First Generation TMC Student Awarded First ROTC Scholarship

First Generation TMC Student Awarded First ROTC Scholarship

Jesus Avila began his college career at Thomas More College in the fall of 2014 with the goal of achieving a bachelor’s degree in business…

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TMC Artists Connect to ArtWorks Part 2

Now that the TMC artists have a couple weeks of work under their belts, we asked them for an update on the experience of pursuing…

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MEETING THE WORLD

MEETING THE WORLD

Deciding to leave one’s country to study on a whole other continent is not a decision that is arrived at easily, especially given the many…

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TMC Artists Connect to ArtWorks

This summer two current Thomas More College students and one 2013 graduate took advantage of an exciting opportunity to work for ArtWorks Cincinnati creating murals…

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Faculty Notes - Summer 2015

Faculty Notes – Summer 2015

Kudos to TMC faculty on their accolades, presentations, and published works: Dr. Larry Boehm, professor, psychology, presented his paper “Family disruption has long-term consequences for…

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Building Upon a Love for Education

Building Upon a Love for Education

Anthony R. Zembrodt, Ph.D., ’65 (BA, Chemistry), and his wife, Geraldine ’66 (BA, English), have many passions, but their love for education just might be…

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Passion for Learning Offers Hope for Millions

Passion for Learning Offers Hope for Millions

TMC students are challenged to use their experience in college to move toward finding their place in the world, where they can use their gifts…

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2015 TMC Commencement

2015 TMC Commencement

The Thomas More College Class of 2015 celebrated Commencement on Saturday, May 16. Graduates, family, and friends were greeted by an overcast, muggy day as Baccalaureate Mass…

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On the Edge of Technology

On the Edge of Technology

To say that alumnus Ken Billman, Ph.D., has set—and accomplished—goals that are out of this world isn’t an exaggeration. The 1955 graduate of Villa Madonna…

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TMC 2015 Career Fair Adds Interview Twist

TMC 2015 Career Fair Adds Interview Twist

Through the support of faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners, Thomas More College’s 2015 Career and Internship Fair was a huge success! Breaking attendance records…

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The Remarkable  Sisters of St. Benedict

The Remarkable Sisters of St. Benedict

Founded by the Benedictine Order to train Catholic school teachers, Thomas More College and the Sisters have an intertwined history that began in 1921 in…

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6th Annual Student Research Forum Photo Gallery

6th Annual Student Research Forum Photo Gallery

The Student Research Forum just completed its sixth year at Thomas More College and has become a signature event. The forum was held on Friday,…

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TMC 6th Annual Research Forum - Critical Thinking in Action

TMC 6th Annual Research Forum – Critical Thinking in Action

The Thomas More College Student Research Forum provides a means for students and faculty to share their work and knowledge with the broader college community….

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Dahmann's Favorite Traveling Campanion on the Road Again

Dahmann’s Favorite Traveling Campanion on the Road Again

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Having a Great Time in Mexico with Sandy Barry '06

Having a Great Time in Mexico with Sandy Barry ’06

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Tommy at Canterbury Cathedral

Tommy at Canterbury Cathedral

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Flat Tommy Visits Wine Country

Flat Tommy Visits Wine Country

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2015 Alumni Wine Tasting

2015 Alumni Wine Tasting

The 2015 Alumni Wine Tasting was enjoyed by over 100 alumni and friends at Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell. One lucky winner guessed closest to the…

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TMC Biology Students Sweep TriBeta Awards

TMC Biology Students Sweep TriBeta Awards

Thomas More College biology students swept the cellular/molecular poster presentation awards at the Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) NE-4 Regional Conference on March 28, 2015. The…

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(Alpha Delta Gamma fraternity) Rho Chapter 50th Anniversary Weekend

(Alpha Delta Gamma fraternity) Rho Chapter 50th Anniversary Weekend

Alpha Delta Gamma (ADG) Rho Chapter celebrated their 50th Anniversary the weekend of April 17, 18, and 19. The celebration was a huge success with…

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10-MINUTE SPIRITUAL BREAK - SPRING 2015

10-MINUTE SPIRITUAL BREAK – SPRING 2015

Space for Listening to God When we pray, how often do we say: “Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening”? More often, I think, we…

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Class Notes - December 2014 to April 2015

Class Notes – December 2014 to April 2015

1950s Early 1950s VMC classmates gathered for lunch in fall 2014 at Greyhound Tavern in Fort Mitchell, Ky. Pictured l to r: Carol (Walsh) Jansen…

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Wesley T. Ryle, Ph.D.

