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Rooted in Pillars

Rooted in Pillars

By Anna Skog

A journey through the history of Aquinas College, Grand Rapids traced through the roots of our Dominican Pillars: Prayer, Service, Study, and Community.
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Rooted in Pillars: Prayer
Rooted in Pillars: Prayer
This episode focuses on the Dominican pillar of Prayer at Aquinas, tracing back our history through its Dominican roots. Fr. Stan, Sr. Catherine Williams, Sr. Justine Kane, and Zach Gonring are among those featured in this episode who discuss prayer life then and now on campus at Aquinas.
13:43
May 13, 2021
Rooted in Pillars: Service
Rooted in Pillars: Service
This episode focuses on the pillar of Service at Aquinas, specifically the unique relationship shared between Aquinas and its surrounding community of Eastown, Grand Rapids. Sr. Aquinas Weber, Brigid Avery of the Eastown Community Association, and Robert Gilmore are among those featured in this podcast.
16:23
May 13, 2021
Rooted in Pillars: Study
Rooted in Pillars: Study
This episode focuses on the pillar of Study at Aquinas, through the story of the Writing Center. Julie Bevins, Sara Haviland, and Jama Jama are featured in this episode to provide both staff and student perspectives on Study at Aquinas.
13:47
May 12, 2021
Rooted in Pillars: Community
Rooted in Pillars: Community
This episode focuses on the pillar of Community at Aquinas. Much of our community is rooted in our school spirit, which can be seen in our mascot, school fight song, and spirit rock. Ryan Wendt, Dave Weinandy, Barbara McCargar, and Bridget Baehl are among those featured in this episode to give a full perspective on both historical and current community values at Aquinas.
14:32
May 12, 2021