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students in a bio lab
11/17/2016 - 11:14am - The Aquinas College Biology Department has been selected to join the Small World Initiative (SWI), a Yale-University-based non-profit organization that aims to teach students scientific methods while simultaneously crowdsourcing the discovery of novel antibiotics. This selection will provide...Read more
10/31/2016 - 9:24am - GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Aquinas College is hosting Georgetown University’s Dr. Marcia Chatelain for two anti-racism events on Thursday, November 3. Chatelain has gained national attention for her recent work with Georgetown’s Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation and for her project #...Read more
Sister Damien by plants
10/25/2016 - 2:53pm - AQ’s new Dean of Science and Sustainability, Sister Damien Marie Savino, F.S.E., Ph.D., took a break from unpacking boxes to chat with Aquinas Magazine’s Lauren Fay Carlson ‘12 about her passions, her new position and the beauty of the natural world. YOU HAVE QUITE A RESUME IN DIVERSE ACADEMIC...Read more
man sitting in chair
10/21/2016 - 4:12pm - By: Miranda Burel ‘17 Big change happens with big ambition. AQ alumnus, John DeAngelis ‘13, is no stranger to working hard and trying to dramatically change America’s energy landscape. He got one step closer when he recently headed a 12-year power purchase agreement between Steelcase and Apex Clean...Read more
librarian standing in a library by books
10/19/2016 - 4:01pm - By: Miranda Burel, '17 Aquinas has a long history of employing student workers. While in these positions, students gain a plethora of skills for their futures, no matter what their aspirations. Sometimes, though, these on-campus jobs are more than just jobs and instead become the first steps into a...Read more
student acting on stage
10/19/2016 - 12:53pm - The Aquinas College Theatre Department took home 6 awards at the 20th Annual Grand Awards including Outstanding College Production for the show Enchanted April Winners included: Veronica Bustoz - Outstanding Stage Manager Aaron Skorka - Outstanding Supporting Actor (Enchanted April) Kendra...Read more
10/17/2016 - 12:45pm - “How can you build a civil society without a shared sense of solidarity?” This question runs through Dr. Robert Marko’s mind to this day, months after finishing his sabbatical report “From Civil Society as an Abstraction to an Experience of Transformation: The Significance of Euromaidan for Social...Read more
10/17/2016 - 12:42pm - In 2007, Aquinas College was endowed with funding for student and faculty research by the Mohler family bequest. A year later, the Thompson family made additional contributions to the annual grant, which we now know as the Mohler-Thompson Summer Research Scholarship. The Mohler-Thompson Grant...Read more
10/17/2016 - 12:30pm - Student athletes at every institution have a fast-paced, challenging experience, and AQ athletes are no exception. Being involved with the athletic program on a collegiate level can be physically, mentally and emotionally tiring, but balancing it alongside a full-load of classes, all while...Read more
a man and woman sitting and talking
10/17/2016 - 9:52am - Aquinas College takes its students full circle. Starting in the classroom, students connect with professors, gaining valuable knowledge and exploring their passions. With careful application, internships then allow students to then demonstrate their education in a professional context while gaining...Read more
library with the lights on at night
10/13/2016 - 8:51am - Aquinas College has been recognized as the West Michigan Sustainable Business of the Year by the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum. The award, presented on October 12 at the Triple Bottom Line Bash, recognizes organizations that best represent the values of the triple bottom line: people,...Read more
art
10/03/2016 - 11:04am - Aquinas College faculty member Nate Lareau has once again made the ArtPrize Top 20. Lareau’s piece, Ditch Lily Drawing , is an installation made of lily stalks and can be found at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Lareau, a 2005 graduate of Aquinas, says his piece “represents an...Read more
woman standing outside
10/03/2016 - 10:29am - Dr. Deb Steketee will be inducted into the West Michigan Sustainable Business Hall of Fame on October 12. Dr. Steketee joined the Sustainable Business program at Aquinas College in 2005 and brought with her an interest and expertise in innovation, strategy and the social dimensions of...Read more
students at german career day
10/03/2016 - 9:57am - Nearly 400 high school and college students attended German Career Day hosted at Aquinas College on September 28. The German Career Day was sponsored and presented by the Goethe-Institut, Germany’s cultural institute that promotes the study of German abroad and encourages international cultural...Read more
09/26/2016 - 10:59am - The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Aquinas College $2,523,712 to address the shortage of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual teachers in Michigan. Rui Niu-Cooper, Ph.D., associate professor of Education, was the driving force behind the college earning a five-year...Read more
Coach Bo in AQ uniform
09/16/2016 - 2:40pm - After an impressive career that has spanned five decades at Aquinas College, Athletic Director Terry Bocian (Coach Bo) has retired and the Aquinas community wants to celebrate his historic career! This open house will be a casual, family friendly fundraiser recognizing a true AQ legend during...Read more
"Best Colleges US News & World Report Regional Universities Best Value 2017" banner
09/13/2016 - 2:41pm - Aquinas College has been ranked as a top college in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. Aquinas College continues to be recognized as a top ranked “Best Values” college, according to 2017 rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. The College is ranked 3rd on the prestigious “Best...Read more
Stephen Barrows Headshot
09/12/2016 - 12:56pm - Dr. Juan Olivarez, president of Aquinas College, has announced that Dr. Stephen Barrows has been appointed executive vice president, provost and dean of faculty. Dr. Barrows stepped into the role on an interim basis in March after Dr. Gilda Gely accepted a position at a college out-of-state. Five...Read more
09/07/2016 - 11:59am - Aquinas College’s Jane Hibbard Idema Women’s Studies Center will celebrate its 30 th anniversary by welcoming nationally syndicated columnist Dr. Gina Barreca back to campus on Thursday, September 22 at 7 p.m. at Aquinas College’s Donnelly Center. The event is free and open to the public. The...Read more
Apartment E with cheering sports fans looking at the soccer field
08/26/2016 - 3:31pm - Aquinas’s newest residence hall, St. Rose of Lima, was recently LEED Certified. LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Certification is given by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to recognize the world’s greenest, energy-efficient, and high performing buildings. St. Rose of...Read more

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