2016 Thomas More College Christmas Open House

2016 Thomas More College Christmas Open House

President David A. and Leslie Armstrong welcomed friends and donors of Thomas More College into their home on Friday, December 9 for a gathering of good…

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NCAA Issues Final COI Report

NCAA Issues Final COI Report

TMC Student-Athletes Free to Compete in Future Postseason Play The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Committee on Infractions (COI) November 2016 released a…

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A Matter of Habit: An interview with  Sr. Evelynn Reinke ’62 and Sr. Mary Claire Engbersen ’67

A Matter of Habit: An interview with Sr. Evelynn Reinke ’62 and Sr. Mary Claire Engbersen ’67

 Sr. Evelynn Reinke, SND, ’62 greeted me on the steps of St. Joseph Heights with a radiant smile on a beautiful late summer day. Since…

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Challenges in Higher Ed 2016 - Building a Culture of Retention

Challenges in Higher Ed 2016 – Building a Culture of Retention

Colleges and universities across the country are seeing a shift in their institutional priorities concerning student success and retention. For years, the primary focus was…

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Mayor  Brent Bascom - A Man with a Plan

Mayor Brent Bascom – A Man with a Plan

How do you judge the value a person places on furthering their education? For most, it’s the obstacles they overcome to obtain it; for Brent…

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TMC Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta turns 50

TMC Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta turns 50

Lambda Sigma Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta is the oldest national honor society at the College. Today the College also has chapters of national honoraries…

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class notes - may to september 2016

class notes – may to september 2016

1950s Nancy (Black) Kuchle ’56, her brother David Black ’58, his wife Garnett, and their granddaughter, current TMC sophomore Taylor Budde, all took a family…

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Giving Honor Roll 2015-2016

Giving Honor Roll 2015-2016

“The generosity of our donors allowed the 2015-2016 fiscal year (gifts received June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016) to be a successful one for…

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Growth into the Second Century

Growth into the Second Century

growth (noun) 1.  the process of increasing in physical size. 2.  something that has grown or is growing. Synonyms: development, maturation, growing, germination, sprouting; blooming Any…

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Annual Fall Appeal

Annual Fall Appeal

The Fund is crucial for making TMC affordable for all students The College just completed a very successful faculty and staff giving campaign and is…

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New Academic Offering at TMC - Management Information Systems (MIS)

New Academic Offering at TMC – Management Information Systems (MIS)

Dr. Yousif Mustafa gives us the 411 Why was it important for TMC to add this major? The MIS program is a manifestation of the…

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Mascot Madness

Mascot Madness

Tommy Mo, the mascot, has been getting crowds pumped-up since February 2006. This year, for the first time, two students received Spirit Scholarships to don…

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New Academic Offering at TMC - Ethical Leadership Studies (ELS)

New Academic Offering at TMC – Ethical Leadership Studies (ELS)

Dr. John Wolper gives us the 411 Why was it important for TMc to add this major?  Adding a major in Ethical Leadership Studies is…

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Faculty Notes Fall 2016

Faculty Notes Fall 2016

Dr. Dee Allen, assistant professor, education department, presented mathematics formative assessment lesson examples and strategies to educators at the annual Kentucky Center for Mathematics (KCM)…

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Introducing Robyn Hoffman, New Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Introducing Robyn Hoffman, New Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Robyn Hoffman comes to Thomas More College with 20 years of fundraising experience in both the education and public sectors. Most recently she worked for…

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A One Woman Difference Maker

A One Woman Difference Maker

For the last three years, I have been fortunate to have Hannah Devine as my work study assistant. Hannah is rather quiet and modest, so…

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STANDOUT SAINTS

STANDOUT SAINTS

All Star on the Diamond Second baseman Ben Laumann (Cincinnati, Ohio/Oak Hills) was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-America Teams in May…

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Summer Reading: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins and The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Summer Reading: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins and The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Guilty pleasures: the things we do in secret that we don’t tell anyone about. Swerving off the highway to appease a Starbuck’s craving, listening to…

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Why I Give to TMC

Why I Give to TMC

“Thomas More is a wonderful college and it is filled with so many great memories for me. I give because it is one way that…

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Not Better, Not Worse, Just Different

