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Spring Updates

By Dr. Richard Ludwick

Dear Celts, I have good news! After consulting with our medical advisors, we have made the decision to offer faculty and students with hyflex classes the option of returning to the classroom beginning February 1, as previously planned. Faculty teaching hyflex classes can now discuss with their students when they may return, and what their room assignments…

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Dr. Richard Ludwick, President of the University of St. Thomas, Houston

Addressing Racism and Injustice

By Dr. Richard Ludwick

Dear Celts, It is undeniable that racism, injustice, and violence have plagued our nation for far too long. The killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police while in custody screams at us for action, for justice, and for lasting change. Although an officer was arrested for his murder, lasting change is not born of reactive…

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UST Restructuring Announcement

By Dr. Richard Ludwick

On August 8, the Board of Directors voted unanimously and issued a resolution that charges the UST administration with restructuring the University by the end of Fall 2020.

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Student Organization Restructure

By Amanda Ingersoll Villanueva

Upon the completion of the Call Toward Tomorrow work groups, there was an urge to create a student component that would improve the day-to-day functions of UST’s student organizations.

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Hike the Way of St. James

By Dr. Richard Ludwick

Richard and Melynda Ludwick invite you to join them, along with Fr. Kevin Storey, CSB as the trip’s spiritual guide, for the 12th Annual Presidential Trip!

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Chris Evans, VPAA at the University of St. Thomas

VPAA Announcement

By Dr. Richard Ludwick

We do great things as a community when we come together, hear each other, work hard, pray, and act boldly. The Call Toward Tomorrow is one example of such dialogue and encounter.

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Solemnity of All Saints and Commemoration of All Souls

By Fr. Chris Valka C.S.B.

This coming week includes two important celebrations for us as a Catholic Community: The Solemnity of All Saints (Nov. 1) and the Commemoration of All Souls (Nov. 2).

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Feast day of Saint Pope John Paul II

By Dr. Richard Ludwick

This is a very special day, the feast day of Saint Pope John Paul II. His life inspires us. He bridged many divides with a synthesis that at once honored old traditions and created new ones.

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Upcoming Conversation with the Community

By Dr. Richard Ludwick

This upcoming Tuesday, September 25th, will be UST’s next “Conversation with the Community” in Jones Hall. My hope is that, as always, the forum will offer us a chance to have a vibrant dialogue around the topics that impact us all. To engage us as one community of Celts, working toward a common purpose.

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The Call Toward Tomorrow Goals and Metrics

By Dr. Richard Ludwick

The five priorities and eighteen goals of the planning process, and some of the metrics that will be used to measure our success.

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