Wesley T. Ryle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Mathematics and Physics Q. How long have you worked at TMC?  A. I started at Thomas More College in the fall of 2008,…

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2014-2015 Annual Fund Update

2014-2015 Annual Fund Update

The 2014-2015 Annual Fund results continue to progress well.  All components of the Fund (Trustees, Alumni, Friends, Faculty & Staff and Corporations) are up as…

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Why I Give - Amity Yeager Kukla '01

Why I Give – Amity Yeager Kukla ’01

“I attribute much of my success to the experiences and foundation that I was given at Thomas More College. I began my career as an…

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Classroom Named  for Class of ’64

Classroom Named for Class of ’64

The Class of 1964 enjoyed their 50th reunion festivities during Homecoming Weekend on October 17 and 18, 2014. As part of their 50th Graduation Anniversary,…

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Edward C. Monahan ’73: Lawyer, Visionary, Leader

Edward C. Monahan ’73: Lawyer, Visionary, Leader

Edward C. Monahan ’73 has been very busy in the public sector for the last 40 years, since graduating from Thomas More College. Monahan is…

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2015 Endowment Scholarship Luncheon

2015 Endowment Scholarship Luncheon

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015 the Endowment Scholarship Luncheon took place on the TMC campus. Scholarship recipients joined their benefactors and thanked them for their generosity….

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Sixth Annual Forum Showcases Student Research, Collaboration

Sixth Annual Forum Showcases Student Research, Collaboration

Thomas More College (TMC) will highlight its most significant and outstanding student research contributions during the sixth annual Student Research Forum to be held Friday,…

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TMC Hosts Regional Higher Ed Consortium to Discuss Title IX, Sexual Violence

TMC Hosts Regional Higher Ed Consortium to Discuss Title IX, Sexual Violence

Thomas More College welcomed more than 55 higher education administrators to campus on Thursday, March 19, to discuss the importance of implementing effective Title IX…

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TMC Accountancy Students on Mission to Assist VITA

TMC Accountancy Students on Mission to Assist VITA

Thomas More College accountancy students once again assisted in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in Cincinnati, Ohio. VITA is part of an IRS…

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TMC Grads Comfortable With Misfit Label

TMC Grads Comfortable With Misfit Label

The term ‘misfit’ is often cast in a negative light. A misfit does not fit in with the crowd, or rather, is unfit to do…

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Summing-Up the 2015 Distinguished Alumnae League Leadership Forum

Summing-Up the 2015 Distinguished Alumnae League Leadership Forum

Thomas More College Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumnae League held its annual “Leadership Forum” for female students on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015.  More than 65 students…

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Faculty Notes - Winter 2015

Faculty Notes – Winter 2015

Pauletta Hansel, writer in residence, and Dr. Sherry Cook Stanforth, professor, English presented new books of poetry as part of Creative Writing Vision’s Visiting Author’s…

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Flat Tommy visits  Joe '62 and Cathy Fisher in SFO!

Flat Tommy visits Joe ’62 and Cathy Fisher in SFO!

