Center for Science and Health Professions Debuted April 6

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.

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Lighting the Way

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.

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UST Breaks Ground on New Center for Science and Health Professions

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.

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Surpassing Our Goal

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!

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Tacos + Beer = $90,000 in Scholarships!

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 […]

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65th Mardi Gras Gala Raises $1.1M for Scholarships

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 […]

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Make a Charitable IRA Gift This Year, Free From Federal Income Tax

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.

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