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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
06/16/2021 - 2:13pm - DSC02100.JPG Aquinas College is bringing goats to campus. No kidding! As a part of our urban forest initiative, the Center for Sustainability at Aquinas has worked for several years in partnership with the City of Grand Rapids Urban Agriculture Committee to make this happen. Aquinas received...Read more
05/18/2021 - 10:07am - In response to the increasing demand for non-accounting professionals, such as IT professionals, to partner with financial teams, Aquinas College has developed a new accounting and auditing certificate program. The Aquinas College Accounting and Auditing Certificate Program is responding to the...Read more
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

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