Political Science  

AQ Alumnus Patrick Miles Jr. Sworn in as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan

Patrick Miles Jr. AQ alumnus and former Aquinas Board of Trustee chair Patrick Miles Jr. was sworn in on July 9, 2012 as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan. A 1988 graduate of Aquinas College, Patrick was the first African American law partner for Varnum Law Firm in Grand Rapids. He is now the first African American U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan. Patrick is the first presidential appointed U.S. attorney for Michigan's western district since 2001. >Read More



Alumna Receives Congressional Fellowship

“I was very lucky to receive the APSA Congressional Fellowship. It is a great honor and allows me to be a part of ‘practical politics’ after spending five years in the academic realm of political science,” said Kelly Dittmar '06. “I am so incredibly thankful for my experience at Aquinas, and I know it has shaped the last 10 years of my life in so many wonderful ways.” >Read More


Alumnus Working for National Parks Service

As a senior at AQ, political science & history major Brandon Sexton took on an internship at the Gerald R. Ford Museum. "That’s really what set my trajectory for where I am today, because that introduced me to museum work," said Sexton, who now works for the National Parks Service. >Read More