Not Better, Not Worse, Just Different

New Director of ILD Brings Learning Expertise that Benefits Those with Learning Differences Federal law requires that all qualified students with disabilities receive services to…

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2016 Bishop William A. Hughes Awards Dinner

2016 Bishop William A. Hughes Awards Dinner

Thursday evening, October 6, marked the Twenty-first Annual Bishop William A. Hughes Awards Dinner held by Thomas More College. Three outstanding women were honored for…

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Thomas More College Homecoming 2016

Thomas More College Homecoming 2016

The theme for this year’s Homecoming celebration was Throw Back with alumni encouraged to break out their old TMC/VMC spirit gear to #TBTMCHC. The Saints…

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Thomas More College 88th Commencement

Thomas More College 88th Commencement

The Thomas More College 88th Commencement Exercises took place Saturday, May 14, 2016. Family, friends, faculty, staff, and board members gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of…

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TMC Move-in Day and Convocation Gallery

TMC Move-in Day and Convocation Gallery

New students with family and friends in tow, descended on Thomas More College on Saturday, August 13 marking move-in day for new residents and the beginning of…

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5 Leadership Lessons from My 1st Spartan Race

5 Leadership Lessons from My 1st Spartan Race

Let me begin by saying that I am not an athlete. Although I am active and workout, I have not participated in sports. However, this past…

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Knowledge of Science Increases One’s Appreciation of Almighty God

Knowledge of Science Increases One’s Appreciation of Almighty God

Early in my career as a scientist it seemed that a common worldview was that scientific beliefs and religious beliefs were somewhat incompatible. While I…

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TMC Art Represents in Egypt

TMC Art Represents in Egypt

Congratulations to two Thomas More College art students, whose work was displayed at the 5th Student International Small Print Show (SIPS 2016). Recent graduate Nicole…

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Artful Collaboration - All in Good Fun

Artful Collaboration – All in Good Fun

What do computer coding, fine art, and playing a game have in common? Not much, unless you’re a student assigned to an interdisciplinary project at…

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2016 Thomas More College Scholarship Outing

2016 Thomas More College Scholarship Outing

Monday, May 23, dawned sunny and mild as over 100 golfers arrived at Summit Hills Country Club to take part in the 2016 TMC Scholarship Outing. All proceeds from…

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The Value of a Degree - Non-traditional Students Speak Out

The Value of a Degree – Non-traditional Students Speak Out

BBA ensures professional/financial stability Prior to enrolling in the TAP program at Thomas More College I was constantly struggling to advance my career in the…

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Research and Outreach on the Mighty Ohio

Research and Outreach on the Mighty Ohio

Over the years, TMC has grown to include facilities that any college would be proud to have: Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel, the Eva G….

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Strategic Differentiation: Achieving the Triple Aim of Higher Education

Strategic Differentiation: Achieving the Triple Aim of Higher Education

Competitive pressures facing higher education have never been greater1. A reality for universities and colleges in the twenty-first century is that they are not fully…

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2016 Annual Pig Roast and Tommy, the campus K-9's, Retirement

2016 Annual Pig Roast and Tommy, the campus K-9’s, Retirement

It was a great day to be a Saint! On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, the annual TMC Student Affairs Pig Roast was held inside the…

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Challenges in Higher Ed 2016 - College Recruitment in Today’s Environment

Challenges in Higher Ed 2016 – College Recruitment in Today’s Environment

Nuances as Seen Through the Lens of TMC Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Chris Powers The landscape of college recruiting has changed immensely since…

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Flawed, Yet First Rate:  an Interview with John Hagan ’67

Flawed, Yet First Rate: an Interview with John Hagan ’67

Villa Madonna College, in the 1960s, was a commuter college with the majority of students coming from the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region. There were no…

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2016 Annual Alumni Wine Tasting

2016 Annual Alumni Wine Tasting

More than 100 alumni and friends of the College gathered in Steigerwald Hall on the TMC Crestview Hills campus on Friday, April 29, for the…

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Liberal Arts  and the Law - Jim Dressman’s Tale of TMC

Liberal Arts and the Law – Jim Dressman’s Tale of TMC

Jim Dressman feels right at home in his Crestview Hills office at Dressman Benzinger LaVelle Law. Could that be because the firm is named after…

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Spring 2016 Senior Shows in the Eva G. Farris Art Gallery

