03/21/2002 - 7:00am - Join the Aquinas Community in celebrating our Third Annual Irish Celebration! Date: This Friday, March 22, 2002 Location: Cook Carriage House Time: 7pm - 12am Entertainment: MacAoidh: 7-9pm (Ma-Ky) Traditional Celtic Fonnmhor: 9pm-12am Winner of WYCE's best Album and best band of the year!...Read more
03/18/2002 - 7:00am - Thursday, March 21-Saturday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.: The Aquinas College Players present The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance. You've seen the movie. Now come see the play. Aquinas College Wege Student Center Ballroom. Tickets at the door: General admission $10 $8 Faculty and Staff $6 Students,...Read more
03/15/2002 - 7:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (March 15, 2002) - Grand Rapids Mayor John H. Logie has been selected by the Aquinas Emeritus College as its 2002 Emeritus Award recipient for his years of community leadership and service. Mayor Logie will receive this award at the Emeritus Evening, a dinner in his honor on...Read more
03/13/2002 - 7:00am - (March 13, 2002) -- Joseph White, the interim president of the University of Michigan, will speak at Aquinas College on Tuesday, April 2, 2002, as the sixth lecturer in the annual Wege Foundation Speaker Series program. The speech, presented in Aquinas' Wege Center Ballroom, begins at 4 p.m. The...Read more
03/04/2002 - 7:00am - Terry Bocian, has resigned his position as the Saints Head Baseball Coach, effective immediately. Bocian, who has held that position for thirty years, will continue on as athletic director for the College's 18-sport athletic program. Bocian said that his decision was necessary to give his successor...Read more
02/27/2002 - 7:00am - Grand Rapids, Michigan, (February 21, 2002) -- Aquinas College has implemented a new tool in its student recruitment efforts. Called "Virtual Visit," the Web-based application allows admissions representatives to custom design a "Visit" to campus for prospective students who, otherwise, might not...Read more
02/25/2002 - 7:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Aquinas College faculty members will celebrate the achievement of women in the fine arts during "We Create Words," a reading of their creative writings held Wednesday, March 20 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Wege Student Center's Loutit Room. Admission is free of charge. The...Read more
02/21/2002 - 7:00am - Grand Rapids, Mich. (February 21, 2002) Aquinas College's Social Action Committee (SAC) is sponsoring Hunger and Homeless Week, Saturday, February 23 to Sunday, March 3. We want make people aware of how blessed we really are, said SAC Coordinator Robin Mankel. By serving others, we can raise...Read more
02/20/2002 - 7:00am - Sr. Aquinas Weber, O.P. has been named as the recipient of the 2002 Faith in Humanity Award by the Hugh Michael Beahan Foundation. Sr. Aquinas will receive her award at a ceremony on April 27 at Catholic Central High School. The Faith in Humanity Award is given annually to someone who exemplifies...Read more
02/20/2002 - 7:00am - Grand Rapids, Michigan (February 20, 2002) -- On Tuesday, February 26, the Aquinas College Music Department, along with Ernest Bud Kretschmer, welcomes back Scott Kirby, one of the best interpreters of ragtime piano music on the scene today. Mr. Kirby specializes in distinctly American genres which...Read more
02/18/2002 - 7:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN (February 18, 2002) The 29th Annual Aquinas College Jazz Festival will be held this year on April 13 and 14. The daytime performances have not been finalized but we have confirmed our evening concerts. On Saturday night, April 13, at 9 p.m. in the Aquinas College Art and...Read more
02/14/2002 - 7:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (February 14, 2002) Award-winning author Judith Ortiz Cofer will speak at the Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series on Thursday, February 28, 7:30 p.m. in the Wege Student Center Ballroom. Cofer, Franklin Professor of English and the Director of the Creative Writing...Read more
02/11/2002 - 7:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (February 11,2002) Resourceful Women: A Student Conference Celebrating Women's Contributions, Past and Present, sponsored by Aquinas College's Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center, is being held on Saturday, March2, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Jarecki Center for...Read more
02/08/2002 - 7:00am - Wednesday, February 13th, 2002 12:00-1:00p.m. Wege Student Center Ballroom Aquinas College Call (616)459-8281 ext. 4115 for more information ------------------- July 14, 2000 marked the 40th anniversary of Dr. Jane Goodall's landmark chimpanzee research at Gombe, Tanzania. The longest running...Read more
02/05/2002 - 7:00am - "Subject to Debate," Katha Pollitt's bimonthly column in The Nation has offered readers provocative observations on women, politics, and culture for more than seven years. Pollitt will speak at Aquinas on Tuesday, February 5. Her talk, Feminism in the Age of 'Dubya': The Bush Era, is at 7:00 p.m.,...Read more
12/20/2001 - 7:00am - Aquinas College is pleased to exhibit the artwork of Dana Freeman, as a part of the Art and Music Center Gallery Series. A opening reception will be held on Sunday, January 20 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Art and Music Center Gallery. Admission is free of charge. Freeman's exhibit "Landscape for...Read more
12/20/2001 - 7:00am - Aquinas College is pleased to exhibit the artwork of Dana Freeman, as a part of the Art and Music Center Gallery Series. A opening reception will be held on Sunday, January 20 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Art and Music Center Gallery. Admission is free of charge. Freeman's exhibit "Landscape for...Read more
12/19/2001 - 7:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, (December 19, 2001) ? Aquinas College is hosting the 2001/2002 Lecture Series where Aquinas College Adjunct Professor of Humanities and Philosophy, Ralph Vunderink will present Thomas Aquinas Revisited on Tuesday, January 22, 2002 at 12:30 p.m. in the Wege Student Ballroom...Read more
12/13/2001 - 7:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, (December 13, 2001)- Aquinas President Harry J. Knopke, Ph.D awarded sophomore Holli Charbonneau the Dr. Luis A. Tomatis Scholarship at the scholarship establishment ceremony on December 6, 2001. The scholarship was established with the purpose of providing financial...Read more
12/10/2001 - 7:00am - GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, (December 10, 2001) - Aquinas College won one out of only five "Outstanding Delegation" awards at the American Model United Nations Conference in Chicago, November 17-20. Aquinas participated with approximately 1000 college-students from 100 college and universities across...Read more