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Undergraduate Admissions E-Newsletter - Summer 2015

Welcome to the Aquinas College E-Newsletter - your source for the latest news and events happening at AQ! Read on to find out what amazing things AQ faculty, staff, students and alumni are up to as well as what exciting projects are going on at Aquinas.
 
Accolades and Outcomes
High School Juniors: Schedule Your Visit to AQ this Summer
Aquinas College Education Program Ranks in Top Five of the State
Aquinas Theology Professor Named Fulbright U.S. Scholar
Aquinas College Featured In The Princeton Review's Guide To 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition
Palmatier Family Leaves $2.2 Million to Aquinas College
Aquinas Students to Receive Michigan Campus Compact Award for Dedication to Community Service
Aquinas Chemistry Society Recognized By National Chapter
Aquinas College President Elected to Council of Independent College’s National Board of Directors
 
Accolades and Outcomes

Accolades abound for Aquinas and Grand Rapids, but it's outcomes that we are the most proud of at our great liberal arts institution. >Read More

 
High School Juniors: Schedule Your Visit to AQ this Summer

We would be happy to schedule a visit for you to our beautiful 117-acre campus (on a former estate with plenty of trees, creeks and ponds). We can arrange for you to meet with a faculty member in your academic area of interest (depending upon availability), discuss financial aid and athletic options, tour the Aquinas College campus, visit a class, and meet with an admissions representative. The Admissions Office is open on most Saturdays during the academic year only. >Schedule Your Visit

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Aquinas College Education Program Ranks in Top Five of the State

Education Program

Aquinas College’s education program recently ranked in the top five of Michigan colleges by the Educator Preparation Institution’s (EPI) annual performance score. Aquinas earned an overall score of 91.1, compared to 89.5 in 2014. >Read More

 

 
Aquinas Theology Professor Named Fulbright U.S. Scholar

Dr. Robert Marko, professor and chair of the theology department at Aquinas College, has been named a 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Scholar for the fall semester at the Ukrainian Catholic University in L'viv, Ukraine. >Read More

Dr. Robert Marko
 

 
Aquinas College Featured In The Princeton Review's Guide To 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition

Green Colleges

Aquinas College has been named one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep and tutoring services, books, and college rankings features Aquinas in the 2015 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges, published on April 16, 2015. >Read More

 

 
Palmatier Family Leaves $2.2 Million to Aquinas College
Aquinas College announced that the school is the recipient of a $2.2 million gift from the Helen Palmatier estate. Palmatier, who died April 2, 2014, was preceded in death by her husband Jackman Palmatier, who died in 1981. Jackman worked at Antrim Iron from 1923-1942 and later Grand Rapids Gravel. The Palmatiers established a legacy of philanthropy throughout their lifetime with the first gift to Aquinas in 1993. The Palmatiers have supported the College’s sustainable business program, annual fund and various fundraising events. They were members of St. Alphonsus parish. >Read More
 

 
Aquinas Students to Receive Michigan Campus Compact Award for Dedication to Community Service

Michigan Campus Compact

Michigan Campus Compact (MiCC) is pleased to announce ten students from Aquinas College will be awarded for their dedication and commitment to community service during the 19th annual Outstanding Student Service Awards Celebration, April 18, 2015, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, Michigan. >Read More

 

 
Aquinas Chemistry Society Recognized By National Chapter

The Aquinas Chemistry Society (ACS) was one of five Michigan schools to receive a Commendable Chapter award from the American Chemical Society and one of two Michigan schools to be recognized with a Green Chapter Award. Students from the Aquinas chapter were honored this spring at the American Chemical Society’s national meeting in Denver. >Read More

Aquinas Chemistry Society Recognized By National Chapter
 

 
Aquinas College President Elected to Council of Independent College’s National Board of Directors
Dr. Juan Olivarez

Dr. Juan Olivarez '71, Ph.D., president of Aquinas College, has been elected to the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Board of Directors. CIC is the only national organization that focuses solely on providing services and a broad range of initiatives directly to independent colleges and universities to help improve the quality of education and strengthen institutional resources. 

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