All award recipients stand together in the Woulfe Alumni Hall during the annual St. Thomas Day award ceremony

Stories with Impact

Alumni Engaging In Our Communities

Your Journey Makes A Difference

Tommies are known for thinking critically, acting wisely and working skillfully to advance the common good. You are doing amazing things to support local, national and global communities. We encourage you to share your stories and get inspired by your Tommie Network. 

Sharing Across Generations

Tommie Moments

Your journey is unique and is filled with lessons, victories, challenges and accomplishments. Each step that brought you to where you are today can serve as inspiration to Tommies who are eager to learn from your experiences as they pave their own personal and professional paths.

Please take a few minutes to share your “Tommie Moment” by completing this form. Share a story about your career journey, experiences on campus, someone who inspired you, advice for current Tommies or something else meaningful to you. We are grateful for your contribution!

Celebrating Important Achievements

Alumni Awards

Throughout the year, St. Thomas alumni are recognized for various awards spanning career accomplishments, service to their community, dedication to St. Thomas and recognition of athletics achievements.

Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award recognizes an alumnus or alumna for contributions to the betterment of the spiritual and material welfare of the less fortunate. Since 1968, Alumni Relations has honored an individual each year for their extraordinary contributions.

Distinguished Alumnus/na Award

The Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award honors an alumnus/alumna for leadership and service to St. Thomas, the community and in his or her field of endeavor. Since 1971, Alumni Relations has honored an individual each year for their extraordinary achievement.

Monsignor James Lavin Award

The Monsignor James Lavin Award honors an alumnus or alumna of St. Thomas for outstanding contributions and service to the University of St. Thomas Alumni Association, its programs and services. Since 1994, Alumni Relations has honored an individual each year for the extraordinary contributions.

Spirit of St. Thomas Award

The Spirit of St. Thomas Award recognizes the professional and/or personal achievements of Tommies under the age of 40.

Athletics Hall of Fame

Founded in 1974, the University of St. Thomas Athletic Hall of Fame is co-sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Athletic Department.