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A Costa Rican Christmas Season

A Costa Rican Christmas Season

Katie Kitchen ’14 spent the second half of this year in Costa Rica. She tells her story about what it was like and how her…

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Re-designed license plate available for alumni and friends in Kentucky

Re-designed license plate available for alumni and friends in Kentucky

A re-designed Thomas More College license plate is now available ( as of December 1, 2014) for Kentucky residents at vehicle registration renewal. Current TMC…

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MAT Candidates present unique teaching strategies at conference

MAT Candidates present unique teaching strategies at conference

Last Spring, three Thomas More College MAT candidates presented with Dr. Joyce Hamberg, MAT Coordinator, on the topic of, Instructional Strategies which Support Change in…

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TMC Professors Collaborate to “Plant Seeds” in Boone County

TMC Professors Collaborate to “Plant Seeds” in Boone County

Thomas More College’s experiential learning initiative in the STEM disciplines continues to extend beyond our college students. This past year, faculty from several departments (biological…

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Class Notes - updates! October/November 2014

Class Notes – updates! October/November 2014

1950s Members of the Class of 1956 recently gathered at the Marianist Community on Governor’s Island in Ohio. Pictured are Nancy (Black) Kuchle ’56, Marilyn…

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2014 Fall Season Wrap-up

2014 Fall Season Wrap-up

Soccer Men’s Soccer finished the season 18-2-2 with the most wins in school history.  They won both the PAC regular season and tournament titles and…

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Breaking the Power of Addiction

Breaking the Power of Addiction

Chris Mueller ’00 graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication and an Associate Degree in Business Administration. Today he transforms the world through his…

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Research and Result

Research and Result

History chair Jim McNutt, Ph.D., published in the Harvard Theological Review, sheds light on the darkness behind the pre-Holocaust teachings of a famous Christian minister…

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A Grand Journey

A Grand Journey

TMC has fostered many relationships–and romances–through the years. For Rita (Hurm) and Jerry Bahlmann, theirs began before classes even started, while in line registering for…

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WHY WE GIVE - MARLENE (GEIMAN) ROBINSON '65 AND TED ROBINSON '63

WHY WE GIVE – MARLENE (GEIMAN) ROBINSON ’65 AND TED ROBINSON ’63

“We believe that supporting education is important for a variety of reasons. We’ve been successful due to the solid foundation we’ve been given from our…

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Journey back

Journey back

  Thomas More College is an institution rich with history. From the years 1921–1968, the College, known then as Villa Madonna College, built the foundation…

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Dr. R. Steven Flynn, Professor and Chair, Accountancy, published!

Dr. R. Steven Flynn, Professor and Chair, Accountancy, published!

Dr. R. Steven Flynn, Professor and Chair, Accountancy, published his article  “Does a Financial Expert’s Audit Committee Presence Enhance American Nonprofit     Financial Reporting Quality? …

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2014 President's Society Dinner

2014 President’s Society Dinner

The 2014 President’s Society Dinner was held at Summit Hills Country Club on Tuesday October 28, 2014. A special theme centered on the College’s new…

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Homecoming 2014

Homecoming 2014

Saturday October 18 The weather was brisk and the sun nonexistent, but that did not slow down the Saints’ offense at Homecoming this year.  Thomas…

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Thomas More College alumna wins regional book prize

Thomas More College alumna wins regional book prize

Thomas More College alumna Melanie Anderson ’01 has been awarded the prestigious South Central Modern Language Association 2013 Book Prize for her critical study, The Beloved…

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Thomas More College wins Phi Alpha Theta's Best Chapter Award for second year in a row

Thomas More College wins Phi Alpha Theta’s Best Chapter Award for second year in a row

  Thomas More College has been awarded the 2014-2015 Best Chapter Award from Phi Alpha Theta for Division I, which is comprised of applicants from…

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Thomas More College Student Doubles as Civil War Re-enactor

Thomas More College Student Doubles as Civil War Re-enactor

Hello, my name is Gretchen Glaza and my family has been participating in Civil War re-enactments for over 20 years, so I was brought up…

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2014 Bishop Hughes Awards Dinner Photo Gallery

2014 Bishop Hughes Awards Dinner Photo Gallery

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Students win contest to name "The More Store"

Students win contest to name “The More Store”

The More Store opened on August 11 and celebrated the following week with a ribbon cutting with the Northern Kentucky Chamber and the Cincinnati Chamber….

