Paul Reiss and Mike Meadows at a table pitching their product

Former Aquinas Student Co-Founds Protein Ice Cream Company

August 17, 2023

You may have seen Protein Pints, a new protein-packed ice cream product, in the news recently. What you might not know is the product got its start here at Aquinas College.

Aidan Donnelly beside waste collection bins outside of Albertus Magnus Hall of Science

A Day In The Life of a Sustainability Intern at Frederik Meijer Gardens

August 8, 2023

We visited Aidan Donnelly at his sustainability internship with Frederik Meijer Gardens on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 to see how Aquinas students put what they learn in class into action.

Dr. Lendrum and Arabella Cummings stand on a bridge in Grand Rapids with their bikes, the river and cityscape in the background

Summer Research at Aquinas: Bikes, Well-Being and Barriers to Access

August 3, 2023

Dr. Jen Lendrum and sophomore nursing student Arabella Cummings have spent this summer researching public spaces and barriers to access by travelling all over Grand Rapids on bikes. Find out what they discovered along the way.

Mehanovic and Spencer holding dry erase markers up to a clear glass board full of numbers

Summer Research at Aquinas: The Mancala Mechanism

August 1, 2023

This summer, Dr. Joseph Spencer is conducting research with Edin Mehanovic, a senior math major and data analytics minor, through the Mohler-Thompson Summer Research Program to better understand a game mechanism you might recognize: Mancala.

Ernesto Lopez and Alyssa Detweiler hold up and look at a small dish in the lab

Summer Research at Aquinas: Anemones in Albertus

July 27, 2023

These Mohler-Thompson Summer Researchers are studying the genes of anemones to better understand coral bleaching.

Dr. Keli Christopher pictured from above with blurred students running around her

Aquinas College hosts Sankofa STEM Academy in New Partnership

July 17, 2023

The Sankofa STEM Academy offers opportunities to children of color in the Grand Rapids area to excel in STEM in a college environment with an emphasis on fun and providing students with mentors and role models that look like them.

Six AQ community members (staff, faculty, students), smile and hold tree saplings on a hill near Sturrus

Aquinas College Joins Laudato Si’ Action Platform, Begins Planning

July 12, 2023

The planning will result in a seven-year road map to guide the college, which already has an advanced and highly regarded sustainability program, towards an even more sustainable future of care for the earth and humanity.

Father Stan in his white robes speaks to a student outside

A Statement on the Passing of Father Stan Drongowski, O.P.

July 10, 2023

Aquinas College is deeply saddened to share with our community that Father Stanley Drongowski, O.P. passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 9, 2023. Fr. Stan served as Chaplain at Aquinas College for a decade.

Portrait of David Frey

A Statement from Dr. Alicia Córdoba on the passing of David Frey, Trustee Emeritus

June 20, 2023

Aquinas College extends our sincerest condolences to the family of David Frey, Trustee Emeritus, who passed on June 14, 2023 at 81 years old.

Seven of the students nominated for Senior Salute features for their work in the classroom, on campus, and in the community.

Senior Salutes 2023

June 14, 2023

Congratulations to the Class of 2023! Aquinas College graduated a class of outstanding students this year, many of whom were nominated to be featured in our second annual Senior Salutes.