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Friday, September 05, 2014
Cor Jesu
Date: September 5, 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, September 06, 2014
Purple on the Plaza
Date: September 6, 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.

 

Monday, September 08, 2014
Tommie Connections: Washington, D.C.-area
Date: September 8, 2014
Join alumni, parents and friends of St. Thomas for an evening of networking. Special guest speaker will be Dr. Julie Sullivan, president of St. Thomas. Mark your calendar and register by contacting the Alumni Association at ustalumni@stthomas.edu or (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-7431. 

 

Friday, September 12, 2014
Family Business Breakfast Series
Date: September 12, 2014
Time: 7:30 AM
The Family Business Breakfast Series returns this fall after a record year of growth. These breakfast panel discussions are free to St. Thomas alumni and their business families. For more information and to register, visit stthomas.edu/familybusiness.

 

St. Thomas Real Estate Alumni Council Sporting Clays Tournament
Date: September 12, 2014
Time: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
The Real Estate Alumni Council (REAC) is hosting a Sporting Clays Tournament at the
Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club in Prior Lake, MN. Novices and experts, alumni and friends are welcome to participate. Teams may be formed, or individuals will be placed in a team.

 

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Purple on the Plaza
Date: September 13, 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.

 

Sunday, September 14, 2014
Catholic Studies 2014 Alumni Mass and Picnic
Date: September 14, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Please join us for the annual Catholic Studies Alumni Mass and Barbecue! 

 

Mass for Persons with Disabilities
Date: September 14, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
St. Mary’s Chapel
Everyone is welcome to this special Mass for people of all abilities. Co-sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office of Marriage and Family Life. For more information on any of the following events, visit saintpaulseminary.org or call (651) 962-5050.

 

Monday, September 15, 2014
10th Annual Vianney Cup Golf Classic and Dinner
Date: September 15, 2014
Call (651) 962-5967 to register.

 

Fourth Annual Men's Basketball Golf Tournament
Date: September 15, 2014
Time: 11:30 AM to 9:00 PM
The fourth annual Men’s Basketball Alumni Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, Sep. 15, at the Mendakota Country Club. All are welcome!

 

Christopher Bakken Reading and Lecture
Date: September 15, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
3M Auditorium, Owens Science Center
Combining the best of memoir, travel, literature and food writing, Christopher Bakken’s Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table (UC Press, 2013) delves into one of the most underappreciated cuisines in Europe in this rollicking celebration of the Greek table.
Bakken is a professor of English at Allegheny College. He is the author of Goat Funeral: Poems and After Greece: Poems (winner of the 2001 T.S. Eliot Prize). His poems, essays and translations have been published widely in the United States and Europe. For more information on the following events, and additional lectures, visit stthomas.edu/english/events.

 

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Tommie Connections: Omaha-area
Date: September 17, 2014
Join alumni, parents and friends of St. Thomas for an evening of networking. Special guest speaker will be Dr. Julie Sullivan, president of St. Thomas. Mark your calendar and register by contacting the Alumni Association at ustalumni@stthomas.edu or (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-7431. 

 

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Tommie Connections: Fargo-Moorhead-area
Date: September 18, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Join alumni, parents and friends of St. Thomas for an evening of networking at the Hotel Donaldson, Stoker's Wine Cellar. Mark your calendar and register by contacting the Alumni Association at ustalumni@stthomas.edu or (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-7431.   

 

Friday, September 19, 2014
War/Art/Peace: Fifth Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium
Date: September 19, 2014 to September 20, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Lubin, Charlotte C. Weber, Professor of Art, Wake Forest University.
Part of the War/Art/Peace: 2014-2015 Department of Art History Speaker Series. This year, the Department of Art History will host four lectures by visiting speakers centered on issues related to the influence that times of conflict and peace have on art, architecture and popular culture.For more information on any of following exhibits or events, visit stthomas.edu/arthistory/newsandevents.

 

Hot Topics: Cool Talk
Date: September 19, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Room 235, School of Law, Minneapolis campus
The Murphy Institute will host Robert F. Cochran Jr., Pepperdine University’s Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law and director of the Herbert and Elinor Nootbaar Institute of Law, Religion and Ethics, and David M. VanDrunen, Westminster Seminary California’s Robert B. Strimple Professor of Systematic Theology and Christian Ethics; for the keynote luncheon of the 2014 Religiously Affiliated Law Schools conference. Lunch will be complimentary, but registration is required. CLE credit available. Visit stthomas.edu/murphyinstitute to register.

 

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.