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Dr. Ronald P. McArthur: Essays & Videos

Posted: October 31, 2013

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

Thomas Cavanaugh (’18) -- quote 1

“The things we discover in the classroom, we recognize as true not because someone told us that they are true, but because we have reasoned to them for ourselves.”

– Thomas Cavanaugh (’18)

Larkspur, California

“Thomas Aquinas College is one of the premiere liberal arts colleges in the country and the pride and joy of the Santa Barbara Pastoral Region.”

– Most Rev. Robert E. Barron

Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles

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