09/30/2003 - 8:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (September 30, 2003) - Thornton Wilder's 1939 Pulitzer Prize winning play "Our Town" will be presented by the Aquinas College Players at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 9; Friday, October 10; and Saturday, October 11; and at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 12. The play will be...Read more
09/25/2003 - 8:00am - Biologist, Author and Cancer Survivor to Speak at Aquinas - Sep 25, 2003 WHAT IS THE LINK BETWEEN CANCER AND THE ENVIRONMENT? BIOLOGIST, AUTHOR AND CANCER SURVIVOR TO SPEAK AT AQUINAS COLLEGE GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (September 16, 2003) - Biologist, author and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, Ph...Read more
09/25/2003 - 8:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - The Aquinas Writers Guild, The Aquinas Social Action Committee and the Community Action Volunteers of Aquinas present Words Against Hunger, benefit reading for Degag Ministries on Monday, September 29 at 7 p.m. in the Aquinas Cook Carriage House Moose Cafe. Several...Read more
09/24/2003 - 8:00am - Grand Rapids, Michigan (September 24, 2003) --- Aquinas College will induct more than a dozen people into both its College Hall of Fame and Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies scheduled for Friday, September 26, 2003 in the College's Wege Student Center Ballroom. The evening-long Hall of Fame...Read more
09/22/2003 - 8:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (September 21, 2003) - The Aquinas College Department of Modern Languages and the Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center presents Marjorie Agosin, Ph.D., human rights activist and author of "Dear Anne Frank." Agosin will do two presentations at Aquinas on Tuesday,...Read more
09/12/2003 - 8:00am - Grand Rapids, Michigan (Sept. 15, 2003) --- East meets West when Aquinas College hosts a concert by the Orchid Ensemble on Tuesday, October 7, 2003, at 7:30 p.m.. The performance is free and open to the public. It will be held in Kretschmer Recital Hall of the College's Art and Music Center. Don't...Read more
09/11/2003 - 8:00am - Grand Raids, Michigan (September 3, 2003) - Aquinas College has retained an enviable position as a recognized "Best Values" college, according to rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. The College is positioned on the prestigious 2004 "Best Values" list as compiled by U.S. News World...Read more
09/11/2003 - 8:00am - Grand Rapids, Michigan (September 10, 2003) - Rev. George Heartwell, Aquinas College's director of the Community Leadership Institute, has been elected Grand Rapids' new mayor. Heartwell won 84-percent of the votes cast in Tuesday's (Sept. 9) primary election, far outdistancing his two election...Read more
07/21/2003 - 8:00am - Aquinas College has selected an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Michigan-Flint to head its new theatre program. Anthony Guest, the manager of the Bronner Performing Arts Center at Frankenmuth (Mich.) High School, will join Aquinas this fall as an assistant professor of theatre and...Read more
05/08/2003 - 8:00am - Civil rights activist and noted author Roger Wilkins has canceled his commencement address to the graduates of Aquinas College on Saturday, May 10, 2003, due to the death of his mother-in-law. Wilkins, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, informed College officials late Thursday afternoon of his...Read more
04/29/2003 - 8:00am - Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., Michigan's Surgeon General, will make her first official appearance in West Michigan at Aquinas College on Tuesday, May 6, 2003. Dr. Wisdom, the state's first Surgeon General, will present a briefing on the current state of Michigan's health care, beginning at 1:30 p.m...Read more
04/11/2003 - 8:00am - The Reverend George Heartwell, director of the Community Leadership Institute at Aquinas College, will be honored for his personal and professional efforts on behalf of children advocacy. The Child and Family Resource Council will present Rev. Heartwell with the Lifetime Child Advocate Award during...Read more
04/10/2003 - 8:00am - Each year the Aquinas Emeritus College presents the Emeritus Award to an individual or couple from the community who has demonstrated longstanding leadership, generosity and spirit of service. On Wednesday, May 21, Nancy and Larry Erhardt will be honored with the 2003 Emeritus Award . The Award...Read more
04/07/2003 - 8:00am - The Fourth Annual Earthfest at Aquinas College will be held on Saturday April 26 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Cook Carriage House on the Aquinas campus. The event is free and open to the public. Free T-shirts and saplings will be given to the first 100 people. Parking is available in the Jarecki...Read more
04/07/2003 - 8:00am - Three Aquinas College students have been selected to receive 2003 Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) Outstanding Student Services Awards. Timothy Burdick, Mary "Bridie Kent and Mary "Bridget" Clark will be honored during MCC's Service Award Ceremony on Saturday, April 12, 2003, in East Lansing. TJ...Read more
04/01/2003 - 7:00am - John L. Knott, Jr., a third-generation builder/developer recognized as an expert in urban revitalization, will speak at Aquinas College as this year's lecturer for the annual Wege Foundation Speaker Series. Knott's speech, "Healing the Garden," is scheduled for Tuesday, April 15 from 4:00 to 5:00 p...Read more
03/28/2003 - 7:00am - Aquinas College has established Michigan's first undergraduate degree program in Sustainable Business, a program that may well be the first of its kind in the nation. While the principles of sustainable business -- balancing economic growth with responsible environmental practices -- have been...Read more
03/26/2003 - 7:00am - Why do we have a government? Why do we need a government? What is unique about the founding of the United States government? What is unique about the way the U.S. government deals with religious beliefs and the relationship between government and religious institutions in America? What is the...Read more
03/24/2003 - 7:00am - Eric Pankey, author of five books of poetry, will be the speaker at the Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series reading on Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Aquinas Wege Student Center Ballroom. The event is free and the public is welcome. Pankey, Associate Professor of English, George...Read more
03/18/2003 - 7:00am - Aquinas College has announced that full-time undergraduate tuition for the 2003-2004 academic year will be $16,400, a five-percent increase over the current year. The new rate is still well below the 2002 national average of $18,273 for private four-year colleges. In addition, College Trustees,...Read more