Aquinas College

  • Discovering Dominican Charism; Discovering Myself

    Discovering Dominican Charism; Discovering Myself

    October 2, 2016

    As an incoming freshman, I was aware that Aquinas College was a Catholic college in the Dominican tradition; however, I had no interest in its religious identity. I believed the stereotypes and assumptions about Catholicism. I allowed the negative connotations to influence my personal association with religion and tried to keep my distance. As an […]

  • Partners In Parenting Mobile Classroom Has New Home at Aquinas College

    Partners In Parenting Mobile Classroom Has New Home at Aquinas College

    July 12, 2016

    Since 1999, Srs. Marguerite Cool and Jean Kramer have operated their ministry from a mobile base, a Winnebago modified to fit their needs. Our Winnebago now has a new home at Aquinas College. Aquinas College will be using the vehicle to meet the needs of diverse groups on the campus from the Education Department to sports […]

  • Aquinas College Expands Foundation; Maureen Geary OP Board Trustee

    Aquinas College Expands Foundation; Maureen Geary OP Board Trustee

    August 12, 2014

    Aquinas College, founded by the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids, announced the expansion of the Aquinas College Foundation. As of August, 12 2014, the College Advancement office will transition to its new identity as the Aquinas College Foundation office to support the work of the Foundation. Staff offices will remain in Holmdene. The mission of the Foundation […]

  • Sister Agnes Thiel, OP Honored by GGR Women’s History Council

    October 14, 2006

    Sister Agnes Thiel, OP Honored Senior Advocate and Educator Sister Agnes Thiel was the designer and first Director of the innovative Emeritus Program of Aquinas College, opened in 1975, which offers a variety of noncredit courses to those who wish to learn for the joy of learning, primarily directed toward seniors. This center was established […]

  • Thaddeus Kowalinski, OP Enjoyed Sharing Latin, the Classics with Students

    Thaddeus Kowalinski, OP Enjoyed Sharing Latin, the Classics with Students

    March 4, 1997

    In March 1997, Sr. Thaddeus was featured in the Staff Profile column of the newsletter of Sacred Heart Academy, Mt. Pleasant. The content of that column appear below. Anyone associated with Sacred Heart Academy over the past 23 years has appreciated the guidance of Emily Michaelina Kowalinski. Except you know her as Sister Thaddeus. Emily […]