Spring 2016 Senior Shows in the Eva G. Farris Art Gallery

The Eva G. Farris Art Gallery hosted TMC seniors for the following shows this spring: “A Functional Festival” opens April 1 featuring the works of TMC art…

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A Cell-ect Opportunity

A Cell-ect Opportunity

Honors student, soccer standout, aspiring scientist – it’s all in a day’s work for Laura Felix.  It is not easy to write an article about…

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Beverage and a Book - Grüner Veltliner & William H. McNeill’s  Plagues and People

Beverage and a Book – Grüner Veltliner & William H. McNeill’s Plagues and People

My favorite beverage is Irish breakfast tea, perfect for early morning reading on a sun-drenched porch. However, if the point of this column is adult…

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Class Notes - October 2015 to April 2016

Class Notes – October 2015 to April 2016

1950s Nancy (Black) Kuckle ’56 and Dorothy (Tillman) Kennedy ’56 attended TMC Alumni Day at Keeneland in October 2015. A great time was had by…

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Spring Concert 2016 for Band and Choir

Spring Concert 2016 for Band and Choir

The band and choir gathered on Tuesday, April 19, in Steigerwald Hall on the Thomas More College campus to perform for a packed house of…

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Standout Saints

Standout Saints

Dazzling Volleyball Achievements Saints senior outside hitter Stacy Howell (Cincinnati, Ohio/Glen Este) and sophomore setter Jenna Fessler (Fort Mitchell, Ky./Beechwood) were named All-Americans by the…

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Faculty Notes - Spring 2016

Faculty Notes – Spring 2016

Ms. Caitlin Shaughnessy Dwyer, adjunct professor, department of theology, presented “Critiquing Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg. Is a…

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Why I Give to TMC

Why I Give to TMC

“I was very fortunate to be awarded a wonderful financial scholarship to attend Thomas More College. My father, Lou Esselman ’81, had been a student…

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Classroom Named for Class of ’65

Classroom Named for Class of ’65

The Class of 1965 celebrated its fiftieth reunion during Homecoming Weekend on September 18 and 19, 2015.  As part of their Graduation Anniversary, the class…

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A sports career for the ages

A sports career for the ages

Olivia Huber’s Thomas More College athletic career is coming to an end and what a career it has been! Olivia has never lost a PAC…

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#SaintsMarch - Congrats Saints! 2016 National Champions

#SaintsMarch – Congrats Saints! 2016 National Champions

Some of my favorite movies are sports’ stories: Remember the Titans, Rudy, A League of Their Own, Hoosiers, The Blind Side – so many ways…

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TMC Student Research Forum

TMC Student Research Forum

Now in it’s seventh year, the Research Forum gives Thomas More College students a platform to present their research projects to the TMC community. Fourty-eight…

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2016 Words Contest Winners Revealed

2016 Words Contest Winners Revealed

I am very proud to announce the 2016 Words Contest winners. Please take time to congratulate these talented writers and artists—the writing was juried blindly…

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Realizing an Educational Goal Through TAP

Realizing an Educational Goal Through TAP

March 2, 2016 marked the graduation date for 30 St. Elizabeth Healthcare registered nurses from the Thomas More College RN to BSN accelerated degree program…

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Creative Writing Vision Program Inspires Participation

Creative Writing Vision Program Inspires Participation

The Creative Writing Vision Program provided excellent programming as winter gave way to spring on the Thomas More College campus. The program brought both TMC…

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2016 Thomas More College Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

2016 Thomas More College Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

Saturday, February 20, 2016, marked the induction of nine new members into the Thomas More College Athletic Hall of Fame and the introduction of the…

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TMC Men in Nursing

TMC Men in Nursing

Immediately upon walking into the lab set up for the nursing division at Thomas More College, it was apparent that this photo shoot was not…

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Thomas More College Institute for Religious Liberty Inaugural Event

Thomas More College Institute for Religious Liberty Inaugural Event

The Thomas More College Institute for Religious Liberty in partnership with Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion held their Inaugural Event on Wednesday,…

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Bags 2 Beds, Serving the Homeless Community

Bags 2 Beds, Serving the Homeless Community

Teresa (Schmitz) Winkler ’84, a TMC alumna and member of St. Anthony Church in Taylor Mill, Ky., founded the Bags 2 Beds Ministry at the parish…

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