Aquinas College

Black theatre group creates safe space to explore race

by (kendravanderlip)

Submitted 06-17-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Edye Evans Hyde knows Grand Rapids is missing something crucial in its theatre community. This is why she recently started the Ebony Road Players, a nonprofit black theatre troupe that focuses on racial issues. The company took to the stage at...

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Reading with the Stars program encourages young readers

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 03-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Liz Aschwege has a passion for sharing her love of reading. Her program, Reading with the Stars, is a partnership between local college students and athletes and area elementary schools. Teams from Aquinas College, Grand Valley State University, and...

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Eastown Community Association Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Branding and Website, Fund Drive

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Eastown Community Association has seen a lot of change and progress since its formation in 1973 and is now proud to announce that the organization has completed a rebranding process, complete with the launching of a new website. "The...

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Story Matters: Matt Seager comes back for music in Grand Rapids

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-27-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. While at various ArtPrize venues throughout the event, The Rapidian's Story Matters...

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Poet and Author Herbert Woodward Martin at Aquinas College

by (AQContemporaryW...)

Submitted 04-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series will host Herbert Woodward Martin on Tuesday, April l9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wege Center Ballroom at Aquinas College.  Herbert Woodward Martin has a special connection with Grand Rapids. He...

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Local First works to inspire, build relationships with upcoming event

by (Brittany Beezhold)

Submitted 03-12-2013 under NEWS

Local First is gearing up for its 5th Annual Sustainable Business Conference on March 27 at Aquinas College. The Sustainable Business Conference gathers local businesses to share and discuss effective ways to achieve triple bottom line policies...

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National Book Award winner Jaimy Gordon to visit Aquinas College

by (AQContemporaryW...)

Submitted 03-12-2013 under NONPROFITS

Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series welcomes National Book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon to campus. A native of Baltimore, she received her M.A. in English as well as her Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Brown University. She is...

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Author Robin Hemley at Aquinas College

by (AQContemporaryW...)

Submitted 10-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

Robin Hemley has authored ten books of nonfiction and fiction.  His writing has been published in the U.S., Great Britain, Germany, Japan, the Philippines, Hong Kong (and elsewhere), and has been widely anthologized. His work has appeared in...

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Author Bonnie Jo Campbell to present free reading at Aquinas College

by (AQContemporaryW...)

Submitted 09-18-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Bonnie Jo Campbell will give a free reading as part of the Contemporary Writers Series at Aquinas College on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wege Ballroom. Campbell grew up on a small Michigan farm with her mother and...

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Youth Policy Summit on Great Lakes Water Resources held at Aquinas College

by (Allison Arnold)

Submitted 07-25-2012 under NEWS

This week, running July 22-28, the Keystone Center is hosting a Youth Policy Summit on Great Lakes Water Resources at Aquinas College. The program was offered to high school students from all over the country who are interested in learning the...

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