Lee and Penny Anderson made a gift of $60 million, the single largest contribution to a university in MN, Lee is on the board of trustees and hte chairman of the APi group inc.
Who was Ignatius O'Shaughnessy?
student at st johns who was asked to leave, he apologized asked st thomas to come, he was a star football player, later hit it big in the oil industry and donated a bunch of money to UST, nothing was given to st Johns
what are lavin burgers?
Father lavin was a priest at UST until recently he lived in Ireland hall for over 50 years as a student and factuly member, every sunday night he made pb&js, now the RA's continue this tradition
the chapel of st thomas aquinas
renovated in January of 2008, designed by the same designer of the cathedral in st paul, 16 month waitlist for weddings, one of the couple must be catholic
named after Father Lavin, since his name was scooter as he had a scoot like walk, free concerts
JRC was originally named Albertus magnus hall, albertus was st thomas aquinas' mentor, arches were built to connect the two buildings to show albertus' and aquinas' relationship, as well as, the relationship between our factuly and students
Becoming a true Tommie
one must be kissed by antoher tommie under the arches at midnight