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05/05/2021 - 3:06pm - Aquinas College will celebrate the achievements of both the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 at separate in-person ceremonies the weekend of May 8-9 on campus, while following health and safety protocols to ensure as safe an event as possible. The Class of 2021 will be recognized with an in-...Read more
05/04/2021 - 3:16pm - Aquinas College announced its intention to return to normal in-person classes and student activities for the fall 2021 semester. Activities will be planned responsibly and conducted to the fullest extent possible while complying with state guidance. In addition to face-to-face instruction, the...Read more
04/22/2021 - 3:59pm - On Earth Day and in advance of Arbor Day, Aquinas College is celebrating a national honor for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Last week, Aquinas college was honored with 2020 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation. Currently there are 403 campuses...Read more
04/20/2021 - 10:26am - Scott Harman, visiting assistant professor of theatre, talked about what it has been like to keep the stage lights on during a pandemic. Unlike many other programs, Aquinas College Theatre was able to produce its full regular season despite the challenges of the past year. Using green screens,...Read more
04/16/2021 - 2:49pm - Peter_Meijer_Visits_AQ-02317.jpg Senior political science major Madison Creech leads a campus tour after a stop at the Albertus Magnus Hall of Science and Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel. Pictured from left to right: Rick Treur, Congressman Peter Meijer, Robert LeFevre, Madison Creech and President...Read more
04/12/2021 - 2:48pm - Brandos Spence bio headshot.jpg Dr. Brandon Spence in Organ Meditations Brandon Spence, D.M.A., is director of music at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Virginia Beach, Virginia. A native of Norfolk, Virginia, Brandon pursued undergraduate studies at Old Dominion University. Graduate studies...Read more
04/12/2021 - 2:42pm - barbara_maccargar.jpg Barbara Witham McCargar is truly an Aquinas treasure. She is highly regarded by AQ students (current and former) and faculty and is well-respected by colleagues throughout the United States. Barbara received a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Aquinas College...Read more
04/12/2021 - 2:37pm - Color Picture of Michael Pierce with Guitar by M Pierce.jpg MICHAEL PIERCE, graduated from Aquinas College in 2017 with a major in music with a guitar performance emphasis and a communication minor. For almost four years, Michael has been spending time performing, teaching, writing and learning the...Read more
03/19/2021 - 3:49pm - Paul Bee, Aquinas College alumnus and vice president for ticket sales for the Milwaukee Bucks, will deliver the commencement address to the College’s Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 at two ceremonies in May. Bee, who had previously been scheduled to deliver the commencement address in May 2020,...Read more
03/16/2021 - 8:03am - One-year after transitioning to full distance learning and working from home, Aquinas College students, faculty and staff are in the classroom, grabbing lunch in the cafeteria and heading to practice. Although the College welcomed students back to in-person classes at the beginning of the 2020-21...Read more
03/16/2021 - 8:03am - One-year after transitioning to full distance learning and working from home, Aquinas College students, faculty and staff are in the classroom, grabbing lunch in the cafeteria and heading to practice. Although the College welcomed students back to in-person classes at the beginning of the 2020-21...Read more
02/18/2021 - 12:36pm - MFS21_School_300x300.webp Aquinas College​ has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly®​ ​School designation by Viqtory for its support for active-duty military members and veterans attending school. The 2021-​2022 Military Friendly Schools list is the longest-running and most comprehensive review...Read more
02/09/2021 - 4:37pm - IMG_3614.jpeg This past January, Chelsea Funk-Paschall ’13 took a break from jobs as mother and teacher to offer an update on her life since AQ. Chelsea graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education Choral Supervision major, participating in many choirs and the jazz band as a vocalist. Enjoy...Read more
02/09/2021 - 4:31pm - IMG_1954 (1).jpg Dr. Mark Webb, adjunct associate professor of music and so much more, will be retiring from teaching in May 2021. To say that this gentleman will be missed by students, alumni, colleagues and the administration of Aquinas College, would be a large understatement. Let me remind you...Read more
02/09/2021 - 4:28pm - By Dr. Mark Webb and Barbara Witham McCargar IMG-3043.jpg I've had the pleasure of working alongside and collaborating with Mary Hillyard with programs for the 14 years we both taught in the East Grand Rapids Public School District. Happily, this continued at Aquinas College in recent years. Mary's...Read more
01/22/2021 - 9:20am - 002A5835.jpg Aquinas College President Kevin G. Quinn issued the following statement on the passing of Mary Ann Keeler, long-time Saints supporter and friend of the College. “Mary Ann Keeler has been a tremendous supporter of Aquinas College and the West Michigan community for decades. I am deeply...Read more
12/16/2020 - 12:28pm - Aquinas College has established scholarship programs to provide opportunities for students interested in several popular academic student organizations on campus. Starting fall 2021, students of any major can earn scholarships of up to $2,000 for participation in the College’s Model United Nations...Read more
12/16/2020 - 12:25pm - New programs will plan to compete during 2021-22 campaign Aquinas College Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Athletics Nick Davidson announced today (Dec. 16) that the athletic department will be adding four new sport offerings. Beginning in the 2021-22 school year, Aquinas will offer...Read more
12/15/2020 - 3:02pm - In late October, William (Bill) Marfink passed away at the age of 56. Bill was a fixture in the Aquinas College Music Department – staff accompanist, collaborator, mentor and friend to all. He will be sorely missed by those who knew him. Bill began accompanying Aquinas students in the early 1990s...Read more
12/15/2020 - 3:00pm - Ordination of Trares 2017(2).jpg After recently moving to Rome, Italy, and beginning studies in spiritual theology at the Angelicum (the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas) in October, Father James-Peter Trares ’10 took some time to reflect back on his studies at his alma mater and to...Read more

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