10/04/2002 - 8:00am - On Sunday, October 6, localDispersal, Grand Rapids, a visual and sound exhibition opens at the Aquinas College Art and Music Center Gallery. Featuring 13 artists, the exhibition is the result of artist Amy Sharp's desire to "bring her friends home." "For many of the pieces, the process, design and...Read more
10/03/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College students will be participating in "Into the Streets" from Monday, October 7 through Saturday, October 12. "Into the Streets" is a week of service learning projects giving Aquinas students the opportunity to volunteer in and learn about various community organizations in the Grand...Read more
10/02/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College is pleased to welcome short story writer Peter Carey as part of the 2002/2003 Contemporary Writer Series on Thursday, October 17, 7:30 p.m., in the Aquinas College Wege Student Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public. Two of Carey's novels have won the prestigious...Read more
10/01/2002 - 8:00am - Students at Aquinas College have begun to voice their interest in a peaceful resolution to the conflict with Iraq and the United States' determination to oust Saddam Hussein's regime. In addition to an information table located in the Academic Building on campus, a peace vigil is planned for...Read more
09/27/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College has recognized 13 friends and alumni with special awards that included nine inductees into the newly established College and Athletic Halls of Fame. The Awards were presented during the College's Gala Event held Friday night, September 27, 2002 at the College's Wege Student Center...Read more
09/24/2002 - 8:00am - The Aquinas College Players will present "The Contrast," written by Royall Tyler shortly after America's War of Independence from the British, on Thursday, October 3-Saturday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wege Student Center Ballroom. The play is directed by Gary Konow, Ph.D., Professor of Theatre...Read more
09/23/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College is pleased to welcome poet Linda Pasten as part of the 2002/2003 Contemporary Writer Series on Thursday, October 3, 7:30 p.m., in the Aquinas College Jarecki/Lacks Center, room 141, 159 Woodward Lane S.E. The event is free and open to the public. Pasten is the author of 13 books of...Read more
09/12/2002 - 8:00am - Millard Fuller, founder of Habitat for Humanity, will speak during Collegiate Challenge at Aquinas College on Sunday, September 15, at 2:30 p.m. The event is held in conjunction with the kick-off of the Frank Townsend Memorial Project, sponsored by several local churches and supported by the seven-...Read more
09/09/2002 - 8:00am - Grand Rapids businessman Peter Cook and his wife, Pat, were honored by Aquinas College Thursday, September 5, as its 2002 Reflection Award recipients. The Award, given annually, is presented to individuals who reflect Aquinas' values of commitment, vision, service, loyalty and integrity. The...Read more
08/30/2002 - 8:00am - Ann Crittenden, author of "The Price of Motherhood" (2001), will speak at Aquinas College Wege Student Ballroom on Thursday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. Her talk is titled "The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is Still the Least Valued." The Aquinas Jane Hibbard Idema...Read more
08/20/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College is ready to welcome what could be the largest freshman class ever. Members of the class of 2006 will arrive on the Robinson Road campus Wednesday to begin a week of orientation activities. While enrollment figures are not official until the fourth Friday of September, preliminary...Read more
05/06/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College, Circle Theatre and the Catholic Secondary Schools (CSS) of Greater Grand Rapids officially broke ground today, marking the start of construction on a new $7 million community Performing Arts Center. Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center were...Read more
05/03/2002 - 8:00am - On Friday, May 17, 2002, Aquinas College is hosting POETRY OUT LOUD, a daylong workshop focusing on performance poetry. The workshop is an opportunity for students and teachers to learn about and practice performance poetry. The POETRY OUT LOUD activities also include workshops on poetry writing...Read more
04/26/2002 - 8:00am - Aquinas College, Circle Theatre and the Catholic Secondary Schools (CSS) of Greater Grand Rapids have produced a unique collaboration that will bring a new performing arts facility to the community. Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center will be held on Monday, May...Read more
04/25/2002 - 8:00am - Activist, journalist, teacher. Ella Sims has earned many labels throughout her more than 50 years of service to the community. Now she can add "doctor" to that list. Aquinas College will present Sims with a Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa degree during commencement exercises May 11 at 2:00...Read more
04/19/2002 - 8:00am - Julie Frederick will not be hitting the job market, resume in hand, after she graduates from Aquinas College this May. She will be getting her heart, mind, and soul ready for what promises to be the two most rewarding years of her life. Frederick is heading to the Philippines with the Peace Corps,...Read more
04/09/2002 - 8:00am - The Aquinas College Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center is working diligently to enlighten today's society of the never-ending income equality disparity paradox of men vs. women. In an effort to "make a difference," the Center will host an Equality Bake Sale on Tuesday, April 16, 10 a.m. - 8...Read more
04/05/2002 - 7:00am - Aquinas College Associate Professor of English Gary Eberle will talk about the impact September's terrorist attacks have had on media portrayals of men in "The Return of the Regular Guy? Images of Men Since 9/11," Thursday, April 18 at 12:30 p.m. in the Wege Student Center Loutit Room. The event is...Read more
03/27/2002 - 7:00am - Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin will speak at Aquinas College, as a part of the Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series, on Tuesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wege Student Center Ballroom. Admission is free of charge. Kumin is a poet in the transcendentalist tradition and has been...Read more
03/25/2002 - 7:00am - On Saturday, April 13 at 9 a.m. and Sunday, April 14 at 12 noon, Aquinas College will host the 29th annual Aquinas College Jazz Festival. High school and college jazz bands from duos to sixteen or more instrumentalists per band will perform in concert for music students, jazz educators, and the...Read more