Thursday, March 1, 2018

Class of 1968 - 50th Reunion

You are Cordially Invited to Celebrate the
Class of 1968 
May 3-6, 2018

The Classes of 1966-1970 are cordially invited to celebrate this milestone reunion.


Dates & Times
Thu., May 3, 2018
  • 12:00 – 5:00pm
  • 6:00 – 7:30pm
  • 9:00pm – 12:00am

Check-in / Free Time
Welcome Cocktail Reception
Free Time

Hollywood Beach Marriott
Dooner Hall (Formerly Kennedy Hall)
Fri., May 4, 2018
  • 8:00 – 12:00pm
  • 10:00am(optional)
  • 7:00 – 9:00pm

Golf Tournament
Alumni Marshal at Commencement
Sunset Cruise

Golf Course (TBD)
Fernandez Family Center
Around Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale 
Sat., May 5, 2018
  • 9:00am – 2:00pm
  • 2:00 – 4:00pm
  • 4:30 – 5:00pm
  • 5:00 – 6:00pm
  • 6:00 – 9:00pm

Free time
Campus Tours
Dedication of Coach Ken Stibler Way
Reunion Mass
Class of 1968 Reunion Dinner

Depart from Fernandez Center
In front of Fernandez Center
Chapel of St. Anthony
Bobcat Hall of Fame
Sun., May 6, 2018
  • 9:00 – 11:30am

Farewell Brunch

Hollywood Beach Marriott


Hollywood Beach Marriott
2501 N. Ocean Drive
Hollywood, Florida 33019

Hollywood Beach Marriott 
Special Group Rate: $175.00 USD  per night + $20 daily Destination Amenity Fee

  • Contracted room type: Partial Ocean View – is available with 1 King bed or 2 Double beds. Guest may request Partial Ocean View room with 1 or 2 beds prior to arrival. However, Hotel cannot guarantee bed type. Rooms are assigned based upon availability at the time of check-in.
  • Daily Destination Amenity Fee: a daily fee of $20.00 plus taxes will be added to the sleeping room rate. The Destination Amenity Fee includes the following: 2 hour complimentary bicycle rental (based on availability, first come first serve); 2 welcome drinks during your hotel stay at the Hotel bar, 2 bottles of water in the guest rooms daily, Pool Towels, basic wireless internet service included in all guest rooms and hotel public areas, daily snacks in the pool area, 1 welcome champagne toast on check-in day, flavored water and/or snacks in the Lobby. Note: Amenities and Services included in the Destination Amenity Fee are subject to change.
Group Rate Reservation Deadline: 4/3/18

Valid for group stay between the following dates:
  • Start Date: 4/30/18
  • End Date: 5/9/18
Online Reservations: CLICK HERE to book your group rate for St. Thomas University Class of 1968 50th Reunion

Phone Reservations: 855-314-1984 and mention the “St. Thomas University Class of 1968 50th Reunion” group in May 2018.


$350 Golfer | $300 Non-Golfer | 
$125 Spouse/Guest

Deposit: You may pay the full amount or 50% of Total Amount Due by March 15, 2018

Balance: If you elect to pay a deposit, kindly pay the balance by April  15, 2018

Kindly make checks payable to St. Thomas University and mail to

Class of 1968 5oth Reunion
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37
Miami Gardens, FL 33054

Questions? Please contact Lorena Hidalgo at 305.628.6601 or

Friday, February 16, 2018

Networking Breakfast & Panel Discussion

Friday, March 16, 2018
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Goldbloom Convocation Hall | Main Library, 1st Floor
St. Thomas University
16401 NW 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054

In today’s business world, mergers and acquisitions are the way for companies to remain competitive and grow market share. Our interactive panel discussion includes leaders in healthcare, banking, real estate, and law. These experts will share their experiences including the pitfalls of successful M&A endeavors, as well as provide an overview of M&A best practices from the up-front due diligence activities, to the deal making, to the post-merger integration activities.

  • Gabriel Caballero Jr., Esq. ’06 Partner at Holland & Knight LLP
  • Michael Fay – Principal, Managing Director at Avison Young
  • Jorge Rico ’86 – Managing Partner at MBF Healthcare Partners
  • Mario Trueba ’80 – Regional President South Florida at IBERIABANK

Dr. Somnath BhattacharyaDean, Gus Machado School of Business at St. Thomas University

This complimentary networking breakfast and panel discussion is open to all STU alumni and their colleagues, students, faculty and staff. Certificates of attendance will be provided.

Kindly send an email to with your full name, guest name(s), graduation year, and phone number.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Philadelphia Alumni Reception

Join us for an Alumni Reception to mingle with old friends,
watch the Flyers vs Blackhawks game,
and network with fellow Bobcat alumni in the Philadelphia area.

Thursday, November 9, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
City Tap House
Private Dining Room
2 Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres and complimentary drinks.


You will be entered to win one of the following items:
Chicago Blackhawks 2016-2017 Team Signed Stick
and an Autographed Patrick Kane Puck.

Courtesy of alumnus James Bare '85 with the Chicago Blackhawks


Clint Frazier Autographed Baseball
Courtesy of alumna Juli Donlen '12 with the Akron RubberDucks

Kindly send an email to
with your full name, guest name, graduation year, major, and phone number.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Networking Breakfast & Panel Discussion

Current Concerns with Security, 
Terrorism, and its Control Since 9/11

Friday, October 6, 2017
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Goldbloom Convocation Hall | Main Library - First Floor
16401 NW 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, Florida 33054

Join us for a networking breakfast followed by an expert panel discussion on current concerns in homeland security; domestic and international terrorism; hardening soft targets; and cyberterrorism/cybersecurity.

Ricardo Johnson '94-'95
Senior Director - Security, Risk & Compliance, CrowdStrike Inc.

Bonnie J. Levin, Esq. '89
Group Supervisor - Miami Group III, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF)

Chief Robert Palestrant
District Chief, Broward County Sheriff's Office Department of Fire Rescue and Emergency Services
Region 7 Terrorism Liaison Officer Program Coordinator, Southeast Florida Fusion Center (SEFFC)

Lt. Margarita "Maggie" Varela '11
Lieutenant, Miami-Dade Police Department's Homeland Security Bureau & Southeast Florida Fusion Center (SEFFC)

Julia Bagg
Reporter, NBC 6

This complimentary seminar is relevant to those who work in law enforcement, fire rescue, public safety, government, and disaster response. 
Certificates of attendance will be provided.

RSVP or 305-628-6601