Dr. Ronald P. McArthur: Essays & Videos

Essays

Videos

Alumnus Phil Halpin (’97) has uploaded two vintage videos of Thomas Aquinas College’s late founding president, Dr. Ronald P. McArthur. The first, taken in 1996, features Dr. McArthur talking to the students about his love for the College:

 

The second video comes from the next evening, at the 25th Anniversary Founders’ dinner. Dr. McArthur, Dr. Dillon, Mr. Berquist, Dr. Neumayr, Mr. DeLuca, and others speak about the founding of the College:

 

Meanwhile, in 2011 the College’s alumni hosted this panel discussion of the College’s founders on the occasion of its 40th anniversary:

 

Finally, in 2012 Dr. McArthur presented the following talk to the College’s students:

 

May the souls of Dr. McArthur and all the faithfully departed rest in peace.


Posted: October 31, 2013

Isabella Hsu (’18) on discussion method

“In our classroom discussions, we are responsible for our own education. We have to get our hands dirty, to figure out the material, to let it become part of us and make us better people. That is real learning.”

– Isabella Hsu (’18)

Redondo Beach, California

“Thomas Aquinas is already the preeminent Catholic college in the country.”

– John Cardinal O’Connor (†)

Archbishop of New York

(1999)

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