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Two Saints & A Taco Tasting

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The University Alumni Association’s 2022 Two Saints & a Taco Tasting uses mouthwatering delights as the launchpad for all kinds of fun at its popular annual scholarship fundraiser. Learn about this year’s merrymaking event and how to buy tickets now.

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Miracles and Milestones Describe UST’s 75 Years

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Founders’ Week, dubbed Miracles and Milestones, was full of fun and festivities. We celebrated the remarkable success of the Rising Stars Internship Program; had our biggest Giving Day ever; and UST recognized the 10th anniversary of its extraordinary re-established Peavy School of Nursing.

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A note of wisdom

Grammy Award® winner Ana María Martínez

Students in their caps and gowns listened intently to their once-in-a-lifetime program. The keynote speaker for the 2022 University of St. Thomas-Houston Commencement was the commanding Grammy Award® winner Ana María Martínez. Read about this unforgettable day.

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Epic Journey

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UST Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Carol and Odis Peavy School of Nursing. Little did Dr. Poldi Tschirch know in 2009 that her daunting job of reestablishing UST’s School of Nursing would prove to be “the most important work I would ever do.”

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From Crucial Conversations to Global Cybersecurity

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A first-of-its kind program brought the world to University of St. Thomas and brought UST to the world. On Oct. 2, 2021, the Center for International Studies will celebrate 40 years of transformational change. Read about the anniversary gala and the Center’s outstanding work to inspire leaders for our changing world.

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Welcoming New Alumni Leadership

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Deep affection for their alma mater drives the 26 members of the University of St. Thomas Alumni Association Board to serve with enthusiasm and ideas. Meet some of the newest Directors and read what drives their mission-aligned service.

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Catholic to the Core

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Catholic scholar George Harne joins UST as executive dean of Arts and Sciences, UST’s largest and most diverse school. Harne brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as former president of Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts in Warner, New Hampshire, since 2011. His appointment reaffirms UST’s commitment to a strong, Catholic, liberal arts core.

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Anthony Carona is a Man on a Mission

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Anthony Carona had his life mapped out since middle school. But once on his path, he discovered he wasn’t happy. So, he moved a long-held thought of becoming a doctor front and center. Follow Carona on his journey to honor this true calling for medicine and make UST’s Post-Bac Pre-Health Professionals Program his first step on a new path.

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Driven to Serve

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Dr. Adeel Faruki ’12 first completed his residency in anesthesiology and pain medications at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-Harvard Medical School in 2020. Now Faruki accepted his “dream” position at the UCHealth University and Colorado Hospital in Denver. He is in a two-year fellowship for operations, executive leadership and innovation. He credits his career development to biology mentors while at UST.

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