CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE
At this time, St. Thomas Aquinas College is planning to resume in-person, on-campus instruction, residence life, and student activities for the Fall 2020 semester. We are examining various contingencies for whatever adaptations and changes will be required to open the campus for instruction, dorm life, and a range of student activities. Please continue to monitor this page and keep informed via our latest updates.
Deirdre-Noel Engels, Ph.D.
“In my classes, I encourage students to develop practical skills that will enable them to hit the ground running at their first job. There are so many budding young entrepreneurs on campus; I hope that my classes will inspire them and provide them with the tools necessary to bring their ideas to life."READ MORE
Linda Levine-Madori, PhD
For the past 30 years, Linda has devoted her career to research, practice, education, and the the benefits this therapy offers people with cognitive disabilities. Her research on Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive functioning, and psycho-social well-being was the basis for the TTAP Method...READ MORE
Meghan Mihal, Ph.D.
One of the most rewarding things about teaching economics is showing students that they really can do it, especially when they think they can’t ... READ MORE
Christine Cahill, JD
Before she joined the Business School faculty at St. Thomas Aquinas College... READ MORE
Ryan D. Wynne, Ph.D.
Dr. Ryan Wynne says that after having a horrible chemistry teacher in 11th grade, he vowed that he’d never take another chemistry class in his lifetime...READ MORE
Staci Shultz, Ph.D.
Literature rooted in pop culture such as fan fiction is a genre that scholars like Dr. Staci Shultz find intriguing partly because, in the past, it has been dismissed as frivolous, Staci says. Today, “acafans” or academics who study fan practices... READ MORE
Ben Wagner, PhD
Why do some people seek out and enjoy taking personality surveys more than others? This is the subject of a yearlong research project Dr. Benjamin Wagner, assistant professor of psychology at St. Thomas Aquinas College, is working on with honors student Melissa Etter ’22... READ MORE
Melissa Mounier ’20
“Ever since I was twelve, I have been writing stories." Melissa sees herself working as an editor for a literary magazine or publishing house. “STAC helped me to consider the different career options within my field of study, and really helped me decide what field within the writing industry I wanted to pursue.”READ MORE
Suzanne Clarke ’21
Suzanne knew when she arrived at St. Thomas Aquinas College that she wanted a career that involved travel. Because of her international experiences and with the guidance of her professors in the School of Business, she decided to complement her Accounting major with a minor in International Business...READ MORE
Gianna Galu '21
During Spring 2019, Gianna Galu ’21 and three other students spent seven days in the Dominican Republic on a medical mission ... READ MORE
Aliza Deen ’20
Aliza Deen loves anime, so when her English professor suggested making it the focus of a joint project, she jumped right in. ... READ MORE
Luke Taplin ’20 grew up playing tennis in Auckland, New Zealand. In fact, it’s the sport that brought Luke to the states after he was recruited to play it at St. Thomas Aquinas College...READ MORE
From the time she was in sixth grade, Tyiana Nunez knew she wanted to be an FBI agent. Since then, the Criminal Justice major has had many opportunities to see what her future career is like in real-time. She has investigated... READ MORE
Americo Acevedo got a taste of what it’s like to work at a Big Four accounting firm courtesy of the Deloitte Pioneer Internship he landed during the summer of his freshmen year. For six weeks, he worked alongside partners and staff in Deloitte’s offices at New York City’s iconic Rockefeller Plaza and... READ MORE
Kathryn Baumgartner '15
For Kathryn Baumgartner, teaching was always a desired industry, and English was a field that greatly interested her. However, it was not until later on in her professional and academic career that she would realize a career as a Librarian would be the perfect fit.READ MORE
Caitlin Zungoli '15
While Caitlin wishes she had more time for volunteering, she always has time for her alma mater: “I will give the school as much time and talent as I can so that other students can have the same exceptional experiences I did..."READ MORE
Melissa Urena Castillo ’17
"The most rewarding thing about my career is seeing the physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits Recreation Therapy has for my patients" ... READ MORE
Sarah Montello, BA ’16
Imagine researching 19th-century literature in one of the oldest libraries in Europe .... READ MORE
Ariana Carpentieri, BA ’18
Watching big ideas transform into manuscripts and ultimately bound volumes that land on bookstore shelves .... READ MORE
Nicki LiTrenta knew she wanted to work at Bloomberg from the moment she visited the organization’s New York City’s headquarters with the STAC Business Club last year. While it took some serious perseverance, she has since made... READ MORE
Alexa Fox, BS ’13
Alexa Fox discovered her passion for optometry while shadowing professionals in the field as an honors student at St. Thomas Aquinas College. “I was pretty certain I wanted to pursue a career as an eye care physician and that decision was solidified after shadowing professionals in the field... READ MORE