Rietsema signs with Aquinas College

Catie’s parents join her as she signs her letter of intent to run with the Saints at Aquinas College.

Aquinas College is proud to announce that Catie Rietsema, from Rockford High School, will continue her running career as a Saint. The former All State performer has led the Rams to four top six finishes at the MHSAA Division I state cross country meet, including a third-place finish during her senior season. Rietsema has a […]

Rockford grad beats Aquinas’ oldest track and field record

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The men’s distance medley relay record has stood at Aquinas College since 1972. The quartet of Jerry Gumbleton, Mike Sweeney, Wayne Steanich and Ryan Sexton had the record of 10:16.34. Fast forward 39 years to Saturday, Feb. 12, when the foursome of (pictured l–r) Grant Gunneson of Rockford, B.J. Klotz of Forest Hills Eastern, Nick […]

Becca Ryan receives Aquinas scholarship

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Becca Ryan was recently awarded the R. Paul Nelson full tuition scholarship offered by Aquinas College. Based on high school grade point average and ACT scores, Becca was invited to the Aquinas campus to participate in the Spectrum Scholarship competition along with roughly 250 other students. The testing consisted of multiple choice, team dynamics and […]

News Bits — February 25, 2010

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Aquinas College professor to receive award Susan Haworth-Hoeppner, Ph.D., director of the Aquinas College Jane Hibbard Idema Women’s Studies Center and Associate Professor of Sociology, has been selected to receive the 2009 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award. Haworth-Hoeppner is being honored for her outstanding contributions to community service-learning and to Girls Empowering Together […]