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04/20/2020 - 12:59pm - Aquinas College has launched the Accelerated Master in Education (AME) program that will help address the urgent need for well-trained K12 teachers in the state and nationally. The program will prove especially helpful for rural and private schools to attract and retain teachers. According to a...Read more
04/08/2020 - 3:21pm - 040820_PressReleaseArt.jpg A national guide for colleges has recognized Aquinas College as one of the renowned 2019-2020 Colleges of Distinction for Aquinas’ individualized and engaging academic offerings and continued focus on student success and satisfaction. The national recognition is unique,...Read more
03/19/2020 - 8:38am - StephenGermic2.jpg After conducting a nationwide search, Aquinas College President Kevin G. Quinn has selected Dr. Stephen Germic as the College’s new provost and dean of faculty. Germic will begin his new role on July 1. Germic, a Michigan native, comes to Aquinas from Rocky Mountain College in...Read more
Paul Bee
02/13/2020 - 11:03am - Updated March 18, 2021 Milwaukee Bucks executive and Aquinas College alumnus Paul Bee will deliver the commencement address to the College’s Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 8, and Class of 2020 on Sunday, May 9. “We are honored that Paul Bee will deliver the commencement address,” Aquinas College...Read more
12/21/2019 - 12:28am - Aquinas College has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), an honor that validates what decades of AQ music alumni have known for many years. The Music program at Aquinas College has been recognized by alumni as providing opportunities for music students to develop...Read more
11/14/2019 - 10:42am - Aquinas College is launching The Aquinas Commitment , a signature program that will make attending Aquinas more affordable for students, help them graduate on time and lead them to discover a life of purpose and success in service to a just and sustainable world. The Aquinas Commitment consists of...Read more
11/08/2019 - 2:32pm - AQ 2030,” the 10-year vision and strategic plan for Aquinas College, connects the unique mission, talents and resources of the College to its serve students so that, in turn, they can use their gifts to lead a life of purpose and success in service to a just and sustainable world. President Kevin G...Read more
10/28/2019 - 10:41am - Jamey Limbers, clay.jpg The Michigan Mud Conference hosts a juried undergraduate ceramics show biannually. AQ student Jamey Limbers won “Best in show” at this statewide ceramics competition on October 19th. Attendees and judges saw his use of a hand-cut stencil and graffiti style as an unusual...Read more
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