Professor talking to people sitting down
07/12/2016 - 9:27am - On June 15-16, 2016, Interchanges took place on the Renvyle Peninsula in Co. Galway, Ireland. This year is the second annual transatlantic conference on Education, research, and community engagement, an initiative between Aquinas College; Connemara West, Co. Galway; and Lourdes University, Ohio...Read more
06/28/2016 - 3:03pm - Recently, Interfaith at Aquinas was honored with the Better Together Rookie of the Year Award from the Interfaith Youth Corp. The award goes to a campus that joined the Better Together network during the year and created amazing change on campus during its first year. The group won $500 worth of...Read more
Two women standing
06/27/2016 - 10:46am - At the 2 nd Annual Breakfast of Conservation Champions presented by the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Aquinas alum Anne Marie Hertl ’11 received the George Heartwell Community Engagement Award. The event took place on May 23 rd at the Fredrick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park and...Read more
Nick Davidson Athletic Director
06/22/2016 - 3:57pm - Q: How have your first couple of weeks at Aquinas been? A: They have been very good. A lot of focusing on listening and learning what we do in athletics here and integrating with the rest of the campus. Really focusing on trying to learn my staff, and learn our team, and see how we operate and if...Read more
people walking out of a building
06/13/2016 - 1:02pm - Aquinas College proudly served as host to the 14th Biennial Colloquium of Domican Colleges and Universities the weekend of June 9. The colloquium gives the faculty, staff and students of Dominican colleges and universities the opportunity to reflect on the rich heritage of the Dominican Order,...Read more
Clare Shubert leads new Ford Museum
06/10/2016 - 10:33am - Over 1000 students from area schools attended the opening of the new Devos Learning Center, which was unveiled on June 7th along with the reopening of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. The museum has been undergoing a major renovation, and perhaps one of the most exciting changes is the...Read more
Travis Hardin Headshot
06/08/2016 - 10:49am - Sometimes, all it takes is an instance to put you on the path to success. For Travis Hardin ‘99, these instances dramatically shaped his college career and, in turn, his life. During his senior year of high school, Hardin was unsure where he wanted to attend college. With a great passion for...Read more
Headshot of a woman
06/01/2016 - 3:02pm - For many, coming to Aquinas is coming home. It is a place where experiences and relationships thrive and push people to their greatest potential. For Kelly Dittmar ‘06, Aquinas has been a place of support for years, giving her incredible opportunities to turn her political passion into action. AQ...Read more
Jamaal Tarpeh with cast on arm
05/24/2016 - 9:36am - Passion is not only important, but necessary for pursuing what you love, and Jamaal Tarpeh ‘15 is enthusiastic as he heads to the University of Michigan Medical School in Fall 2016. While at Aquinas, Tarpeh pursued a major in Biology and a minor in Music Performance. Tarpeh found AQ while at...Read more
Nick Davidson Athletic Director
05/10/2016 - 10:35am - Dr. Juan Olivarez, President of Aquinas College, has announced the hiring of Nick Davidson as the College’s new athletic director. Davidson brings more than 12 years of experience to Aquinas, most recently as athletic director at Keiser University in West Palm Beach, Florida. “Nick will be a great...Read more
Saint Thomas Aquinas Sculpture
05/05/2016 - 2:12pm - A commissioned sculpture of St. Thomas Aquinas, the patron saint of Aquinas College, will be unveiled and blessed at a ceremony at the College’s newly renovated Fulton Street entrance on May 4, 2016 at 10:00 am. The artist is Jay Hall Carpenter, a nationally recognized sculptor who has created more...Read more
Saint Thomas Aquinas Sculpture
05/04/2016 - 1:22pm - A commissioned sculpture of St. Thomas Aquinas, the patron saint of Aquinas College, was unveiled and blessed at a ceremony Wednesday morning. The sculpture, standing 17 feet tall, was created by Jay Hall Carpenter, a nationally recognized sculptor who has created more than 500 sculptures during...Read more
05/04/2016 - 9:01am - The blessing and unveiling ceremony for the St. Thomas Aquinas Statue at the Fulton St. entrance scheduled for Wednesday, May 4 has been moved inside due to rain. The ceremony will take place on the mezzanine of the Alksnis Athletic & Recreation Building at 10 a.m. A blessing and unveiling will...Read more
05/03/2016 - 1:35pm - This Spring, Aquinas College participated in an 8-week national waste competition called RecycleMania. The College finished 10th in the Country, and first in the State, in the Grand Champion Category. AQ has participated in RecycleMania since 2009, ranking 18th last year. RecycleMania is a friendly...Read more
05/03/2016 - 1:17pm - At Aquinas, even non-science students are getting a chance to experience deep sky objects. Through a program called iTelescope, students across all majors have been able to look at various telescopes across the world. The students picked an interesting deep sky object to image, such as nebulas,...Read more
05/03/2016 - 12:06pm - April 23, 2016 Aquinas College Students participated at the Wayne State University’s Center for Latin American and Latin@ Studies Conference. The event was the Seventh Annual "La Academia del Pueblo." The topic of the conference was (De)Colonizing the Mind: Knowledge from the Margins. Ms. Azra...Read more
Ramsey Lama Judge
05/02/2016 - 2:17pm - At his high school in Illinois, Ramsey Lama ‘04 had an idea that he wanted to study law. His time at Aquinas, studying political science and Spanish, only strengthened that desire. “I was a good writer, a good reader, and a good public speaker. So I figured, with my attributes, it was something I...Read more
Student sitting on mountain
04/21/2016 - 4:15pm - Life is made up of small moments. At times, they don’t seem like much, but sometimes they can mean the world to a person. Those small moments are common at Aquinas, and it is one of the first things that struck Janine O’Donnell ‘13 when she came. “I remember my acceptance letter was signed by hand...Read more
Pat Maguire next to his art
04/15/2016 - 11:08am - A powerful piece of art is like a vehicle, transporting the viewer to a state of contemplation. In the driver’s seat is Aquinas College alumnus Pat Maguire ‘11, whose deeply expressive oil paintings and installations are making a name in the art community. Many of Maguire’s pieces feature windows,...Read more
Student holding award
04/11/2016 - 4:33pm - Two AQ seniors, Laura Rico ‘16 and Elizabeth Sensing ‘16, were recipients of Michigan Campus Compact (MiCC) Commitment to Service Award for their dedication to community service. The pair were honored on April 7, 2016 at MiCC’s Awards Gala, held at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Center in East...Read more