Proud to Unveil Jane and Bill Joplin ‘54 Campus Expansion || Promoting Success of Eagle Student-Athletes

St. Thomas is proud to unveil the Jane and Bill Joplin ‘54 Campus expansion, the latest priority project to support the school’s immediate strategic plan and promote the success of Eagle student-athletes in competition, in the classroom, and in the community. The Joplin Campus, named to recognize the extraordinary philanthropy of the Joplins during the [...]

Proud to Unveil Jane and Bill Joplin ‘54 Campus Expansion || Advancing the St. Thomas Footprint

St. Thomas is proud to unveil the Jane and Bill Joplin ‘54 Campus expansion, the latest priority project to support the school’s immediate strategic plan and promote the success of Eagle student-athletes in competition, in the classroom, and in the community. The Joplin Campus, named to recognize the extraordinary philanthropy of Jane and Bill during [...]

20 in ’20 | The Most Impactful Identities of St. Thomas Academics and Development Since 2010 | First in Series

How do we remember our contributors? Some leave indelible impressions through tenure over years or even decades, thereby becoming part of an institution’s fabric through their dependable presence. Others shine brightly, creating unforgettable memories regardless of their longevity. Others still permeate our consciousness for their role as selfless facilitators, whether lifting colleagues or the community [...]

By |2020-04-10T12:56:55-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Support|0 Comments

#TBT 2015 || Dona and Al Clay ’61 Honored with Naming of Clay-Storey Hall after $10 Million Donation

This story was originally published in January 2015. As St. Thomas closes the $60 million monumental land acquisition, the Basilian Fathers announced the largest capital gift in the school’s 114-year history. Dona and Al Clay `61 donated $10 million to the 4500Forever capital campaign, the remarkable generosity resulting in the naming of Clay-Storey Hall on [...]

By |2020-11-19T14:12:59-06:00January 9th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life, Support|0 Comments

Philanthropists Glenda and Russell Gordy Strike Unique Partnership with St. Thomas for $2.5 Million Commitment

They were positioned at polar extremes of an aggressive and arduous four-bid negotiation with HISD for a prime property that both parties identified with equal need and desire in a process that proved as unusual as it was tactical. What ultimately emerged was the most improbable of pairings, the relentless Basilian school president and the [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:07-05:00February 22nd, 2018|Support|0 Comments

St. Thomas Receives $2.5 Million Commitment from Glenda and Russell Gordy Igniting ‘Double Your Donation Challenge’

With one of the largest altruistic gifts in the 118-year history of St. Thomas, Houston philanthropists Glenda and Russell Gordy have pledged to match every new donation up to $2.5 million in the St. Thomas Double You Donation Challenge, slated from February 21-May 20, to complete funding for the 4500Forever capital campaign. The Gordy’s commitment arrives [...]

By |2018-02-22T16:23:51-06:00February 21st, 2018|Support|0 Comments

St. Thomas Alumni Association Gifts $50,000 to 4500Forever Finish Strong Capital Campaign

The St. Thomas Alumni Association has gifted the school with a $50,000 contribution to the 4500Forever Finish Strong capital campaign, the final fundraising initiative designed to complete the Joplin Campus expansion. Association Vice President Dominic Savarino ‘88 (Tuscan ‘19) made the formal announcement with St. Thomas Vice President for Advancement Mark deTranaltes ‘83 during the [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:19-05:00October 30th, 2017|Campus News|0 Comments

Tommy Schulte ’00 Named Director of Planned Giving

St. Thomas announces the appointment of Tommy Schulte ‘00  as director of Planned Giving. In this role, Schulte will oversee development and donor engagement activities of the 1900 Society, working in a coordinated approach that increases philanthropic support and enhances the connection to St. Thomas among alumni, parents and supporters from the extended Eagle community. [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:56-05:00January 10th, 2017|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Kirksey Architecture Uniting Two Distinct Campuses with Joplin Expansion

For more than a century, St. Thomas has never let convention limit its dreams. Especially when there's an opportunity for bold action. The monumental acquisition to secure the adjacent HISD School for Law and Justice was simply the next defining moment in providing an unsurpassed college preparatory experience bringing academics, athletics and student life together. [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:57-05:00December 21st, 2016|Alumni, Campus News, Support|0 Comments

Dynamic Drone’s-Eye Look of Joplin Campus Expansion

For more than a century, St. Thomas has never let convention limit its dreams. Especially when there’s an opportunity for bold action. The monumental acquisition to secure the adjacent HISD School for Law and Justice was simply the next defining moment in providing an unsurpassed college preparatory experience bringing academics, athletics, and student life together. [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:13:05-05:00October 25th, 2016|Campus News|0 Comments
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