Tommies are doing amazing things every day. Here are some of our favorite stories, lessons and highlights from the Tommie Network.

Alumni in the news. Student perspectives on what it means to be a Tommie. Stories from the St. Thomas Newsroom and magazines. We've aggregated it here for you. Know another alumni story? Let us know

Tommies Fighting COVID-19


Tommies Making a Difference

Paper hearts are popping up on windows around the world. Children are waving to grandma and grandpa through glass doors. Young, healthy adults are doing grocery shopping for elderly neighbors. These stories of connection and survival are both heartbreaking and uplifting, as people navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are grateful to St. Thomas alumni who chose to answer a call when given the chance to make a bigger impact in their communities. Meet a few of these Tommie heroes!

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Corporate Captains: 3M

St. Thomas alumni bring unmatched talents and value to their employers. But we also know how much they give back to each other as members of the Tommie Network! Meet one of our corporate captains, Lee Winbush '17 MBA.
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Flying High (And Upside Down)

Capt. Michelle Curran ’09 has drive. And thanks to that drive, next year she’ll also have the esteemed designation of Thunderbird 6.
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The Effective Job Search

Jennifer Rogers from the St. Thomas Career Development Center gives her tips for making the most of your search for a new job.
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Financial Planning in your 20s and 30s

Krystal Julius and Peter Eckerline of Eckerline Wealth Management share tips for what you can be doing early in life to set yourself up for financial success in the future.

St. Thomas Day Awards

Every year, we award three alumni for their career achievement, service to their community and dedication to St. Thomas.

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.
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Alumni to Know

Every issue of the St. Thomas Magazine, we profile Tommies making waves in their industry. Check out some of our recent features.

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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.

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