News at AQ

Several students stand with piles of garbage bags full of donations for Mel Trotter and a Mel Trotter Truck

Aquinas Students Gather Truckloads of Donations for Mel Trotter Ministries

December 8, 2023

For the past three years, Aquinas Professor Mark O’Toole has assigned a special project to his fall classes. As they learn about the fundamentals of business, they also put those lessons into practice for a good cause: gathering donations for Mel Trotter Ministries, a nonprofit organization at the...

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Aquinas Performing Arts Center Celebrates 20 Years of Theatre on Campus

November 30, 2023

For the last 20 years, the Aquinas PAC has been home to not only productions by the Aquinas Theatre Department, but also Circle Theatre and the Catholic Secondary schools. In a collaboration unlike any in the country, these theatre organizations share space, support one another, and remind audiences...

Aquinas students visit the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s off-site collections.

History Comes Alive for Students At Community Archives and Research Center

November 8, 2023

Longer class periods in Aquinas’ block model pilot program mean students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in each subject. For this history class, that means they have time to visit the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s off-site collections and see the past up close.

Class trip to Mackinaw Island to study history and culture of Anishinaabe

AQ Cultural Learning Trip with Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians

November 6, 2023

Immersive learning allows students to explore the culture of indigenous people in Michigan.

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Aquinas Students are Taking College One Class at a Time, Literally

October 24, 2023

Citing increased focus, reduced stress, flexibility, friendships and memorable experiences, students are thriving in the Block Model pilot program, also known as one-class-at-a-time scheduling.


Jul 23 2024
9:00 AMSturrus Sports and Fitness Center

Kid's Basketball Skill Improvement Camp

Jul 23 2024
9:30 AMAlksnis Athletics and Recreation Center

Our Youth Camps are designed for athletes with an interest in learning about the game of softball....

Jul 23 2024
9:00 AMJarecki Lacks Hauenstein Building

Prepare for an adventure of epic proportions!Aquinas College's Roleplay Gaming (RPG) Camp (formerly...

Jul 24 2024
7:30 PMPerforming Arts Center

Winner of three Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, this outrageous, uproarious, and gloriously...