St. Thomas University Adds 14 New Degree Programs to Begin Fall 2021

Contact: Donna Schultz St. Thomas University Media Relations (O) 305.474.6588 | (C) 786.390.4688 dschultz@stu.edu New Offerings Include Fashion, Culinary Arts, Tourism & Hospitality, Healthcare & Exercise Science MIAMI, FL (August 5, 2021) – St. Thomas University (STU) has added 14 newly accredited academic degree programs in time for class registration for the Fall 2021 semester. The new academic offerings are: BS […]

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Former STU LL.M. Human Rights Student Appointed as New Ambassador of Haiti to the Holy See

Mimi Gardens, FL (July 29, 2021) – Jean Jude Piquant, a former student of St. Thomas University College of Law’s LL.M. Program in Intercultural Human Rights, was recently welcomed in audience by His Holiness Pope Francis as the new Haitian Ambassador to the Holy See. His Holiness presented Mr. Piquant with the texts of his […]

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Pope Francis appoints St. Thomas University professor to serve on the Vatican’s dicastery for promoting integral human development

Congregation focuses on issues related to human-trafficking, sick, excluded, and marginalized individuals, victims of armed conflict, natural disasters, and all forms of slavery and torture. Miami Gardens, FL (March 5, 2021) -Holy Father Pope Francis recently appointed St. Thomas University College of Law professor, Executive Director of the LL.M./ J.S.D. program in Intercultural Human Rights, and founding director of the John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy, […]

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Local Professor Seeks To Establish Scholarship Fund To Provide Tuition Assistance To Black Students

Media Contact: Contact: Donna Schultz St. Thomas University Media Relations 305.474.6588 dschultz@stu.edu MIAMI GARDENS, FL (February 8, 2021) As St. Thomas University honors Black History Month, College of Business Professor and Director of the Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, Dr. Justin Peart, is spearheading a campaign to create a Black Heritage Scholarship Fund to specifically benefit a black […]

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St. Thomas University’s Rev. Jorge A. Sardiñas Gallery presents “Across the Ocean” featuring Russian artists

Media Contact: Carlos de Yarza (O) 305.474.6849 (C) 786.897.1107 cdeyarza@stu.edu MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.; January 28, 2021 – On Tuesday, February 16, at 5pm, St. Thomas University‘s Rev. Jorge A. Sardiñas Gallery will present “Across the Ocean”, a collection of artworks by Russian artists Maria Bogacheva, and Yulia Mamontova. Ms. Bogacheva’s work form part of the […]

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St. Thomas University Congratulates Newly Appointed Vice-Chair of the Miami-Dade Board of Commissioners, Oliver G. Gilbert III

Media Contact: Carlos de Yarza (O) 305.474.6849 (C) 786.897.1107 cdeyarza@stu.edu MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.; January 21, 2021 – St. Thomas University congratulates Oliver G. Gilbert III on his appointment as Vice-Chair of the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners. Mr. Gilbert, former Mayor of Miami Gardens, currently serves as Executive Director of the St. Thomas University Center […]

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$3 Million Grant Awarded to St. Thomas University’s Center for Pandemic, Disaster and Quarantine Research from County’s CARES Act Funds

Media Contact: Carlos de Yarza 305.474.6849 cdeyarza@stu.edu MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.; November 5, 2020 – The Miami Dade County Board of County Commissioners awarded $3,000,000 in Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to St. Thomas University’s Center for Pandemic, Disaster and Quarantine Research (PDQ). The grant funds stem from a Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES […]

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St. Thomas University’s Center for Pandemic, Disaster and Quarantine Research presents “Leadership in the Land of COVID-19”

Media Contact: Carlos de Yarza 305.474.6849 cdeyarza@stu.edu MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.; October 23, 2020 – COVID-19 has created a plethora of challenging legal, economic, health, business and politically related concerns, and its impact has accelerated the need for effective leadership to combat these challenges. Of critical importance is that these concerns will substantially impact upcoming elections, […]

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New Gus Machado College of Business Complex to be formally dedicated at St. Thomas University

Media Contact: Carlos de Yarza (O) 305.474.6849 (C) 786.897.1107 cdeyarza@stu.edu MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (October 8, 2020) – “How much would it cost to name the whole building?” This question, posed by legendary South Florida entrepreneur and Ford dealership owner Gus Machado in late-2018 to St. Thomas University (STU) President Emeritus Reverend Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale, turned a conversation about supporting […]

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