Aquinas College Magazine

Past Issues

Past Issues


A Letter from the President

Sister Mary Sarah Galbraith, O.P., President of Aquinas College, introduces the nearly-complete strategic plan for the College: Vision 2020.


Building on a Strong Foundation

Tracing the history of Aquinas College from the first Dominicans' journey to Nashville, through the present day as a robust Catholic college.


Cultivating the Garden of Knowledge

William Smart, Ph.D., Associate Provost, outlines the ambitious goals of the Vision 2020: Truth & Charity Strategic Plan.


A Strategic View from the Deans

The four deans of Aquinas College outline ambitious plans for growth in their respective schools in continuing Aquinas' leadership in Catholic education.


Planning by Charrette

In the physical plant growth aspect of the Vision 2020 Strategic Plan, Aquinas follows the time-honored method of planning by "charrette."

Student Life

Student Life Reinvigorates Aquinas College

The spirited residential students have reinvigorated Aquinas campus life during the 2013-2014 academic year.

In the Dominican Tradition

Habit Forming: an Interview with a Postulant

Editorial staff interviews a postulant of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia. Sister Lauren Hance transferred to Aquinas in 2012 as a residential student.

In the Dominican Tradition

Spiritual Life Flourishing, Challenges Remain

Staff member Paul Downey details how spiritual life is booming at Aquinas, yet growth has created an unprecedented demand for both space and staff.

Student Life

Leap of Faith: Profile of a Freshman

Freshman resident Danny Ligowski made a leap of faith in choosing Aquinas College and has landed upright.

School of Nursing

The Gift of Giving

School of Nursing student Jessica Bowman successfully helped a woman in labor in a parking garage on Christmas Eve, recalling her professors' instructions.

Student Life

A View from Bracciano

Sister Mary Angelica, O.P., Director of the Study Abroad Program, details life in Bracciano, Italy, future home of the Aquinas study abroad program.

School of Business

Introducing Crowdfunding

Dr. Dan Donnelly, Dean of the School of Business, explains how technology has changed the face of fundraising with such new phenomena as


Crowdfunding at Aquinas

Andrew Shafer, M.P.A., Vice President for Advancement, hints at how Aquinas College will soon be entering the dynamic world of crowdfunding.

School of Nursing

School of Nursing Offers Scholarship for Alumni

The School of Nursing is offering A.S.N. alumni scholarships towards their B.S.N. at Aquinas College. The A.S.N. will no longer be offered after 2015.

News Briefs

News briefs from the 2013-2014 academic year.

Alumni & Friends

Interview with Author and Nursing Alumnus Jeff High ’06

Rachel Leach, Director of Alumni Relations, sat down with School of Nursing alum Jeff High '06 to talk about his side job as a best-selling fiction writer.

Alumni & Friends

Alumni Notes

A letter from Rachel Leach, Director of Alumni Relations, addresses Aquinas alumni and provides updates from Class Notes.

Campus Happenings

Aquinas College Celebrates an Historic 2014 Commencement

Kari Byard, Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Academics, summarizes the historic 2014 Commencement ceremonies.


In Memoriam

A list of all alumni, faculty, staff, family, and friends of Aquinas College who have passed away in the past year.