03/16/2022 - 12:17pm - Dear Aquinas College Community, We are pleased to share that the Presidential Search Prospectus that was developed in partnership with the campus community and our combined efforts to recruit candidates, has attracted a robust pool of more than 30 applicants. The Search Committee members...Read more
03/14/2022 - 9:42am - Would you like to hone your writing skills at an ecumenical writing workshop this summer? Would you like your writing considered for a $5,000 literary prize? Scriptoria is an interfaith writing workshop that invites writers to grow. From 20 to 24, in Grand Rapids, participants will receive industry...Read more
03/11/2022 - 12:12pm - IMG_3466.JPG In a December 2021 letter to state representatives , Michigan State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice noted that the current teacher shortage is “the single greatest issue facing Michigan schools and school children.” To address this urgent need, Aquinas College is offering an...Read more
03/07/2022 - 3:30am - MFS22-23_Bronze.png March 7, 2022—The 2022-​2023 Military Friendly® Schools list is the longest-running and most comprehensive review of college and university commitment to serving military and veteran students. It helps service members and their families select schools that will provide the...Read more
02/16/2022 - 8:07am - Social Media Post_InMemory.jpg Aquinas College Interim President Stephen Germic issued the following statement on the passing of Beatrice ‘Bea’ Idema, long-time Saints supporter and friend of the College. “Aquinas College joins the West Michigan community in mourning the loss of Beatrice ‘Bea’...Read more
02/07/2022 - 4:26pm - The U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan (USGBC-WM) recently announced Albertus Magnus Hall of Science as the Certified Green Building Award Higher Education winner. This award recognizes exemplary building projects that received high-performance certifications. As part of the Award...Read more
02/07/2022 - 4:06pm - Dear Aquinas College Community, Thank you for your participation in the Presidential Search focus groups and survey, and for the many one-on-one conversations you had with Search Committee members. Your feedback was integral in developing the “Leadership Agenda” portion of the Presidential Search...Read more
01/21/2022 - 3:51pm - Aquinas College Interim President Stephen Germic issued the following statement on the passing of Dr. Robert Browne, long-time Saints supporter and friend of the College. “I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Robert Browne. His generous support of Aquinas College for over 20 years is...Read more
01/18/2022 - 9:25am - Lena Approved Photo.jpg Aquinas College Interim President Stephen Germic issued the following statement on the passing of Lena Meijer. “Aquinas College joins the West Michigan community and beyond in mourning the loss of Lena Meijer. We hold Lena close to our hearts as we celebrate her full life...Read more
12/15/2021 - 11:12am - dominican_center-slide.jpg Dominican Center at Marywood, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, is moving west down the street from the Marywood Campus at 2025 Fulton Street East to the Aquinas College campus at 1700 Fulton Street East. “Come Jan. 3, 2022, Dominican Center Marywood at...Read more
12/09/2021 - 8:44pm - excellence_awards-2021.jpg Four employees at Aquinas College have been awarded with the President’s Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards. The annual awards, established by the Office of the President, are designed to give special recognition to two faculty and two staff members who have contributed...Read more
11/30/2021 - 10:25pm - Dec. 1, 2021 Aquinas College President Announces He Will Not Seek Another Term National Search Begins for Ninth President; Tenure of Kevin Quinn Marked by Completion of $61 Million Comprehensive Campaign, Record Student Retention and National Recognition AQ President Quinn-238rt.jpg After a tenure...Read more
10/19/2021 - 11:49pm - Paola Rodriguez.jpg On Oct. 29 President Kevin G. Quinn and the Community to Honor César E. Chávez honored AQ student Paola Rodriguez with this year’s Cesar Chavez Scholarship award at the group’s Hispanic Excellence Scholarship and Community Awards Gala. This year the group recognized 11 college...Read more
10/05/2021 - 11:26am - Aquinas College President Kevin G. Quinn issued the following statement on the passing of Clement Chiwaya, a distinguished Aquinas alumnus. “We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of alumnus Clement Chiwaya. Clement was a true servant leader who had a significant impact on our College and...Read more
09/30/2021 - 11:40am - Greatest_Hits_2020_2021_00213.jpg Aquinas College continues its fall tradition of tree and leaf tours during the month of October. Visitors can experience fall colors on a guided golf-cart tour of the 117-acre, tree-covered campus. The 45-minute tour features 75 different tree species and a brief...Read more
09/13/2021 - 2:42pm - Albertus Magnus Hall of Science.jpg Aquinas College has received a $3 million gift, the institution’s largest single donation ever from individual living donors, in support of the renovation and expansion of its new Gold LEED-certified Albertus Magnus Hall of Science. Longtime supporters Peter and...Read more
09/13/2021 - 1:26am - 2239-COL_AquinasCollege_BC32-SocialMobility-2022.jpg For the third consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has named Aquinas College a Top Performer on Social Mobility among national liberal arts colleges and ranked Aquinas among National Liberal Arts Colleges. “These rankings demonstrate...Read more
08/25/2021 - 12:43pm - By Hayleigh Potter, Spring ’21 Kirsten Fedorowicz.jpeg Kirsten Fedorowicz graduated from Aquinas in 2019, with an English major with a writing concentration and a minor in Women’s Studies. Life has had some unexpected twists for Kirsten, but she continues to welcome exciting new opportunities with...Read more
07/26/2021 - 1:08pm - From California to Maine, Aquinas College students have been gaining valuable real-world work experience despite the challenges of the pandemic. The College is celebrating the accomplishments of a record number of student internships leading up to National Intern Day on July 29. The College and the...Read more
07/12/2021 - 2:27pm - There are a few new guests on Aquinas College’s campus this summer, but they aren’t enrolled in class. These visitors are looking for invasive plants. From July 17-23, approximately 20 goats will be on campus grazing on invasive species and brush to remove unwanted plants in a sustainable manner. “...Read more