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10/14/2019 - 4:16pm - The recent events at Temple Emanuel have caused hurt among community members who are our close neighbors and friends. As a Catholic and Dominican institution of higher education, we reject acts of hatred—in this case, anti-Semitic vandalism—that target religious institutions. Core to the mission of...Read more
Gina Covert
09/23/2019 - 9:18am - Aquinas College President Kevin G. Quinn announced today that Gina Covert will be the new vice president for advancement . Covert has more than 22 years of higher education, foundation and nonprofit experience in Michigan and Colorado, and a record of success building strong relationships and...Read more
09/13/2019 - 10:48am - AQ_Science_Building_0041.JPG The 2019 academic year kicked off with a frenzy of excitement over the newly opened science wing of the Albertus Magnus Hall of Science at Aquinas College . The new wing, named after Sister Mary Aquinas Weber, O.P., features new research and teaching laboratories, a...Read more
09/09/2019 - 3:43pm - Aquinas College was among the list of “National Liberal Arts Colleges” in the U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the nation’s 2020 Best Colleges, released today (Sep. 9). This National Liberal Arts Colleges list includes schools that emphasize undergraduate education and award at least half...Read more
Jochen Wierich
07/16/2019 - 9:54am - Aquinas College has selected Dr. Jochen Wierich as the Lena E. S. Meijer Professor in Art History. By separate appointment, Dr. Wierich will serve as the curator of sculpture and sculpture exhibitions for Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Dr. Wierich most recently served as senior...Read more
06/06/2019 - 10:31am - Erin Craig, a native of Syracuse, New York, has been selected as the new vice president for enrollment management at Aquinas College . Craig has more than 15 years of experience in admissions at higher education institutions in New York and Washington, D.C. Her role is effective July 15. Craig was...Read more
02/26/2019 - 11:57am - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Vice Chairman Mark Murray will deliver the commencement address to Aquinas College’s Class of 2019 on Saturday, May 11. He will also receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. Prior to his role of vice chairman, Murray previously served both as co-CEO and...Read more
02/21/2019 - 4:08pm - Aquinas College is launching an esports program in fall 2019, providing students a new opportunity to participate in competitive video gaming. The College will become the fifth institution in Michigan to offer esports at the college level. “We feel that this is a terrific opportunity for Aquinas...Read more
02/20/2019 - 1:14pm - A new agreement between Aquinas College and Western Michigan University provides a path for Aquinas students to obtain two degrees in less time, allowing them to earn an advanced degree faster, with less cost and in programs that give them the skills and expertise needed in the marketplace. Today (...Read more
12/12/2018 - 2:32pm - 1.jpeg (1).jpg Emily Weber (née Higham) graduated from Aquinas in the spring of 2017, minoring in Women’s Studies and majoring in Interdisciplinary Communications with a Spanish emphasis. Now, Emily is a Brand Marketing and Communication Specialist for Honda Logistics North America in Columbus,...Read more
11/15/2018 - 10:28am - roth_img.jpg By Bridget Gibley Cheyna Roth graduated from Aquinas College with an English degree in 2010. This year, she returned to AQ to teach WS200: Women, the Law, and the Courts. Now, she looks back on her time at Aquinas as a student and reflects on teaching this course. While she was an AQ...Read more
11/05/2018 - 10:33am - By Bridget Gibley voters_img.jpg When you vote in the midterm elections this year, you’ll see a proposed constitutional amendment -- Proposal 2 -- from the group Voters Not Politicians, a group founded and fueled by Aquinas alumnae. This group’s goal is to end political gerrymandering in Michigan,...Read more
10/24/2018 - 3:08pm - The Grand Awards are given annually to college and community theatre members in the West Michigan area who have demonstrated outstanding skills in the diverse areas of theatre. The 22nd Grand Awards AQ Theatre faculty member, Randy Wyatt, was nominated for Outstanding Direction of a College...Read more
10/01/2018 - 2:53pm - Aquinas College has been ranked among the top 50 Best Colleges in the Midwest , according to the “Best Colleges 2019” rankings released by by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Aquinas College has been ranked #11 Best Value - Regional Universities Midwest . The rating compares colleges...Read more
10/01/2018 - 1:57pm - 18 (1 of 3).jpg 18 (2 of 3).jpg 18 (3 of 3).jpg Chelsea Nix was named the 2018 Public Vote Winner. AQ alumna Chelsea Nix states that Aquinas College imparted a lifestyle to her. A lifestyle shaped by the art department and service learning while she was a student here. Is that why community and...Read more
09/28/2018 - 9:47am - treegroup.jpg Over the course of two years, Aquinas College Geography & Environmental Studies students worked with archived printed tree maps to painstakingly identify as many tree species as possible on the 107-acre wooded campus nestled in Grand Rapids. In all, more than 130 trees were...Read more
09/14/2018 - 1:38pm - The Contemporary Writers Series at Aquinas College is celebrating its 22nd year by bringing back four prominent, nationally acclaimed writers to campus. The writers, who span multiple genres, will perform live public readings from the Wege Ballroom in addition to working with students to ignite...Read more
09/13/2018 - 2:42pm - Marshall.jpg By Haley Brink '18 Amy (O'Neill) Marshall ‘08 was a first year student when Jeremy Marshall ‘05 was a senior at Aquinas College. They fell in love on campus and were married after Amy graduated. Throughout the last decade, Jeremy and Amy Marshall have built a marriage and family around...Read more
09/13/2018 - 2:31pm - Leadership.jpg By Sandra Mitchell '91 While attending his daughter’s volleyball tournament on campus, Gregory Richardson spotted an advertisement for the College’s Master of Management (MM) program. The program celebrates 40 years in 2018, and it has evolved greatly in that time. Richardson is a...Read more
09/13/2018 - 2:14pm - AQ ATHLETIC BAND DEBUTS THIS FALL The AQ Athletic Band debuts in the fall of 2018 and will be led by Ted Craig, director of athletic bands. Come to campus to see the band perform at various Saints basketball, volleyball, soccer and hockey games, as well as other select athletic and campus events...Read more

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