Aquinas College

  • Tree Planting at Marywood with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and Dominican Sisters

    Tree Planting at Marywood with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and Dominican Sisters

    November 2, 2022

    Saturday, October 29 was the first of several planting session with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks. With a 34-acre Campus at the corner of Fulton Street and Lakeside Drive in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids  have the potential to transform some of our spacious lawns into beautiful stands of trees. While […]

  • Celebrating Aquinas College and Inauguration of Alicia Córdoba

    Celebrating Aquinas College and Inauguration of Alicia Córdoba

    October 12, 2022

    The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids joined a crowd of well-wishers in our beloved extended Aquinas community. We gathered to celebrate Alicia R. Córdoba, D.M.A., as she was inaugurated as the ninth president of Aquinas College on October 7, 2022 at the Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center. Alicia Córdoba is the first woman president of […]

  • Alumnae Celebrated with Awards and More at Aquinas College Homecoming 2022

    Alumnae Celebrated with Awards and More at Aquinas College Homecoming 2022

    September 21, 2022

    It was a night to celebrate! Sisters and friends of the Award winners gathered for the Alumni Awards presentation Thursday evening, September 14 as part of the College’s Homecoming festivities. Attendees were treated to a strolling dinner with drinks before the presentations. Aquinas College celebrated a couple of familiar alumni during Homecoming Weekend. 2022 Honorees […]

  • Celebrating Our 2022 Jubilarians

    Celebrating Our 2022 Jubilarians

    August 12, 2022

    We Celebrate Our Jubilarians! We gathered Saturday evening Aug. 6 to share in the celebration of Jubilee; to give thanks for the lives of those who have served among us for 50, 60, 70, and 75 years. We also celebrated the life of an Associate who has served among us for 25 years. Let us […]

  • Mindy Hills Named Director of Dominican Center Marywood at Aquinas College

    Mindy Hills Named Director of Dominican Center Marywood at Aquinas College

    August 2, 2022

    The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids is pleased to announce the hiring of our new director of Dominican Center Marywood at Aquinas College. Mindy Hills is passionate about the ministry of Dominican Center and looks forward to helping it grow and developing new programming while maintaining the quality programs offered in person and virtually. She […]

  • Funeral Services for Sister Ann Porter OP

    Funeral Services for Sister Ann Porter OP

    May 25, 2022

    Sister Ann Porter OP entered eternal life on May 23, 2022 at the age of 86 years after 66 years of religious life. We commend Sister Ann to your prayers. Evening Prayer with Remembering Service Wednesday, May 25 at 7:00 pm Chapel of the Word/Marywood Funeral Mass Thursday, May 26 at 10:30 am Chapel of […]

  • Introducing “Our Common Home One Human Family” Laudato Si Video Series

    Introducing “Our Common Home One Human Family” Laudato Si Video Series

    January 24, 2022

    “Our Common Home & One Human Family” video series offers thoughtful exploration of some of the basic themes, principles, and values expressed in the book Laudato Si’© (On the Care of Our Common Home). “There is a nobility in the duty to care for creation through little daily actions, and it is wonderful how education […]

  • Positive White Identity & Anti-Racism – An Opportunity for Learning and Reflection

    Positive White Identity & Anti-Racism – An Opportunity for Learning and Reflection

    June 26, 2021

    The Inclusion Team for the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids exists to foster growth and transformation that creates, supports, and sustains a diverse, inclusive, and racially equitable culture on the Marywood campus. Our team is committed to providing opportunities for learning and reflection. We thank guest contributor Mallory E. Miller, M. Ed., Assistant Director of […]

  • Justine Kane OP Awarded Tenure at Aquinas College

    Justine Kane OP Awarded Tenure at Aquinas College

    March 31, 2021

    We congratulate Sr. Justine Kane, OP, Ph.D, who was recently awarded tenure by the Board of Trustees at Aquinas College! Tenure is granted by academic institutions only after a candidate demonstrates excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the profession and the institution. Tenure is a permanent post within the College, and it recognizes the […]

  • Lent Reflection: Hunger, Worry, Salt, and Light

    Lent Reflection: Hunger, Worry, Salt, and Light

    February 26, 2021

    When was the last time you worried about how you were going to get your next meal? I know many of us who have lunch here on a regular basis ask “What are we having for lunch today?” Or, in my family, when we have been on vacation together, as we finish breakfast someone asks, […]