Homecoming at Aquinas College
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    Homecoming

Homecoming 2022

We are looking forward to welcoming all Alumni home to celebrate Aquinas College and her Saints!

  • For Saints traveling from out of town, a hotel block has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn East Grand Rapids. You may call 616-608-8800 and inform them you are with the Aquinas College Group or use this booking link.
  • Are you interested in getting together with your graduating class? Reach out to us at alumni@aquinas.edu to reserve a table under the beer tent specifically for your class.
  • Questions? Contact Ally Mills '13 at alumni@aquinas.edu or (616) 632-2822.

Events

Welcome Home Reception & Awards Celebration
Date: Thursday, September 15
Start Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center
Cost: $30
Registration: Register Here

Welcome Home! Let’s reconnect and reminisce over drinks and a strolling dinner. We will honor our 2022 Alumni Award Recipients and Hall of Fame Inductees.


Alumni Golf Outing
Date: Friday, September 16
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: The Golf Club at Thornapple Pointe
Registration: Register Here

Alumni, parents and friends of Aquinas College are invited to join us for the 7th Annual Alumni Golf Outing. Enjoy an 18-hole scramble while supporting the Aquinas College Alumni Scholarship Fund for students of alumni parents.


Coach Terry Bocian Athletic Hall of Fame
Date: Friday, September 16
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center
Registration: Register Here

Join us for the Coach Terry Bocian Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony honoring Jackie (Braspenninx) Ehnis (women's basketball, 2003-07), Aaron Hendrick (men's tennis, 2011-14), Natalie Kent (women's track & field, 2003-07), Amy Panse (women's soccer, 1999-2000), Jeo Pantoja (men's soccer, 2007-10), and Nikki Tuttle (women's basketball, 1993-96), historian/statistician Mike Dean (1984-current) and the 1980 men's soccer team. This event will include a strolling dinner and silent auction hosted by the athletic teams. For questions or to order tickets over the phone, contact Deb O'Donnell at (616) 632-2809.


Class of 1997 25th Reunion
Date: Saturday, September 17
Time: 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Donnelly Center
Cost: Free
Registration: Register Here 

This year’s class reunion will celebrate the class of 1997. Enjoy a complimentary brunch, cash bar and live music from the AQ Jazz Band as you catch up with classmates.


Multicultural Alumni Social
Date: Saturday, September 17
Time: 10:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Cook Carriage House
Cost: Free
Registration: Register Here 

Join us as we celebrate the diverse cultural, spiritual, personal and social identities that make up our Aquinas College alumni community. This event is hosted by the Diversity, Inclusion & Equity Committee of the Alumni Association Leadership Council. 


Leadership Club Reception
Date: Saturday, September 17
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Holmdene
Cost: Free
Registration: Register Here 

Exclusively for members of the Leadership Club,  you are invited to a private reception on Saturday, September 17 where you will meet the 9th President of Aquinas College, Dr. Alicia Córdoba and indulge in light food and drink. Don't know if you are a member? Please reach out to us at alumni@aquinas.edu to check your status.


Main Stage Tent & Future Saints Zone
Date: Saturday, September 17
Time: Noon - 7 p.m.
Location: Holmdene Lawn
Cost: Free, drink tickets $5 each or 5 for $20
Registration: Not required

Join us for live music, tailgate-style drinks, lawn games and food trucks! There will be a climbing wall, games and activities for our future little Saints.  


AQ Art and Music Center Alumni Art Show
Date: Saturday, September 17
Details coming soon


Athletic Games
Date: Saturday, September 17
Time: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Location: Athletic Field
Cost: Free
Registration: Not required


50th Reunion Sponsored by the Class of ’72
Date: Saturday, September 17
Start Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
Location: Cook Carriage House
Cost: $35
Registration: Register Here

Come back to campus to celebrate your golden class reunion during Homecoming Weekend! Reconnect and reminisce with the community built together while at Aquinas and nurtured over the past 50 years.


Golden Saints Mass
Date: Sunday, September 18
Start Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel
Cost: Free
Registration: Not required


Golden Saints Brunch
Date: Sunday, September 18
Start Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Donnelly Center
Cost: Free
Registration: Register Here

Alumni who have graduated 50 or more years ago are invited to celebrate after Mass with a complimentary brunch. Let's welcome the Class of 1972 to the Golden Saints Club!