Rathmell ’75 Traces Building Blocks of Lifetime Success to St. Thomas Experience

John Rathmell ‘75 operates from a prominent posture of prestige, the president of Lockton Marine & Energy at Lockton Companies, part of a global professional services firm that has grown to become the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker. His professional rise was in response to the country’s most unspeakable catastrophe, instrumental in restructuring [...]

By |2018-11-30T17:07:45+00:00November 30th, 2018|Alumni|0 Comments

#TBT Jay Vaughn ’15 – Rapid Ascent to What’s Next

This article originally appeared in April 2018 and was included in the 'Eagles' Nest' Spring 2018 Now that Jay Vaughn ‘15 has speed-raced to his degree from Texas A&M ... studied in Spain among architectural savants... hip-hopped (at times, literally) from one Euro tapas playpen to another ... skydived Dubai ... taken stay within the [...]

By |2018-11-29T11:47:40+00:00November 29th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Going 10 Rounds with Language Dean Danny Hernandez ’08

St. Thomas language dean Danny Hernandez ‘08 tackles a speed round of questions. Your family relocated to Houston in 1994 from Los Angeles when you were four years old to start what has become the city’s Arandas Bakery brand. How great is it growing up with an endless supply of empanadas, orejas, cookies and cakes? [...]

By |2018-11-27T18:19:58+00:00November 16th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Supreme Supporters Dona and Al Clay ’61 Honored at 2018 Mad About St. Thomas Auction & Gala

Rare is that opportunity when individuals are positioned to carve a select slice of history. In 2015, Dona and Al Clay ‘61 seized such a moment. Not for singular acclaim and appeal to vanity but to transform the St. Thomas campus environment and fortify the institution’s future. Dona and Al had long advocated for the [...]

By |2018-10-25T09:45:14+00:00October 25th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News, Support|0 Comments

Message from Interim President Fr. Jim Murphy, CSB

Bright smiles, one and all! This is how I used to end my classes as students moved to the next part of their day. When I left the classroom for the Dean of Students office, I still hoped those leaving the office would leave, if not with a smile, then at least with a sense [...]

By |2018-10-03T21:43:48+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|1 Comment

The Latest Award-Winning ‘Eagles’ Nest’ Publication – Fall 2018, Changing Of The Eagle Guard

Enjoy the Eagles’ Nest Fall 2018 … the latest personal stories and compelling examples of our acclaimed academics and activities … plus the vital role that the St. Thomas experience continues to play in the formation of exemplary character and strong moral values in our community. CLICK HERE FOR THE EAGLES' NEST FALL 2018 The [...]

By |2018-09-10T16:17:23+00:00September 10th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Most Reverend John McCarthy ‘49, Bishop Emeritus of Austin, Dies at 88

The Most Reverend John McCarthy ‘49, the first-ever native Houstonian appointed Bishop in the Roman Catholic Church who led the Catholic Diocese of Austin for 15 years, died August 18 at the age of 88. Bishop McCarthy was a gregarious priest for more than 62 years and bishop for nearly four decades, providing national leadership [...]

By |2018-08-20T19:20:38+00:00August 20th, 2018|Alumni|0 Comments

John Sage ‘96 – Travel Agent Of Change

The burning desire of youth to reinvent the world never grows old. John Sage ‘96 was recognized by the Houston Business Journal in its 2018 40 Under 40 - a roster call of the city’s most important young entrepreneurs, creative leaders and brightest stars changing the rules of the game or creating entirely new playbooks. [...]

By |2018-08-10T15:39:48+00:00August 8th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Matt Toomey ’97 & Boomtown Coffee – State Of The Bean Meets Art Of The Shop

Back at the beginning ... before Matt Toomey had graded out A+ grinds and garnered a city-wide rep as Houston’s coffee cognoscente ... before he was founder, inspiration and director of his own specialty roaster ... right around when he secured banking backing and outbound marketing tactics ... and his coffee confidence was brimming that [...]

By |2018-09-06T15:35:04+00:00August 1st, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

#TBT Astros Icon Craig Biggio Embraces St. Thomas Family During Hall of Fame Celebration

This story was originally published in July 2015. The inevitable result of a big league career fueled by an insatiable drive with equal off-the-field devotion to family and faith. The first home-grown Houston Astro voted into the hallowed National Baseball Hall of Fame ... just 12 months removed from tying the record for the closest [...]

By |2018-07-27T18:14:44+00:00July 27th, 2018|Alumni, Athletics, Campus News|0 Comments