Professor of the Year discusses teaching experiences

Tom Connery, St. Thomas’ Professor of the Year, joined TommieMedia reporter Lizzy Schmitt in the studio to discuss his experiences at St. Thomas.

Connery will be honored Saturday at the St. Thomas Day celebration.

The event includes a Mass, dinner and awards ceremony.

The Rev. Dennis Dease will celebrate Mass at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas. The 7 p.m. dinner and program are for guests only. Five annual university awards will be presented at the program.

Other award recipients include: Daniel Carr, Tommie Award winner; Timothy Flynn, Distinguished Alumnus Award winner; Ryan Schlief, Humanitarian of the Year Award winner; and James McEnaney, Monsignor James Lavin Award winner.

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