Thomas Matthew Braniff ’63 1945-2021 || Pillar of Basilian Ideals and Stewardship

The St. Thomas community mourns the loss and celebrates the prestigious life of Tom Braniff ‘63, a pillar of Catholic ideals and stewardship who impacted a legion of Eagle scholars for decades through his generosity and guidance. Throughout his acclaimed professional ascent through the elite tiers of insurance brokering and legal services, Braniff embraced mentoring [...]

By |2021-02-25T17:35:43-06:00February 25th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Campus Community Blessed to Celebrate Feast of Patron St. Thomas Aquinas

The beginning 121 years ago was meager, the ascension without fanfare. A steady process that preached purpose, culture, and service rooted in the Basilian credo of Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. Since 1900, St. Thomas has served as a Catholic Basilian beacon with a thriving intellectual and moral tradition that remains the cornerstone of [...]

By |2021-02-03T17:54:33-06:00January 28th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

16th St. Thomas Hall of Honor Induction || Most Rev. George Sheltz ‘63 Among Five Luminaries Embracing Best of Basilian Spirit

For 121 years, notable St. Thomas graduates have personified the Basilian credo Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. The most acclaimed former scholars with exceptional contributions to their professions and communities are saluted with the school’s highest alumni distinction. On January 23, the Eagle Family elevated five transformative leaders who have embraced the St. Thomas [...]

By |2021-01-26T15:37:27-06:00January 19th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

J.W. Lodge ’04 || Legacy Business Leader with Basilian Values at Bedrock

The picture that emerges is of a typical patriarch and successor. Once, and then again. Lodge Lumber, 3.0. Succession but without all the HBO antics and back-stabbing. What John W. (Jack) Lodge Jr. launched from ground zero to good ... was passed to John W. III who catapulted the family business to grand ... and [...]

By |2021-01-25T16:23:25-06:00January 15th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

16th St. Thomas Hall of Honor Induction || William Joplin ’54 Among Five Luminaries Embracing Best of Basilian Spirit

For 121 years, notable St. Thomas graduates have personified the Basilian credo Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. The most acclaimed former scholars with exceptional contributions to their professions and communities are saluted with the school’s highest alumni distinction. On January 23, the Eagle Family elevated five transformative leaders who have embraced the St. Thomas [...]

By |2021-01-25T12:15:11-06:00January 15th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

16th St. Thomas Hall of Honor Induction || Colonel Timothy Gatlin ‘95 Among Five Luminaries Embracing Best of Basilian Spirit

For 121 years, notable St. Thomas graduates have personified the Basilian credo Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. The most acclaimed former scholars with exceptional contributions to their professions and communities are saluted with the school’s highest alumni distinction. On January 23, the Eagle Family elevated five transformative leaders who have embraced the St. Thomas [...]

By |2021-01-25T12:18:59-06:00January 13th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

16th St. Thomas Hall of Honor Induction || Albert Clay ’61 Among Five Luminaries Embracing Best of Basilian Spirit

For 121 years, notable St. Thomas graduates have personified the Basilian credo Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. The most acclaimed former scholars with exceptional contributions to their professions and communities are saluted with the school’s highest alumni distinction. On January 23, the Eagle Family will elevate five transformative leaders who have embraced the St. [...]

By |2021-01-26T15:45:37-06:00January 8th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|1 Comment

16th St. Thomas Hall of Honor Induction || Raymond Bourgeois ‘70 Among Five Luminaries Embracing Best of Basilian Spirit

For 121 years, notable St. Thomas graduates have personified the Basilian credo Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. The most acclaimed former scholars with exceptional contributions to their professions and communities are saluted with the school’s highest alumni distinction. On January 23, the Eagle Family will elevate five transformative leaders who have embraced the St. [...]

By |2021-01-25T12:20:08-06:00January 5th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|1 Comment

A Worthy Namesake || Colin ’83 and Harry Hageney V ’22 Continue Rich St. Thomas Legacy

Colin ‘83 and Harry Hageney ‘22 house St. Thomas in their souls. Kirk and Michael Douglas had their films ... George and George W. Bush their presidential politics ... Rupert and James Murdoch their mega-media millions ... Woody and Arlo Guthrie their guitars ... Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning their spirals. And Colin and Harry [...]

By |2021-01-26T15:47:05-06:00December 30th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

A Fall Semester at St. Thomas Like No Other

The spring is routinely a welcomed embrace from the winter doldrums, earmarked by fast-paced activity, if not unabashed optimism. Instead, 2020 delivered startling isolation, supreme uncertainty, and unsettling quiet on the St. Thomas campus. The onset of the coronavirus pandemic seemed like a distant menace when the alarm sounded in late February. No one in [...]

By |2020-12-10T11:36:01-06:00December 8th, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments
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