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Yearly Archives: 2018

Other Side of the Desk November 28, 2018

Each Fall a new batch of Aquinas students enters the classroom – not on the campus, but in elementary and secondary schools across Tennessee. These budding educators are not new to the classroom, however, having spent many hours in observation and...

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Faculty and Staff News November 26, 2018

Elizabeth Donlon, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education will present “Using Book Talks to Engage Reluctant Readers” with alumnae Anna Price, ’18 and Priscilla Serrano, 17 at the Literacy Association of Tennessee Conference in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on December 4, 2018.  Sister Mary Diana Dreger, O.P., M.D., adjunct presented “The Gospel...

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Alumni Spotlight: Sr. Regina Ann Tonn, O.P., ’18 November 26, 2018

This month’s spotlight travels to Phoenix, Arizona where Sister Regina Ann Tonn, O.P. ’18 teaches at the brand new Saint John Paul II Catholic High School in Avondale, Arizona. After recently earning a B.S. in English from Aquinas College, Sister...

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Student Scholar Madeline Embrey, ’19 at Medical Humanities Conference October 19, 2018

  Kalamazoo, MI – Student scholar Madeline Embrey, ’19 was all smiles as she returned from Kalamazoo. Madeline was among the student scholars chosen to present at the Western Michigan University Eighth Annual Medical Humanities Conference September 14.  Madeline Embrey,...

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Theologians and Dialogue October 18, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Aquinas College faculty members Sister Mary Madeline, O.P., S.T.D. and Sister Gabriella Yi, O.P., S.T.D. attended the USCCB’s Conference, “Teaching Undergraduate Theology: Connecting the Disconnects” in Washington, DC on September 13 and 14. The conference, funded by a...

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Aquinas College President Takes the Oath of Fidelity September 19, 2018

Nashville, TN – On Tuesday, August 28, Sister Mary Agnes Greiffendorf, O.P., ’02 took the Oath of Fidelity and made a public Profession of Faith in the presence of the new Ordinary of the Diocese of Nashville, Bishop J. Mark...

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Alumni Spotlight: Br. Vincent Mary Bernhard, O.P., ’17 September 18, 2018

  This month’s Alumni Spotlight is on Brother Vincent Mary Bernhard, O.P. (Will Bernhard, ’17).   Br. Vincent Mary discovered his vocation as a Dominican during his years at Aquinas College. He and his eight classmates are now assigned to the...

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Aquinas College Board Welcomes Former Director of Secretariat for Catholic Education September 10, 2018

Nashville, TN – Aquinas College welcomes Sister John Mary Fleming, O.P., ’83 as an ex officio member of its Board of Directors. Sister joins the board having recently completed her term as Executive Director for the Secretariat for Catholic Education,...

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All the WISER August 16, 2018

Nashville, TN – The third annual WISE Conference was held July 11-14 at the Aquinas College Center for Catholic Education. “I have attended seminars and webinars, but nothing has…led me to the truth more than WISE,” said one participant. School...

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Mother Anna Grace Neenan, O.P., ’02 Elected Prioress General of the Nashville Dominicans July 02, 2018

Nashville, TN – During their General Chapter, The Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia elected Mother Anna Grace Neenan, O.P., ’02, as the Prioress General of the congregation to lead the religious community from 2018 through 2024. After first coming to...

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