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The School of Education at Aquinas College Among 46 Teacher Prep Programs Recognized for National Excellence in Educator Prep

06/14/2018 - 10:32am - The School of Education at Aquinas College is now 1 of 147 providers in the U.S. meeting new, rigorous CAEP national accreditation standards to better prepare tomorrow’s teachers The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) recently...Read more

Alumni and Faculty Recognized Among 50 Most Influential Women in W. Michigan

03/05/2018 - 9:43am - Founded by and supporting women leaders since 1886, Aquinas College is proud of our faculty and alumni who have been recognized by the Grand Rapids Business Journal among the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan. You can see profiles of the honorees here. Dr. Nkechy Ezeh Faculty - School of...Read more

Aquinas College Awarded $900,000 Early Childhood Education Grant

05/17/2017 - 9:19am - The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded Aquinas College $900,000 to address the shortage of qualified teachers of color willing and able to lead area early childhood education classrooms. In partnership with Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative (ELNC), they will pilot Preparing Racially-...Read more

AQ Alums Nominated for First-Ever Brilliance Awards

04/03/2017 - 12:05pm - Five Aquinas College alumni having been nominated for the West Michigan Woman Brilliance Awards. The awards, presented by West Michigan Woman Magazine, shine a light on "dynamic talent, spirit and intellect of local women and celebrate the brilliant and meaningful impact they have on our careers...Read more

School of Education Uses Mobile Classroom to Connect with Local K-12 Students

03/23/2017 - 4:32pm - In the summer of 2016, the Aquinas College School of Education received the generous gift of a Winnebago motor home from the Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids. Since then, the School of Ed has been using the motor home as a mobile classroom to take students on over 15 different site visits in Grand...Read more

Aquinas College Awarded $2.5 Million Grant to Train ESL Teachers

09/26/2016 - 10:59am - The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Aquinas College $2,523,712 to address the shortage of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual teachers in Michigan. Rui Niu-Cooper, Ph.D., associate professor of Education, was the driving force behind the college earning a five-year...Read more