The University of St. Thomas


The First Friday Speaker Series brings together hundreds of alumni, students, faculty and staff members, and friends for thoughtful presentations by community members of interest from the Twin Cities area. Each luncheon begins at noon and is followed by a presentation, along with questions and answers.

Did you know you can be a volunteer Table Captain?
Did you know that you do not need to pay for an entire table to be a First Friday table captain? First Friday is a great opportunity for you and your guests to hear an engaging speaker, enjoy a first-class lunch, relax and reconnect with fellow alumni, friends and family members, and network with 300 fellow Tommies. Click here to learn more and volunteer.

The 2015-2016 season will mark the 25th anniversary of the First Friday Speaker Series.

Friday, March 04, 2016

First Friday Speaker Series - March 2016
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

Join us at the First Friday Speaker Series luncheon in March as we welcome Fred de Sam Lazaro, lauded journalist and longtime correspondent for PBS NewsHour.


Friday, April 01, 2016

First Friday Speaker Series - April 2016
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

Join us at the First Friday Speaker Series luncheon in April as we welcome Sally J. Smith, CEO and president of Buffalo Wild Wings.