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01/26/2018 - 1:44pm - President Quinn issued this statement in regards to John Canepa's sudden passing. It is with a heavy heart that we recognize the passing of John Canepa, a great friend of Aquinas College. John's contributions to Grand Rapids and Aquinas cannot be overstated. He was a Trustee Emeritus who was...Read more
01/23/2018 - 1:28pm - By: Haley Brink '18 The Saints for Life Scholarship, founded in 2012, provides compassion and support for young people who have chosen to continue on the journey of education while facing the life-changing events of parenting. The Saints for Life Scholarship gives traditional students experiencing...Read more
12/20/2017 - 10:07am - Aquinas College is pleased to announce that Lisa VanDeWeert, CPA, has been named vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). As a member of the president’s leadership cabinet, the Vice President (VP) and CFO is responsible for providing leadership for accounting, finance, business...Read more
12/19/2017 - 3:13pm - President Quinn has been nominated as a 2017 Newsmaker of the Year by the Grand Rapids Business Journal. The award is decided by the publication's reporters and editors among more than 225 choices in 16 different categories. President Quinn is one of three nominees in the education category,...Read more
12/11/2017 - 11:57am - Aquinas College and two other institutions gathered for a press event to celebrate the legacy of Ralph W. Hauenstein after gifts from his estate will be used to carry on the missions that he supported throughout his life. Aquinas College, Grand Valley State University and Mercy Health Saint Mary's...Read more
11/30/2017 - 8:51am - Aquinas College is pleased to announce that Alicia Lloyd has been named director for the Center of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and special adviser to the president. The director is responsible for leading the college on matters of equity, diversity and inclusion and will educate the campus...Read more
11/01/2017 - 12:56pm - Matt Flanagan graduated from Aquinas College in 1998 with a Bachelors of Science. He chose a dual major in Spanish and biology with a minor in chemistry. After finishing his undergrad Matt attended Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine where he received a D.O. He explained that...Read more
10/31/2017 - 12:49pm - Anne Walsh graduated from Aquinas in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in communication. After Aquinas, Anne had a wide variety of work experience. This included an internship at a Detroit based radio station, working for the alumni department at Aquinas, working for a cancer charity called Coast to...Read more
10/27/2017 - 9:21am - WHO: President Kevin Quinn, Ph.D., along with students, staff, faculty, alumni and supporters of Aquinas College. WHAT: The public is invited to attend the Inauguration of President Kevin Quinn as the 8th president of Aquinas College on November 1, All Saints Day. More information about President...Read more
10/25/2017 - 11:29am - GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Aquinas College is hosting award-winning astrophysicist Dr. Jedidah Isler for two events where she will explore both her perspective on underrepresented groups in STEM fields and her research on hyperactive black holes. Both events will be in the Wege Ballroom at the Wege...Read more
10/24/2017 - 2:09pm - Aquinas Study Away student, Olivia Smith, is spending the first semester of her junior year in Spain. She is taking four classes at the University of Salamanca—grammar, conversation, Spanish culture and Spanish business—with other international students. Olivia is living with a host family during...Read more
10/24/2017 - 12:56pm - For two weeks during the summer of 2017, I was lucky enough to have an Externship through the Women’s Studies Center. After applying in early March, I received an update in April that I had the opportunity to work with Angelika Lee of the organization Creative Many. Angelika graduated from Aquinas...Read more
10/24/2017 - 12:41pm - Ben O’Hearn graduated from Aquinas with a degree in theology and mathematics as well as a minor in communication. After Aquinas, Ben attended The Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis where he received a Master's degree in pastoral studies. After receiving his master’s he started teaching high...Read more
10/24/2017 - 12:21pm - Anthony Lamerato graduated from Aquinas college in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and sports management. He was recently honored with on a spot in DBusiness magazine’s Detroit 30 under 30 list. This list honors the most successful and cutting edge executives in the Metro...Read more
10/23/2017 - 3:26pm - GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Aquinas College has been awarded the Green Star Award by the Professional Grounds Management Society . The college was presented the Grand Award for Small Colleges and Universities at the society’s awards program on October 21 in Louisville, KY. The Green Star Award brings...Read more
10/11/2017 - 1:28pm - Several students participating in the college’s service learning trips this past fall break provided assistance to areas that have been affected by recent hurricanes. Approximately 64 total students participated in Aquinas’ annual service-learning trips October 20-28. Those areas included St. Peter...Read more
10/09/2017 - 9:15am - On October 3, German Unity Day , German Students from Aquinas College and three area high schools (Hudsonville HS, Grand Rapids Christian HS, and Grand Haven HS) spent a wonderful day in Frankenmuth, Michigan to celebrate Germany's National Holiday. At the Frankenmuth Historical Museum , students...Read more
09/25/2017 - 9:16am - Aquinas College staff member Tim Ramsay ‘08 has always been interested in politics. He majored in political science at Aquinas, has volunteered on political campaigns and participated in a variety of political events in West Michigan and at the national level. So clicking on a Facebook ad to take...Read more
09/12/2017 - 3:33pm - By: Dan Treul '09 Dr. Quinn knows supply and demand. From talking pro sports to rising tuition costs in the United States, economic theory flows naturally in and out of conversation with the economist-turned administrator, recently appointed the eighth president of Aquinas College. And from Quinn’s...Read more
09/12/2017 - 3:12pm - By: Lauren Fay Carlson '12 “ I’ve always wanted to work in public health…something that gives back to the community,” said Kathleen (Pollock) Lucking ‘09. Earning her bachelor’s degree at Aquinas and graduating to Detroit Mercy Dental School in 2013, Pollock studied biology and chemistry, and...Read more

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