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Slideshows & Video: <br>The President’s Reception and Taco Dinner, 2019

Slideshows & Video:
The President’s Reception and Taco Dinner, 2019

Posted: May 23, 2019

On the eve of Commencement 2019, Thomas Aquinas College President Michael F. McLean hosted a late-afternoon reception for members of the Senior Class in St. Cecilia Hall:

  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
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    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception
  • Presidents Reception 2019
    Slideshow: The President’s Reception

Afterward, the College Parents’ and Alumni Associations jointly hosted their fifth annual dinner for graduates and their families in St. Joseph Commons. Tlaquepaque, a popular local Mexican restaurant, served fresh tacos with all the fixings. The dinner marked an opportunity for the Alumni Association to welcome its newest members, the Class of 2019, and for parents to learn how their relationship with the College can continue through the Parents’ Association and its community of faith.

  • Taco Dinner 2019
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    Slideshow: Taco Dinner
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    Slideshow: Taco Dinner
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    Slideshow: Taco Dinner
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    Slideshow: Taco Dinner
  • Taco Dinner 2019
    Slideshow: Taco Dinner
  • Taco Dinner 2019
    Slideshow: Taco Dinner
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    Slideshow: Taco Dinner

As a farewell gift, Dr. McLean presented each family with a bound copy of its student’s senior thesis. The student choral group Chrysostomos and another group organized by Giorgio Navarini (’17), the Floriani, then performed several a cappella songs.

“Thomas Aquinas College is a small college, but its reputation has spread far and wide. Because it lives off the masterpieces of thought and literature emanating from the Christian tradition of the Western world, it provides a first-rate education for a select body of talented undergraduates.”

– Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J (†)

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