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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
09/12/2017 - 3:00pm - By: Miranda Burel '17 A community constantly changes as people move and grow. A vital part of Aquinas’ values, community is about reaching out, working together, and creating something meaningful. Science has always been a group effort for Adam Liberacki ‘12. As a child, he would turn up at science...Read more
09/12/2017 - 2:57pm - By: Sandra Mitchell, '91 When Darrell “Ted” Thompson arrived to Aquinas College in the late 1940s, it was at a time when the entire Robinson Road campus consisted only of Holmdene and its Carriage House. It was the Carriage House that held Thompson’s interest while at AQ, because that was the...Read more
09/12/2017 - 2:44pm - By: Gary Eberle This fall, at the request of an anonymous donor and longtime friend of Sister Aquinas, the addition to Albertus Magnus Hall of Science will bear the name Sister Aquinas Weber Hall. The lead donor for the new science building project did not want his own name on the building. Instead...Read more
09/12/2017 - 6:00am - Aquinas College has been ranked as a top college in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. Aquinas College has been ranked in the top 50 among the “Best Regional Universities (Midwest)” and among the “Best Value Regional Universities (Midwest)” according to 2018 rankings released by U.S. News...Read more
09/07/2017 - 10:30am - GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – This fall, the German Studies Program at Aquinas College will host the 2017 German Campus Weeks, an outreach effort from the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. that will feature educational and cultural events for high school students, college students and community members...Read more
08/25/2017 - 11:01am - STEM Scholars is a new program at Aquinas that brings together selected students from underrepresented populations and provides skills development before they begin their first year studying STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) at the college level. The inaugural group of eleven...Read more
08/14/2017 - 8:31am - GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Representing the largest investment in the history of the college, Aquinas’ $58 million “Contributing to More” Campaign includes new science facilities, enhancements to technology, scholarship and professorship support and campus beautification to support their concentration...Read more
08/02/2017 - 9:30am - By Jonah Chickering '19 Brandon Holstine graduated from Aquinas in 2013 after pursuing a dual major in Management Information Systems and Geography. While Holstine pursued Management Information Systems to ensure job security, his real passion was with Geography. This dual focus on passion as well...Read more
07/13/2017 - 3:19pm - By: Jonah Chickering '19 Zander Atwood was born and raised in Valparaiso, Indiana, but chose Aquinas College for his undergraduate education. Zander was interested in the excellent scholarship opportunities, smaller class sizes, and Aquinas’s excellent Sport Management program. He graduated in 2014...Read more
06/28/2017 - 9:30am - Photo credit: Stephanie Salmon Photography Aquinas College students studying in Ireland will soon have access to a state-of-the-art International Residential Education Center in the village of Tullycross, Ireland, home to the Aquinas Ireland Program for more than 40 years. The Center was unveiled...Read more
06/27/2017 - 1:42pm - By Miranda Burel ‘17 As human beings, we are the product of our environments, though we may not always realize it as we grow. Retrospect, however, shows us how each facet of our lives work together to help us find our passion. Hilary Atkin ‘07, draws upon all her life experiences in her work with...Read more
06/26/2017 - 1:07pm - Responding to national and regional employment trends in the fields of health and medicine, Aquinas College will begin offering a major in Health Science in fall 2017. The program supports the college’s mission to provide a liberal arts education with a career orientation. The new Health Science...Read more
06/19/2017 - 9:54am - By: Doug Seites, ‘10 Aquinas College alum Father Steven W. Geerling ’96 was recently ordained by Bishop Walkowiak to the priesthood. The son of William (deceased) and Kay Geerling, Father Geerling completed his bachelor’s degree from Aquinas College in 1996. He received his Master of Divinity...Read more
06/15/2017 - 9:02am - Aquinas College is offering a new concentration in the Geography major of Geospatial Technologies. This new concentration will be serving students who have a strong interest in current technologies. With this concentration in Geospatial Technologies Aquinas will offer students a strong pathway into...Read more
06/14/2017 - 12:11pm - Starting in fall 2017, Aquinas College will offer a new Child Life Specialist major, preparing students to meet the needs of infants, children, adolescents, and their families who are facing medical procedures or developmental risks. The multidisciplinary degree will prepare students to handle many...Read more

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