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Students learn of plans for New England

Students learn of plans for New England

Posted: February 9, 2017

After the conclusion of underclassman seminars on Tuesday night, students gathered in St. Joseph Commons, where Dean Brian T. Kelly announced Thomas Aquinas College’s plans to establish a branch campus in New England. The news, which had been circulating all day, both online and around the California campus, did not come as a surprise, but students were nonetheless excited to learn more details.

Dr. Kelly briefly discussed why the new campus was so appealing to College officials:


Then, to prove his point, he showed the students the following video slideshow.


To see their reaction, watch the video clip below:

Thanks be to God!

Pete Colarelli

“Thomas Aquinas College’s best asset is its ability to make faith part of everything. It permeates the social life and the academic life.”

– Pete Colarelli (’92)

First Ward Alderman, Lockport, Ill.

“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 (†)