03/10/2003 - 7:00am - The Aquinas College Programming Board will present an evening concert to benefit hate crime awareness. Musician Randi Driscoll will perform on Tuesday, April 1st at 8:00 p.m. in the Kretschmer Recital Hall, Art and Music Center on the Aquinas College Campus. Randi Driscoll, a Southern California...Read more
03/03/2003 - 7:00am - The 30th Annual Aquinas College Jazz Festival will be held on Friday, March 28 through Sunday, March 30. All events will be in the Aquinas Art and Music Center except the 8 p.m. Sunday evening concert, which will be held in Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy Street, S.E. The Festival will kick off...Read more
03/03/2003 - 7:00am - Grand Rapids Poet Linda Nemec Foster will be doing a reading from her new book, Amber Necklace from Gdansk, on Tuesday, March 18, at 7:00 p.m. in the Loutit Room, Aquinas College Wege Student Center. The reading will be followed by a book signing. Sponsor of this free event is the Jane Hibbard...Read more
03/02/2003 - 7:00am - Aquinas College's Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center is sponsoring a presentation by Marie C. Wilson, president of the Ms. Foundation for Women and president of The White House Project, on Wednesday, March 26 at 3:00 p.m. in the Wege Student Center Ballroom. The title of her talk is Why...Read more
02/17/2003 - 7:00am - Long known as a master narrative poet, Sydney Lea will be the speaker for the Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series on Tuesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Aquinas College Wege Student Center Ballroom. The event is free and the public is welcome. Founder and for 13 years editor of New England...Read more
02/10/2003 - 7:00am - Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) is pleased to announce that Michael Williams, Professor at Aquinas College, will be honored with an MCC Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award. This prestigious annual award is the highest MCC bestows on faculty and staff in the state of Michigan. Williams has...Read more
02/03/2003 - 7:00am - Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) is pleased to announce that Sr. Katrina Hartman, Chemistry Department Chairperson at Aquinas College, has been awarded a Community Engagement Grant for the 2002-2003 academic year. Hartman's project "Get the Lead Out! Partnership" will team with the community to...Read more
02/03/2003 - 7:00am - Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) is pleased to announce that M. Bridget Clark, a student at Aquinas College, has been awarded a Venture Grant for her project "Kids Food Basket." This food rescue program provides an evening meal to undernourished children who are unlikely to receive an evening meal at...Read more
01/30/2003 - 7:00am - Aquinas College is planning an annual Summer Math/Science/Technology Camp for seventh and eighth grade women. Grants from the Michigan Women's Foundation (MWF) and the Nokomis Foundation have made the camp possible and future grants will be forthcoming. Campers will experience a weeklong slice of...Read more
01/27/2003 - 7:00am - Aquinas Emeritus College and ArtServe Michigan in conjunction with the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs are sponsoring a talk and four classes open to all individuals 55 and older in the Grand Rapids area interested in learning how to "write a story." On Thursday, February 20 at 7 p.m...Read more
12/19/2002 - 7:00am - Members of the Aquinas College Community will gather on the steps of the Academic Building at noon on Wednesday, January 15 to listen to Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. Following the speech, the group will march to Bukowski Chapel for a service of prayer and reflection. Dr. Ronald...Read more
12/13/2002 - 7:00am - "Rage is not a 1-Day Thing" is a one-woman stage play written by and starring Awele Makeba, who uses documentary theatre to examine the untaught history of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, that has become a cornerstone of American mythology. The Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center at Aquinas...Read more
12/11/2002 - 7:00am - Aquinas College will host the 2nd annual Catholic High School Holiday Basketball Tournament on Saturday, December 28 and Monday, December 30 at the Aquinas College Field House, 1580 East Fulton. The four participating schools are Grand Rapids Catholic Central, Grand Rapids West Catholic, Lansing...Read more
11/12/2002 - 7:00am - The Aquinas College Percussion Group, directed by Rupert Kettle, adjunct associate professor of music, will be presented in concert on Thursday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Aquinas College Art and Music Center, Kretschmer Recital Hall. The concert is free and a reception will follow. Among the...Read more
11/11/2002 - 7:00am - The Joint Association of Multicultural Motivating Involvement (JAMMIN), an Aquinas College student run organization promoting the interests of multicultural students and sponsoring social and cultural activities available to all students, will be hosting the 14th Annual JAMMIN Fashion and Talent...Read more
11/06/2002 - 7:00am - Wednesday, November 13, at 9: 30 p.m., Cheyenne Flute Player, Joseph Fire Crow will perform in the Aquinas College Cook Carriage House Moose Cafe in celebration of Native American History Month. Fire Crow's CHEYENNE NATION received a nomination for the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards in the category of...Read more
10/22/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College President Harry Knopke today joined a list of Michigan notables in expressing opposition to Proposal 4 which will appear on the November 5 election ballot. Knopke, speaking on behalf of all West Michigan-area colleges and universities, joined with former state Attorney General Frank...Read more
10/21/2002 - 8:00am - The Aquinas College Thespians, an all-student organization, will present "Ace of Diamonds," a murder mystery written by Colorado Tolston. The play will be on Friday, November 8, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, November 9, 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, November 10, 3:00 p.m. in the Aquinas Wege Student Center...Read more
10/08/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College continues to be recognized as a "Best Values" college, according to rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. The College is positioned again on the prestigious "Best Values" list for 2003 as compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its Annual College Survey Rankings...Read more
10/07/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College students involved in Casa Hogar, a four-year-old student-lead organization on campus, will present an awareness project Monday, October 7 through Friday, October 11. The purpose of the project will be to help promote awareness of the link between poverty, child labor and poor...Read more