They Shine Here

Sheila Long Armstrong Sheila Long Armstrong

Sheila Long Armstrong, class of 1963, comes from a family of dreamers who act on their dreams. They start things—big things. Armstrong has a Barnes & Noble bestseller in its 15th printing this fall—“The Little Book of Etiquette, Tips on Socially Correct Dining.” Continue reading

Mary Beth Yount Mary Beth Yount

UST alumna Mary Beth (née Hahn) Yount ’01 has been chosen as director of content and programming for the 8th World Meeting of Families–Philadelphia in September 2015, which is expected to include a visit from Pope Francis. Continue reading

John Ruff John Ruff

For John Ruff ’12, his success can be attributed to what he calls grit. Grit helped him make it through the hours of grading papers as a teacher with Teach for America, and grit is what helped Ruff and the ScribeSense team present and win at the Dream Big America competition in February. Continue reading


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