November Campaign Email

Posted in: Campaign Communications | Posted on: November 12, 2014

In the most recent issue of UST Today, I highlighted an interesting article by Arthur C. Brooks in the Wall Street Journal titled “Handsome is as Handsome Gives.” In it, Brooks ponders the rewards of philanthropic giving with his own questions: Do those who give live longer? Are they healthier? Are they more attractive?

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Major Giving Society Dinner

Posted in: News | Posted on: October 17, 2014

More than 150 guests attended the Major Giving Society Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Thursday, October 16 at the Houstonian Hotel. The Major Giving Society recognizes philanthropists who have made significant contributions to the University of St. Thomas.

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Nursing Boot Camps Prepare Students for Critical Care, Statistics

Posted in: News | Posted on: September 26, 2014

University of St. Thomas students in the Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing learn how to treat patients in emergency situations through the course Holistic Nursing: Care of the Critically Ill, and they learn the math skills needed in the Introduction to Statistics for Nursing Research course.

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UST Named Among Best Colleges in America

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For the 21st consecutive year, the University of St. Thomas was named to the top tier of the U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges’ list of universities offering master’s degrees in the western region of the United States.

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Hackett Family Foundation Gives $500K to Science Center

Posted in: News | Posted on: September 9, 2014

The University of St. Thomas is one step closer to breaking ground on its new Center for Science and Health Professions, thanks to a generous gift of $500,000 from the Hackett Family Foundation. Maureen and Jim Hackett are members of the honorary committee for Faith in Our Future: The Campaign for the University of St. Thomas.

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Houston Chronicle Highlights UST’s Faith-Based STEM Program

Posted in: News | Posted on: August 28, 2014

A Houston Chronicle article published August 15, 2014, describes how the University of St. Thomas has found its niche by branching out from its liberal arts legacy to fulfill the need for STEM education in the city. In addition, it highlights the university’s new masters program in clinical translation management, in partnership with The Methodist Hospital Research Institute.

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August Campaign Email

Posted in: Campaign Communications | Posted on: August 15, 2014

It’s mid-August, and the University of St. Thomas is abuzz with activity as we prepare to usher in the fall 2014 semester. As I walk the campus, the unrelenting Texas heat is overshadowed by the beauty of the landscape made lush and green by recent summer rains. I hope this semester’s students find our campus as wonderful and welcoming as I do. I try, too, to envision the changes that are coming to UST as a result of Faith in Our Future: The Campaign for the University of St. Thomas.

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May Campaign Email

Posted in: Campaign Communications | Posted on: May 25, 2014

Amid the excitement of graduation and end-of-semester festivities last week, we received some news that gave us even more reason to celebrate. The largest gift in UST history was pledged by longtime friends Carol and Odis Peavy in support of Faith in Our Future: The Campaign for the University of St. Thomas.

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