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Year of St. Joseph Resource for Home and School from the Center for Catholic Education March 01, 2021

Nashville, TN – During this Year of St. Joseph, parents, teachers, and catechists have a new tool to guide them in the rich Catholic teaching about this important saint. The Center for Catholic Education at Aquinas College released a resource...

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Black History Month Resource Highlights Contribution of Black Catholics in the United States February 11, 2021

February is Black History Month. The Center for Catholic Education at Aquinas College has designed a resource as an aid to teachers and catechists in planning activities and/or content for Black History Month. The resource focuses on highlighting the role...

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Alumni Spotlight: Rachel McKenzie Mathew, ’99 February 05, 2021

Rachel McKenzie Mathew, B.A., ’99 was named Distinguished Graduate by Christ the King School in Nashville this week. The award recognizes Mathew’s long service to children in the Catholic schools of Nashville, but also her own education in Catholic schools....

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University Catholic Appoints Aquinas Students to Leadership Roles February 03, 2021

University Catholic in Nashville (UCAT) has announced their slate of student leaders for 2021. Among them are Aquinas undergrads Daniel Kane Jr., ’23 and Pat McMahon, ’21, who will serve on the University Catholic Board.  “UCAT has four dimensions, Spiritual,...

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Aquinas College Mourns the Passing of Coach Charles Anderson February 02, 2021

The Aquinas College community mourns the passing of Coach Charles Anderson, who died on Wednesday, January 27, after his struggle with COVID-19. Coach Anderson made a lasting contribution to athletics at Aquinas College and in Tennessee. During his twenty years...

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Aquinas Graduates Emerge with In-Person Teaching Experience from Tennessee Catholic Schools February 01, 2021

This Fall, Aquinas College teacher candidates completed their clinical placements in person in Tennessee Catholic schools. Now, Aquinas graduates continue to apply what they have learned as they teach in schools across the state. These rising educators worked with children...

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Thank God for the Empty Jar! December 16, 2020

By Sister Elizabeth Anne Allen, O.P., Ed.D. Note: This is the second installment in a multi-part series on the Teacher as Vessel.  Click here to read the first reflection.  In The Sound of Beauty, author Michael Kurek identifies three principal...

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Aquinas Students Grateful for Lessons during Fall Semester of In-Person Learning December 07, 2020

By Sister Mary Grace Watson, O.P. One year ago, we all probably would have been very confused to read this headline. In an era of increasing online learning, particularly in higher education, in-person learning would not attract any attention worthy...

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What is an atelier? November 18, 2020

Designed to be offered once or twice a semester, an Atelier is not a lecture by a faculty member, but a pedagogical instruction on how to research, study, and prepare a specific text, artwork, or musical selection from the Catholic...

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Profiles in Leadership Series Prepares Campus Voters for US Elections November 17, 2020

Aquinas College hosted a Fall lecture series, Profiles in Leadership. The series held in Breen Hall on three Tuesdays in October welcomed members of the faculty by invitation to speak on virtuous leadership in this time of upheaval. Speakers included...

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