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Led by Faith & Determination

Led by Faith & Determination

In the short time that I have been a member of the TMC community, I have been so impressed with the amount of thoughtful commitment…

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Convocation

Convocation

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Noah Welte's Convocation Speech

Noah Welte’s Convocation Speech

Noah Welte, Director of Retention & Student Success and Thomas More College alumnus (’05), delivered the Convocation Address. Good afternoon! On behalf of the most…

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Problem Solving Opportunity Equals Solution Upload

Problem Solving Opportunity Equals Solution Upload

Thomas More College touts education for the mind, body and spirit – helping students become critical thinkers, ethical decision makers, and problem solvers. Tyler Mairose, a…

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Graduation 2014 - Thomas More College

Graduation 2014 – Thomas More College

May 17, 2014 began as a blustery day with cool temperatures and damp conditions but that did not deter 342 graduates and their families and…

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Where in the World is Flat Tommy?

Where in the World is Flat Tommy?

Introduced at Homecoming 2012, TMC mascot Tommy Mo’s traveling counterpart “Flat Tommy” is making his way to destinations throughout the world, always accompanied by an…

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Why I Give - Marc Neltner '85

Why I Give – Marc Neltner ’85

“I give to TMC because it has been central to my family’s higher education; my dad and all five children of our family attended TMC….

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The Monsignor Murphy Legacy Society

The Monsignor Murphy Legacy Society

Thomas More College thanks all members of the Monsignor Murphy Legacy Society and encourages all alumni and friends of the College to consider a planned…

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Tuskegee Choir Concert - March 2014

Tuskegee Choir Concert – March 2014

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Tuskegee University Golden Voices Choir Visits TMC

Tuskegee University Golden Voices Choir Visits TMC

On Saturday, March 8, 2014 the Mary, Seat of Wisdom Chapel hosted one of its largest crowds to date. The award-winning Tuskegee University Golden Voices…

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Eileen Byrne ’10 Travels Abroad with Flat Tommy

Eileen Byrne ’10 Travels Abroad with Flat Tommy

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Class Notes - Summer/Fall 2014

Class Notes – Summer/Fall 2014

1940s Edgar “Nick” Cleves, Jr. ’47 was recently honored by the Campbell County Lions Club and featured on the front page of the Campbell County…

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IN MEMORIAM - Fall 2014

IN MEMORIAM – Fall 2014

“Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.” Elizabeth Helen Fessler ’40 – March…

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Alumni Wine Tasting 2014

Alumni Wine Tasting 2014

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Commencement 2014

Commencement 2014

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Biology Field Station Update

Biology Field Station Update

Undergraduate research internships at the Biology Field Station draw students from across the country. Each summer, the Center for Ohio River Research and Education at…

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Creative Writing Vision Program – Inspiring Success In and Out of the Classroom

Creative Writing Vision Program – Inspiring Success In and Out of the Classroom

“Imagine stepping away from rows and podiums to engage dynamically with established authors and fellow writers from many corners of the community. It is this…

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TMC alum makes MLB one-handed catch

TMC alum makes MLB one-handed catch

A quick-reacting father with son in tow made a great one-handed catch as a foul ball off the bat of Joey Votto ricocheted into the…

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Saints Sidelines - Summer 2014

Saints Sidelines – Summer 2014

NACDA Ranks TMC 73rd Thomas More College finished the 2013-14 academic year ranked 73rd in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) NCAA…

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Thanks to You, Giving Year 2013-2014 a Success

Thanks to You, Giving Year 2013-2014 a Success

The generosity of our donors allowed the 2013-2014 fiscal year to be an extremely successful one for the Thomas More College Annual Fund. Overall, gifts to…

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Rebecca W. Bilbo, Ph.D.

