Alumni at Aquinas College

Contact Director of Alumni Engagement

Alexa Carey '09
Senior Director of Alumni Engagement
Phone: (616) 632-2822
Email: ajc004@aquinas.edu

Alexa graduated in 2009 with degrees in Community Leadership and Political Science.  She went on to get her Masters in 2012, followed by several years in development roles at nonprofit and educational institutions, before returning to the alumni office in 2016. As director, she manages the alumni council and is responsible for developing strategies for alumni engagement. Homecoming is her favorite weekend of the year. 

It’s Great to be a Saint!

Sr. Mary Ann Barrett, O.P. '66
Alumni Engagement Officer
Phone: (616) 632-2164

Sr. Mary Ann began religious ministry as a teacher more than 40 years ago and subsequently directed campus ministry at Aquinas College and worked in several administrative roles on the Dominican Sisters – Grand Rapids Marywood campus. She has also been a campus minister at the Aquinas Newman Center in Albuquerque, N.M., and served as a pastoral associate in parish ministry. Born in Alpena, Sr. Mary Ann received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Aquinas College, a second master’s degree in pastoral studies from Loyola University in Chicago and a certificate in biblical studies from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. 

Sr. Mary Ann will partner with various campus departments to bring current students into the alumni community.