Hall, Minneapolis campus
The Gifted, Creative, and Talented Education conference provides practical strategies that can be applied directly to classrooms and schools. It features panels and breakout sessions on a wide variety of topics regarding gifted education programming.

This year’s conference will include sessions by St. Thomas professors Karen Westberg and Karen Rogers, and five practitioners: Kari Govig, Carol Malueg, Kirstin Moldan, Cori Paulet and Margaret Smith, all recent graduates of the GCT program. For more information on any of the following events, visit stthomas.edu/celc/newsevents.

 

Gifted, Creative and Talented Education Conference
Date: September 26, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Rooms 201/202, Opus Hall, Minneapolis campus
The Gifted, Creative and Talented Education Conference provides practical strategies that can be applied directly to classrooms and schools. This year’s conference, “Be Practical: Finding and Developing Gifts and Talents,” will feature panels and breakout sessions on a wide variety of topics regarding gifted education programming. For more information on any of the following events, visit stthomas.edu/celc/newsevents.

 

Saturday, September 27, 2014
Purple on the Plaza
Date: September 27, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
“Purple on the Plaza” is an event held on the John P. Monahan Plaza before each St. Thomas home football game. It runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and features food, beverages and hospitality for all Tommie football fans.

 

Thursday, October 02, 2014
MPR Broadcast Journalism Series: John Branch
Date: October 2, 2014
The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter’s heartbreaking account of the life and shocking death of the toughest man in hockey. He will discuss his book Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard.

 

Open 4 Business Happy Hour
Date: October 2, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Local, Minneapolis
This is a great way to network and reconnect with your peers while enjoying free appetizers! For more information about the following events, visit stthomas.edu/business/alumni/events.

 

Friday, October 03, 2014
October 2014 First Friday
Date: October 3, 2014
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
The First Friday Speaker Series brings together hundreds of alumni, students, faculty and staff members, and friends for thoughtful presentations by community members of interest from the Twin Cities area. Registration is required.

 

Meet the Engineers Career Fair
Date: October 3, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
Please be the guest of the School of Engineering’s Meet the Engineers of the Future event, where tables are turned on the normal career fair. In this case, the upperlevel engineering students present themselves with a poster board and stand by as prospective employers walk among and talk with students about their particular interests and talents. With no booths to prepare, alumni who are employers will find the event a convenient way to meet some highly talented students. Student résumés will be posted online in advance to preview. Please register at stthomas.edu/engineeringjobfair.

 

Saturday, October 04, 2014
Rectors’ Bowl
Date: October 4, 2014
O’Shaughnessy Stadium
For more information on any of the following events, visit saintpaulseminary.org or call (651) 962-5050.

 

11th Annual College Art Gallery Collaborative Fall Art Tour
Date: October 4, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Eleven college/university galleries participating. Visit up to six galleries, take a guided tour on free coach buses. Enjoy art, music and refreshments. For more information on any of following exhibits or events, visit stthomas.edu/arthistory/newsandevents.

 

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Graduate Studies Information Night
Date: October 7, 2014
Time: 5:15 PM
The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
Contact graduate admissions counselor, Amy Burback, (651) 962-5069.

 

Thursday, October 09, 2014
Team Vianney
Date: October 9, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM
Team Vianney is a Catholic movement of men in ninth to 12th grades in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Participants meet for dinner with college seminarians, hear a short, dynamic talk on the Catholic faith and participate in an energetic Mass with seminarians and university students. For more information, visit vianney.net or call (651) 962-6829.

 

Tommie Connections: Twin Cities, MN
Date: October 9, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Join alumni and friends of the university for an evening of networking at Poor Richards Commonhouse in Bloomington, MN. 

Speaker panel on networking: Jim Hays, Vanessa Longnecker and Tim Boberg from the Hays Companies. 

 

Friday, October 10, 2014
Class of 1964 Homecoming-Reunion Celebration
Date: October 10, 2014 to October 12, 2014
Plan to come to campus to see how our buildings, our students and our classmates have both
changed and stayed the same! All events are open to alumni and guests. We look forward to
seeing you!

 

Cor Jesu
Date: October 10, 2014
Time: 8:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel
Meaning “Heart of Jesus,” Cor Jesu is a moving opportunity to worship Christ in community with the church through Eucharistic adoration, confession, praise and worship, benediction and fellowship.

 

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Class of 2004 Homecoming-Reunion Celebration
Date: October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014
Plan to come to campus to see how our buildings, our students and our classmates have both
changed and stayed the same! All events are open to alumni and guests. We look forward to
seeing you!

 

Class of 1994 Homecoming-Reunion Celebration
Date: October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014
Plan to come to campus to see how our buildings, our students and our classmates have both
changed and stayed the same! All events are open to alumni and guests. We look forward to
seeing you!

 

Class of 1984 Homecoming-Reunion Celebration
Date: October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014
Plan to come to campus to see how our buildings, our students and our classmates have both
changed and stayed the same! All events are open to alumni and guests. We look forward to
seeing you!

 

Class of 1974 Homecoming-Reunion Celebration
Date: October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014
Plan to come to campus to see how our buildings, our students and our classmates have both
changed and stayed the same! All events are open to alumni and guests. We look forward to
seeing you!

 

Homecoming
Date: October 11, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Check out the schedule for this year's Homecoming celebration.

 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
TEDxUniversityofStThomas “Taking Action to Reimagine Education”
Date: October 15, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, Anderson Student Center
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED (the “Technology, Entertainment, Design” online global conference owned by the Sapling Foundation) has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. For more information on any of the following events, visit stthomas.edu/celc/newsevents.

 

Friday, October 17, 2014
MN Private College Virtual Career Fair
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
All students and alumni from any of the 17 MN private colleges will be invited to participate in this online event – live chat rooms to interact with candidates! More Information.

 

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Advanced Clinical Practice Institute
Date: October 18, 2014
Making Sense Together: An Intersubjective Approach
For more information on any of the following events, visit stthomas.edu/socialwork/events.

 

Sunday, October 19, 2014
UST Bands and String Orchestra Concert
Date: October 19, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas
For more information on the following performances and a complete concert listing and updates, visit stthomas.edu/music/events/.

 

Monday, October 20, 2014
Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library Lecture Series
Date: October 20, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
3M Auditorium, Owens Science Hall
For more information on this event, visit saintpaulseminary.org or call (651) 962-5050.

 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Installation of Acolytes Mass
Date: October 21, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel
For more information on this event, visit saintpaulseminary.org or call (651) 962-5050.