Posted in: News | Posted on: April 27, 2017
The University of St. Thomas launched its new Center for Science and Health Professions building on Thursday, April 6, with a grand opening ceremony in conjunction with its annual Research Symposium, which promotes undergraduate and graduate research. The stunning new center honors the legacy that legendary architect Philip Johnson lent to UST when he designed its academic mall and iconic Chapel of St. Basil.
Posted in: Campaign Communications | Posted on: June 6, 2016
As a senior at UST in 2003, I planned to be an active alumna after graduation, but I never imagined I would one day be a full-time UST employee raising funds for my alma mater. But more than a decade later, here I am, serving as the campaign director for the most ambitious fundraising effort in UST history.
Posted in: News | Posted on: January 6, 2016
The University of St. Thomas, a member of the world-renowned Texas Medical Center, broke ground on a new Center for Science and Health Professions on Nov. 12, 2015. The new facility, containing more than 100,000 square-feet of modern lab space and classrooms, will meet the increasing demand for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degree programs in Houston.
Posted in: Campaign Communications | Posted on: August 24, 2015
Six years ago, raising $47.3 million to build a new Center for Science and Health Professions at UST seemed an ambitious, far-away goal. Today, thanks to the generosity of hundreds of donors, I am proud to announce that we have surpassed our goal by raising $47. 5 million and are preparing to break ground on the Center’s main building in November!
Posted in: Campaign Communications | Posted on: June 2, 2015
In the current science building, our ability to pursue new avenues in research is limited by the equipment and space we have. The labs can be crowded if more than one research group needs to work at a time. We must also schedule our lab time around classes, which is difficult.
Posted in: News | Posted on: April 27, 2015
Tacos + Beer = $90,000 in Scholarships! Savory tacos from some of Houston’s best-loved eateries, coupled with world-class beer courtesy of Texas’ oldest craft brewery, amounted to a huge boost for UST scholarships! Two Saints and a Taco Tasting, UST’s popular annual alumni event, was held April 23 and raised more than $90,000 for the […]
Posted in: Campaign Communications | Posted on: April 21, 2015
For years, I’ve heard UST referred to as “one of Houston’s best kept secrets,” but how this is possible? Our graduates are making their marks in all areas of our community—and beyond.
Posted in: News | Posted on: March 9, 2015
65th Mardi Gras Gala Raises $1.1M for Scholarships The University of St. Thomas 65th Mardi Gras Gala rocked the Hilton Americas-Houston on Fat Tuesday and raised more than $1.1 million in support of student scholarships. A New Orleans jazz band, led by Houston native Leo “The Voice” Polk set the mood for the program with traditional […]
Posted in: Campaign Communications | Posted on: January 13, 2015
It is with gratitude that I share some exciting news regarding our fundraising efforts at UST. Last week, a close friend of the University made an incredibly generous $5 million contribution in support of the planned Center for Science and Health Professions.
Posted in: News | Posted on: December 18, 2014
For only the next two weeks, friends of UST have a special opportunity to make a donation via an IRA charitable rollover. On Dec. 16, the Senate reauthorized the IRA charitable rollover through Dec. 31, 2014. A donor age 70 1/2 or older may roll over up to $100,000 from a traditional IRA to a qualified public charity.