Rebecca W. Bilbo, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Head, Art Q. What do you want students to take away from your class? A. A fascination and curiosity for looking at art…

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Faculty Notes - Fall 2014

Faculty Notes – Fall 2014

Dr. Wes Ryle, assistant professor, physics, appeared on 91.7FM-WVXU and on the Fox 19 morning news show in April speaking on the topic of the…

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10-Minute Spiritual Break - Fall 2014

10-Minute Spiritual Break – Fall 2014

We live in a very busy and noisy world of myriad distraction, all the time and everywhere. “Hey, I just saw three commercials as I…

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Judith Bland '68 Travels Abroad with Flat Tommy

Judith Bland ’68 Travels Abroad with Flat Tommy

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Angie Brown '99 Travels with Flat Tommy

Angie Brown ’99 Travels with Flat Tommy

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Jim Dahmann '73 an International Adventure with Flat Tommy

Jim Dahmann ’73 an International Adventure with Flat Tommy

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Inspired to Teach in Costa Rica

Inspired to Teach in Costa Rica

Katie Kitchen graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in communications and associate degrees in English and psychology. Before she pursues a Master of Arts in Teaching,…

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Taking Care of Business in Nicaragua

Taking Care of Business in Nicaragua

On May 23, 2014, several students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Thomas More College traveled to Nicaragua to participate in a week-long study abroad…

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Student/Campus News - Fall 2014

Student/Campus News – Fall 2014

Psych Bowl In March 2014 five of TMC’s outstanding psychology majors won second place in the State of Kentucky at the Kentucky Psychological Association’s Psychology…

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TMC Students Shine in 2014 Words Competition

TMC Students Shine in 2014 Words Competition

The 2014 edition of the student-managed Words publication featuring the written and artistic work of TMC students was published in March and once again showcased…

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Nursing Department hosted Graduates’ Day on March 6, 2014

Nursing Department hosted Graduates’ Day on March 6, 2014

The Nursing Department hosted Graduates’ Day on March 6, 2014. The event is held biennially to honor the achievements of nursing graduates. Featured speakers were…

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TMC Night with the Cincinnati Reds

TMC Night with the Cincinnati Reds

TMC faculty, staff, students and alumni were in full force at Great American Ball Park on May 2, despite the chilly weather, to witness President…

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Alumni Profile: Leap of Faith

Alumni Profile: Leap of Faith

Maria Heim ’10 is from a large family which resides in Alexandria, Ky. and falls right in the middle of seven children. “Catholic education has…

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Alumni On A Mission

Alumni On A Mission

Inspired by an educational foundation that promotes service to others, TMC alumni are actively involved in making a difference in their communities. These alumni are…

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TMC Eyes to the Future

TMC Eyes to the Future

Introducing the latest programs and initiatives Marching Band – Meet Band Director Randy Webb New band director Randy Webb has been busy recruiting students for…

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TMC's Biology Field Station site collects five truckloads during River Sweep 2014

TMC’s Biology Field Station site collects five truckloads during River Sweep 2014

California, Ky. – River Sweep 2014 was held Saturday, June 21 along the shoreline of the Ohio River and its many tributaries. Thomas More College and…

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JAMES N. CAMP, PH.D.

JAMES N. CAMP, PH.D.

Associate Professor, Sociology Q: What do you want students to take away from your class? A: Two things, simply: a love of learning and an…

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Remembering Bernie Schmidt Jr. ’58

Remembering Bernie Schmidt Jr. ’58

1936 – 2013 Alumnus and Former Art Professor Leaves a Lasting Impression for TMC Students and the Community By Stacy Smith Rogers The Thomas More College…

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Soccer Success - Oh So Sweet!

Soccer Success – Oh So Sweet!

Summer 2013 was drawing to a close and school was about to begin. However, instead of being excited to see our friends, all we could…

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Thomas More College to hold Preview Day on July 16

Thomas More College to hold Preview Day on July 16

Thomas More College invites all high school juniors and seniors to attend a Summer Preview Day on Wednesday July 16 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m….

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Thomas More College Pre-Med student won national award for research

Thomas More College Pre-Med student won national award for research

Michael Stephens, Senior Biology Major at Thomas More College, presented his research to a national audience June 5 at Beta Beta Beta’s 2014 National Convention…

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