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03/05/2018 - 9:43am - Founded by and supporting women leaders since 1886, Aquinas College is proud of our faculty and alumni who have been recognized by the Grand Rapids Business Journal among the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan. You can see profiles of the honorees here. Dr. Nkechy Ezeh Faculty - School of...Read more
02/26/2018 - 10:11am - Aquinas College is pleased to welcome Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J., director of the Vatican Observatory, to campus for a public lecture on Thursday, March 15 . Brother Guy’s presentation, entitled, “Astronomy, God and the Search for Elegance,” will reflect on science and aesthetics. The event will...Read more
02/13/2018 - 10:00am - The Wege Foundation will host the 22nd Wege Speaker Series on Thursday, April 12 at 4pm at the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. This year’s speaker is Dr. J. Drew Lanham, ornithologist, conservationist and distinguished professor at Clemson University. Dr. Lanham is a widely published...Read more
02/08/2018 - 2:19pm - A common fascination with the inner workings of a cell brings biologists and chemists together in the overlapping fields of biochemistry and molecular biology. The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) major is excellent preparation for doctoral-level professional training (M.D./D.O./D.D.S./...Read more
02/05/2018 - 3:31pm - Steelcase Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer James Keane will deliver the commencement address to Aquinas College’s Class of 2018 at the ceremony on Saturday, May 5. After a 17-year Steelcase career, Jim was appointed CEO in March 2014. He is only the ninth person to lead the company in its...Read more
02/02/2018 - 2:02pm - As one of 11 children on a wheat farm in Kansas; agriculture, collaboration and community were staples in Alene Seiler’s life. These values intensified at Aquinas College, with increased opportunities for Alene to participate in public service. Although Communication and Spanish were her areas of...Read more
02/01/2018 - 8:59am - As a part of its Economicology Forum, Aquinas College is presenting “Grand River Revitalization and Rapids Restoration: Exploring a Holistic Approach to a Complex Project.” The event is free and open to the public. The spring Economicology Forum and panel discussion will feature the latest...Read more
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